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September 27, 2021

Crown to build aluminium beverage can facility in Nevada

The 355,000ft² facility is due to begin operations in the second quarter of 2023.

US-based rigid packaging supplier Crown has chosen Mesquite, Nevada, as the location for an aluminium beverage can manufacturing facility.

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The two-line facility will manufacture both standard and speciality beverage cans for the company’s clients.

The 355,000ft² plant will be located in the Mesquite Technology and Commerce Centre and is expected to create 126 jobs.

It will expand Crown’s operations in North America and cater to its existing customers in the Western US, as well as supporting the company in introducing new beverage products in aluminium cans.

The facility is scheduled to start operations in the second quarter of 2023.

Crown Holdings president and CEO Timothy Donahue said: “This investment, underpinned by long-term customer contracts, continues to demonstrate Crown’s commitment to meet the increased demand for aluminium beverage cans.

“Consumers continue to seek beverage options predominantly in cans and are increasingly aware of the sustainability benefits of the aluminium can.

“On behalf of Crown, I would like to thank our many partners for their coordinated efforts in this initiative, including the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Mesquite City Public Works and Development Services, and Cody Law and Colton Teerlink of Citywide Consultants who served as advisors to the City of Mesquite, Nevada.”

Based in Yardley, Pennsylvania, Crown Holdings supplies transit and protective packaging products, equipment and services, as well as rigid packaging products for consumer marketing companies.

In April, the company divested its food and consumer packaging business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to KPS Capital Partners for €2.25bn ($2.7bn).

The business specialises in manufacturing steel and aluminium food packaging in Europe, generating around €2.0bn ($2.3bn) a year.

Earlier this month, aluminium packaging company Ball announced plans to build an aluminium beverage packaging plant in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Construction of the plant is due to begin late next year.

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