Ampacet Corporation, Tarrytown, NY, has announced the opening of a new masterbatch production facility in Dandenong, Australia. The plant produces custom colors and additives used to add color, texture, metallic looks, paper effects and functionality to flexible packaging and other products used in the food, shipping, industrial and retail industries.
“We are delighted to be in Victoria, in Australia’s manufacturing hub. We have long had a significant presence in Australia and New Zealand. Our new Dandenong facility enables us to better serve our customers’ needs,” said Yves Carette, Ampacet President and CEO.
“Ampacet Australia joins an ever-growing list of manufacturers choosing to base their operations in Dandenong – one of the nation’s largest manufacturing precincts,” said Wade Noonan, Victoria’s State Minister for Industry and Employment. “We are excited to watch this company grow and take its products to the world.”
This state-of-the-art facility will produce custom color masterbatches and houses a new laboratory for product development and quality assurance. Processing equipment includes two twin-screw extruders equipped with the latest control systems and semi-automatic bagging systems.
For more information, please contact:
Ms. Eileen Ferguson
660 White Plains Rd.
Tarrytown, NY 10591