Frimpeks plans to expand Saxmundham production facility in UK

9 February 2016 (Last Updated February 9th, 2016 18:30)

Manufacturer of self-adhesive laminates, Frimpeks is expanding its Saxmundham site in the UK and also adding to the workforce at the site over the next three years.

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Manufacturer of self-adhesive laminates, Frimpeks is expanding its Saxmundham site in the UK and also adding to the workforce at the site over the next three years.

The company, which opened the Saxmundham site in 2015, intends to expand the site by a further 25,000ft² in order to create space for new equipment.

The plans include the expansion of an existing coating line and a new slitter for a fully automated packing line. In the next few years, the company intends to double up the workforce in the UK.

Frimpeks UK managing director Dave Casey said: "This announcement underlines Frimpeks commitment to following through on its five-year plan.

"The site expansion and new plant will increase capacity and follows a similar investment at our sister plant in Remscheid Germany.

The hot melt coating capability will provide the flexibility and capacity our growing customer base demand and will give us a basis to continue our growth plans and serve the European market."

"We have a tremendously experienced and committed team at the Saxmundham plant that is an important element of our global operation and we see a fantastic opportunity to grow the Frimpeks brand."

Frimpeks group managing director Emre Sayer said: "We pride ourselves on the knowledge bank and skills of our people and therefore are pleased to commit to further recruitment at our UK site that should see the workforce double in number across the next few years.

"We have a tremendously experienced and committed team at the Saxmundham plant that is an important element of our global operation and we see a fantastic opportunity to grow the Frimpeks brand."

The Saxmundham site undertakes the manufacturing and distribution of self-adhesive laminates, inks and digital media.

Frimepeks UK's product offerings include face materials such as papers, polypropylene, polyethylene and vinyl. Also, a wide range of liners such as glassines, Krafts, PP's and PET's, make up the company's offerings. The company also manufactures ticket and tag laminates.


Image: Frimpeks plans to expand the existing coating line. Photo: Courtesy of Frimpeks.