SWITZERLAND • The company has announced the official opening on 16 May 2018 of Bobst Changzhou Co. Ltd, its second production facility in China. Titled “China 4.0 – Beyond your packaging future” the formal inauguration will be followed by two days of open house events on 17 and 18 May.
The new site is a state-of-the-art greenfield facility located in Changzhou, in the Jiangsu province, and is dedicated to web-fed printing and converting technologies for flexible materials. The opening of the new plant is a major step in the next phase of the development of Bobst activities for the Asian flexible packaging industry. It also bears witness to the Group’s enduring commitment to maximum manufacturing standards in its delocalized production plants and to the development of gravure printing and lamination solutions dedicated to the region’s specific requirements and industry practices.
The commitment to provide solutions that integrate the requirements of the packaging industry in Asia is also exemplified by the Competence Center that is part of the Bobst Changzhou facility. Operated by an experienced team of engineers and specialists, the Center will provide full support and advice to Asian clients throughout gravure printing and lamination trial runs, in addition to being the location for the joint development of process improvements with other suppliers of equipment, devices and consumables.