The $380m investment will be located on approximately 56 acres in southwest Muncie, Indiana. CanPack says it will create at least 345 new jobs.

CanPack Group, a global packaging manufacturer headquartered in Krakow, will build an aluminium beverage can manufacturing facility in Muncie, Indiana.

The $380m investment will be located on approximately 56 acres in southwest Muncie. CanPack says it will create at least 345 new jobs.

Construction of the approximately 80,000-square-foot facility will begin in mid-year. The plant is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Recycling indefinitely

- We are proud to build a state-of-the-art facility in Muncie, Indiana, that produces aluminum cans that can be recycled indefinitely, says Roberto Villaquiran, CEO of CanPack.

This is the packaging manufacturer's second investment in the United States. In 2020, construction began on a plant in Olyphant, Pennsylvania. As part of its expansion into the US market, the company plans to invest another $10m in Olyphant to increase its aluminium lid production capacity.

CanPack was founded in 1992. Today, it employs 8,000 people in 28 plants around the world.

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