Cardia Bioplastics successfully completes relocation to new purpose built factory and installation of three new production lines
Cardia Bioplastics Limited is pleased to announce that it has expanded its manufacturing operations by moving to an upgraded purpose built facility in Nanjing, China.
The new factory increases both Cardia Biohybrid™ and Cardia Compostable bag making capacity to 100 million bags per year to meet the increasing global demand for Cardia’s carry and waste bags, films for the hygiene market and custom products. With the launch of a new Cardia bag range aimed at the retail sector already in high demand, the factory is already running to full capacity.
Cardia Bioplastics China General Manager Jackie Chen stated, “We are thrilled with our new manufacturing facility in Nanjing. We are now poised to deliver the increasing orders that we have been receiving, whilst further growing the business. The factory is also a win for the local area with 40 jobs being created through the move.”
Cardia Bioplastics Managing Director Dr. Frank Glatz stated, “The move to the new factory could not have come at a better time, with the growing demand for sustainable bags and products with a lower carbon footprint, driven by consumers, brand owners, governments and municipals our Biohybrid™ and Compostable bags and films are a quality solution.” Dr Glatz continues, “ Following the success of both Interzoo and APAS trade fairs we have committed to the purchase of six additional new film extrusion and bag making lines to meet further increased orders, doubling our current production capacity to meet demand.”
Cardia Bioplastics Chairman Richard Tegoni stated, “This is a major milestone for Cardia because it underpins the company’s capability to manufacture high quality finished products including Biohybrid™ and Compostable bags, film and custom products at a lower cost. The move to vertically integrate our business means we can better control supply to our customers and this will support our growth strategy moving forward”
Submitted by: Cardia Bioplastics