WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2013 — Liqui-Box, the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for the delivery of liquid products, has signed a long-term lease for a new manufacturing operation in Taizhou, China. The 120,000 square foot facility is expected to be fully operational by the third quarter of 2014 and will expand over the next several years to support the strong growth in the region.
“We are looking forward to supplying our customers locally in China with a strong portfolio of bag-in-box packaging products,” said Ken Swanson, President and Chief Executive Officer. “This new facility will strengthen our global manufacturing footprint, allowing us to even better serve the global needs of our customers.”
Liqui-Box is committed to investing in new technologies, facilities and geographies to deliver liquid and semi-liquid packaging solutions to customers. Liqui-Box will continue to upgrade its innovative approach to liquid packaging to meet the growing and customized needs of its valued partners.
Liqui-Box is the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets. Applications include fountain beverage syrup, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, pumpable liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints. Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches. Liqui-Box is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, a Houston-based middle market private equity firm with over 30 years experience improving and growing packaging and other industrial businesses.