Rexam HTW inaugurates new aluminium beverage can line in India

 

 

Rexam, one of the leading global beverage can makers, together with its partner Hindustan Tin Works today inaugurated its new aluminium line at its manufacturing plant in Taloja, Maharashtra.

 

The new high speed production line represents a capital investment of c£30m (Rs 250 cr.) to c 950m cans per year.

 

Rexam HTW was the first beverage can maker to enter the Indian market back in 2007 and through its range of beverage cans supports a number of famous and successful consumer brands in India. The company has been at the forefront of innovation, working in partnership with its customers in India to successfully build the beverage can as the preferred package for drinks.    

 

Commenting on this special occasion, Mr. Graham Chipchase, Chief Executive, Rexam PLC said: “Rexam is very pleased and proud to be opening this new state of the art aluminium beverage can line at our plant in Taloja. This investment is fully in line with our strategy to grow in faster moving markets. It will support and enable us to take advantage of the exciting opportunities the Indian market has for beverage can packaging.”

 

“We at Hindustan Tin Works are delighted to be in a joint venture with Rexam in this new two piece beverage can investment at our existing location in Taloja. We look forward to continuing our work with Rexam to build a growing and successful business”, said Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, Chairman, Rexam HTW India.

For more information on Rexam HTW, kindly contact:

 Madhumita Raha | New Delhi

+91- 9873069910 | madhumita@gri.co.in

 Aditi Ramdas | Mumbai

+91 9769260808 | aditi@gri.co.in


EDITORS’ NOTES

 About Hindustan Tin Works Ltd

 Hindustan Tin Works Ltd. (HTWL), a premier Indian can manufacturer producing a wide range of CANS and quality packing solutions to various food and non food products. HTWL is one of the leading manufacturers of lithographed metal containers as well.

 Tin Cans or “Green Cans” as they are called are the most environment-friendly alternative to other forms of packing because of their recyclable quality. HTWL takes a leading role in ensuring proper environment responsibility by offering fully recyclable Green Cans that adhere to internationally accepted standards.

 About Rexam

Rexam is a leading global consumer packaging company. We are one of the leading global beverage can makers and a major global player in rigid plastic packaging. We are business partners to some of the world’s most famous and successful consumer brands.

Our vision is to be the best global consumer packaging company. Rexam’s sales from ongoing operations in 2011 were in the region of £4.7 billion. We have more than 80 plants in 25 countries and employ close to 19,000 people. Rexam is a member of the FTSE 100 and its ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX. For further information, visit www.rexam.com