The new facilities of Smurfit Kappa will have 20.000m2 and will increase a 25% de production of the company localized in Ibi (Alicante).
Plásticos Vicent, company that belongs to IbiLonjaVirtual has facilities of more than 3.000m2 which will be extended in the new polygon Parque Tecnológico del Juguete. Moreover, the company has 20.000m2 more for possible extensions, that is almost the 80% of the total area of the new industrial area.
Plásticos Vicent was acquired by the multinational Smurfit Kappa in 2008 and is specialist in the manufacturing of the packaging Bax-in-Box, designed to extend the life of the liquid or semi-liquid food, as a useful solution of packaging for industrial products.
The multinational Group, second world producer of Bag-in-Box, has six plants localized in France, Italy, Russia, Argentina, Canada and Spain, being the facilities of Ibi the only ones present in our country.
Nowadays, the products of the company are exported to more than 20 countries, mainly to Portugal, Greece, Italy and France, all of them countries with a wine tradition; and with the new facilities, the company will increase its production with the best technology.
Pascual Martinez, manager of the company has affirmed that “Our main objective is the highly quality of our products along with the most advanced technology. The use of leading technology in the injection sector is fundamental to get the maximum efficiency and no doubt this new facilities are prepared for it”
The new facilities are a great impulse for the industry of ibi and Region, because they will generate 200 direct jobs and other 200 indirect. Moreover these new facilities show the preparation of our companies to face any challenge.
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