Rexam to expand operations at Excelsior Springs, Missouri, injection molded plastic packaging facility by more than 50% to support growing customer demand in personal care products market

LONDON , October 10, 2011 (press release) – Rexam, a leading global consumer packaging company, announced plans to expand its current operations at its Excelsior Springs, MO, production facility by more than 50 percent to support growing customer demand for its products.  The facility manufactures custom molded components for major U.S. personal care product brands.  

As part of the expansion, the strategically situated facility will add molding and assembly equipment to help further grow the triple-digit revenue increase attained over the last 10 years. This facility employs more than 130 associates and manufactures and assembles injection molded plastic packaging for the personal care market. It is part of Rexam’s global plastics business which operates more than 45 plants and employs more than 13,000 people around the world, serving the healthcare, closures, food and personal care markets.  

“This is a great reflection of our people in Excelsior Springs and the relationships we have built with our customers,” said Julie Vergnion, Catergory Manager, Rexam Personal Care Division. “This expansion further demonstrates our commitment to supporting customer growth as we build on our existing high-quality operations and continue our focus on delivering world-class quality products and services to our customers.”

Rexam’s integrated, one-stop supplier approach to dispensing solutions helps shorten supply chains, reduce time-to-market, enhance quality, improve shelf appeal and increase ROI.  

“Our Excelsior Springs facility supports our major customers who ship to the Midwestern United States,” said Marlon Pass, Plant Manager.  “Our dedicated employees, strong technical teams and culture of continuous improvement will continue to create growth opportunities for the Personal Care Division, and maintain the highest standards of workplace safety and innovation.  We are proud of our tenured and growing team that thrives on accomplishment and delivers state-of-the-art products in this industry.  

“And we thank our customers for their trust and for their business, as we help them ‘shape their brands’ in today’s extraordinarily demanding marketplace,” Pass said.

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