Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during spring 2018 and the new facility is expected to begin operations in spring 2019. The majority of the investment takes place during 2018. As part of the investment the Hämeenlinna unit's machine base will also be partially renewed and automation will be increased. Competitiveness will also be improved by designing the new facility according to Lean manufacturing principles and improving the flow of goods and minimizing unnecessary traffic within production. The modernization of the manufacturing facility will also improve workplace safety and ergonomics. Click Read More below for additional information.
BPM Inc., a top provider of high quality flexible packaging for the food and confectionery industries, announced today that its production facility has received recognition of accomplishment for fulfilling the requirements of AIB International’s Consolidated Standards for food safety.
AIB International provides a comprehensive list of audits and inspections. AIB International audits are backed by more than 60 years of experience in the field for food manufacturing, beverages, ingredients and packaging. AIB International’s services are used by many of the world’s largest and most influential food manufacturers, distributors and food service operators. AIB International conducts audits in more than 120 countries covering producers ranging in size from multinationals to small, independent producers. In addition to the inspection of BPM’s facility in March 2015, the company has been consistently recognized for several consecutive years for fulfilling the requirements of AIB International’s Consolidated Standards for food safety.
“AIB International has rigorous standards established for food safety and BPM works hard to meet and exceed all requirements. AIB is widely recognized in the industry for these types of inspections and audits,” said Rod Wiltzius, Production Manager. “Customers want to know that proper procedures and assessments are in place to ensure cleanliness during the production process, and with AIB, customers can be assured of BPM’s commitment to food safety.”