International Investments Expand Product Offerings in Singapore and Poland

Michelle MachenBillion Dollar Plan, International Packaging, Mauser News

Recent investments in state-of-the-art equipment expands product offerings in Singapore and Poland and further supports the use of Mauser Packaging Solutions' Infinity Series in the regions.

Investments in Tuas, Singapore facility expand product offering to support growing demand for plastic drums in the region

The investment of state-of-the-art equipment in Tusa, Singapore adds a new line for UN-certified tight-head plastic drum production. Plastic drums are ideal for use in the petrol and oleo chemical, lubricant, paint, and coatings industries, and available in mono-layer or multi-layer configurations. The investment also enables Mauser to expand the availability of the Infinity Series drum portfolio which contains high-quality recycled material called Recolene®. Recolene® is manufactured in-house from suitable raw materials, such as empty industrial packaging collected through the Recover Syst-M, and reached the end of its usable life. Infinity Series products help reduce waste, conserve raw materials, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

“This investment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to further expand our footprint in the region and partner with customers to deliver sustainable packaging solutions with unmatched quality and customer service. Our regional approach coupled with our global reach, provides new opportunities, and opens channels to new customers and markets,” said Ali Ozbudak, Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific.

The Tuas, Singapore facility has been in operation since 2012. In addition to manufacturing plastic drums, the facility also produces steel drums in a range of sizes. The site currently holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 certifications.

Investments in Gliwice, Poland, expand product offering to support growing demand for sustainable packaging in the region

Recent investments in state-of-the-art, automated equipment in Gliwice, Poland expands Mauser’s reconditioning network and productions capabilities for products that incorporate recycled plastic (PCR). These investments support the collection and supply of reconditioned Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) and plastic drums in the region and further promote the circular economy through the expanded use of PCR.

“The investments in Gliwice, Poland, are another milestone for Mauser Packaging Solutions. We are proud to expand our reconditioning capabilities and Infinity Series production capacity in Europe. We strive to create a more sustainable future for our customers and with our new capabilities in Poland, we are taking a big step forward,” supplemented Marcin Krzysteczko, Sales Director Poland.

Reconditioning Capabilities

Expanded capabilities at the Gliwice site will enable Mauser to offer reconditioning services for IBCs and plastic drums to customers in the region. Reconditioned packaging is available in a variety of specifications for both UN and non-UN applications. Reconditioning gives packaging a second life, diverting it from landfills and preserving natural resources. Through Mauser’s Recover Syst-M solution, customers can easily schedule a pickup of empty IBCs and plastic drums from their facility or their customers.

Infinity Series Expansion

Investments in a new multi-layer, plastic drum blow molding machine will help meet growing consumer demand for the Infinity Series product line. Infinity Series products are manufactured with high-quality, recycled resin called Recolene®. Recolene® is manufactured in-house from suitable raw materials that have reached the end of their usable life and collected through Recover Syst-M. The new machine will be used to manufacture plastic drums ideal for use in a variety of industries. Use of recycled resin gives plastic materials a new life, reduces industrial waste, conserves raw materials, and decreases greenhouse gas emissions.

“In addition to reconditioning and expanded Infinity Series capabilities, the new production site allows us to offer our customers even greater security of supply, flexibility in order fulfillment, new product opportunities, and the chance to reduce their carbon footprints,” said Lukasz Wesolowski, Plant Manager.