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Panther Packaging to expand its RRK Wellpappenfabrik business in Bottrop, Germany

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Panther Packaging to expand its RRK Wellpappenfabrik business in Bottrop, Germany

October 06, 2017 - 06:02

TORNESCH, Germany, Oct. 6, 2017 (Press Release) -The Panther Packaging Group is undertaking further expansion of its RRK Wellpappenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG business in Bottrop.

Now that the Panther Group has already got extensive investments for the Panther Packaging Group’s packaging site in Wustermark (Brandenburg) underway, a massive enlargement of RRK Wellpappenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG has also begun. Its capacity limit, an annual volume of approx. 180 million m², has already been reached, and further significant expansion is now planned.

To increase capacity, productivity and quality, the Bottrop-based company will receive additional processing machines for corrugated board packaging in the next few months. Another rotary diecutter with three inking units together with a new 4-colour inline machine are being installed. These high-speed machines are state of the art and are equipped with the most modern robotic technology and fault detection systems.

Furthermore, the company will receive a new production waste disposal plant to accommodate the new volumes and to make considerable energy savings. In addition, the entire internal logistics will also be brought up to the latest technological standards and fully automated at the same time.

RRK has strong representation as a partner/supplier in the food sector, and has always stressed the highest level of productivity, excellent printing results, high flexibility and quality. The intention is to use the new investments to achieve further expansion of these characteristic features, while meeting the needs of sustainability to a high degree at the same time.