Menasha Packaging Holds Groundbreaking For Wide Web Facility

6/5/2008

NEENAH, WI...
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Menasha Packaging held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of its Wide Web printing facility in Neenah, Wisc., on June 2.  The expansion will add approximately 44,000 square feet to the printing facility.
             
In remarks at the ceremony, Menasha Packaging’s President, Michael K. Waite, said, “The expansion of our Wide Web facility is in response to increasing market demands for preprint product and the need for high-quality printing at higher speeds.  We see the greatest demand from the food and beverage markets and continued growth in the wholesale club and mass retail chains, which are forecast to grow at a much higher rate than other forms of paper-based packaging products.”   Waite went on to cite the level of dedication of the facility’s employees as the reason the Neenah location was chosen for expansion.

The project will include the addition of a press that will increase Menasha Packaging’s growth opportunities for product provided directly to customers as well as for its internal use.  The press is a 98” eight-color CI (central impression) press with coating, manufactured by Fischer & Krecke in Germany.