Ball Packaging Europe has opened a €35m can production line at its plant in the Belgrade district of Zemun, Serbia.

According to Ball, the investment is expected to boost production from 750 million aluminium beverage cans a year to over 1.5 billion.

Ball Packaging Europe Belgrade factory director David Banjai said that the investment will lead to growth and expansion of business into new markets.

The current production is mainly aimed for export to 12 European countries.