Effective May 12, 2016, Schoeller Allibert opened a new production plant in Zabrze, Poland. Located in the Katowice Special Economic Zone of the city, this modern facility stretches over an area of 28,000 m2. Equipped with a wide range of injection moulding machines, the 6,350 m2 of the production plant allows Schoeller Allibert to produce a full portfolio of products for customers in the CEE region, including the brand new EuroClick®, an ultra-versatile crate developed especially for the Automotive market.
Schoeller Allibert Group implemented the project in Poland, in 8 months.
The opening ceremony was attended by all involved in the construction of the facility and invited guests, including Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik, the Mayor of Zabrze, the Management Board of Katowice Special Economic Zone, representatives of the contractor Pro-Invest S.A., and representatives of the Shareholders, the Management Board and colleagues of the Schoeller Allibert Group.
“We should be really proud that a company with more than 50 years of tradition, designing and manufacturing world-recognised high-quality plastic packaging, launches operations in our city. Representatives of almost all sectors of the economy use the products offered by the company. It is worth noting that sustainable growth of Schoeller Allibert is based on the implementation of innovative and environmental-friendly solutions,” explained Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik, the Mayor of Zabrze.
In his speech delivered during the ceremony, Ian Robinson, CEO of Schoeller Allibert Group said: ”The establishment of this exciting new facility here in Poland is a major building block in our roadmap for a world-class manufacturing footprint for the Schoeller Allibert Group. With this new facility, we will be able to serve not only our customers in the growing Polish and Central Eastern European region but also other parts of Western Europe.”