Foxpak, the pioneers of digital flexible, sustainable, packaging based in Co. Louth close to the border, are delighted to officially open their new manufacturing plant in Collon, which sees an investment of 3 million Euro in new equipment and facilities by the innovative business.
Foxpak offers flexible packaging that complies with strict performance criteria required in various products, such as cereals, seafood, baby food, pet food and confectionery. The company exports 65% of its product to Northern Ireland, the UK, Europe and the USA and employs 35 staff members.
Founded in 2001, Foxpak Flexibles Ltd. pioneered the development of digital flexible, compostable packaging and are global leaders in this technology. Its mission is to provide clients with competitively priced packaging of superior quality and by introducing the latest technology support brands to increase their market share. The company developed short-run digital packaging to complement its existing high volume offering, being able to offer both short run & volume packaging is great for the environment and great for the end user and customer.
Speaking on the announcement, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, said. “It’s great to see an Irish Company leading the development of sustainable packaging in the food sector. The investment in this new facility & equipment is encouraging and a very positive step in the transition from traditional plastics to the new era of compostable, recyclable and paper based alternative packaging.”
Paul Young, CEO, Foxpak Flexibles Ltd. commented, “We are very proud to officially open our new manufacturing plant which offers the most modern and innovative print facilities in the market.”
Aidan McKenna, Regional Director - North East & North West Regions, Enterprise Ireland commented, “I would like to congratulate Paul and the team at Foxpak for their continued investment in Research and Development, operational excellence and their committment to diversifying in international markets. Foxpak is an excellent example of an innovative, regionally-based company with global ambition that has expanded its reach to build a robust business in the face of challenges like Brexit. This new manufacturing facility will enable Foxpak to continue to grow, and we look forward to continuing our work with the team as they progress on this upward trajectory.”
For more information log onto www.foxpak.com