Expanding its ability to serve the Mexican marketplace, Flair Flexible Packaging has opened a new facility in El Zapote, Jalisco, Mexico. The newly constructed facility will provide full converting and quality assurance, material management and logistic services, customer support and sales functions to manufacturers throughout Mexico. “Our new site provides local service and operational support increasing the availability of a variety of flexible packaging materials to our customers throughout Mexico,” notes Alejandro Nigro, Flair’s director of Latin American sales. The new location also provides Mexican processors local access to Flair’s global network of flexible packaging resources.
Located a short distance from Guadalajara, Flair Mexico will be a central resources for its extensive stock packaging program, which includes a wide variety of commonly used bags, pouches and rollstock films that can be slit to meet customers’ processing needs, in addition to Flair’s PLATiNUM forming and non-forming films, LiDynamics lidding films and FlairPak® vacuum pouches. For manufacturers seeking specialized structures, design features or high quality printing, Flair Mexico provides access to Flair’s complete line of custom products, an advanced 10-color rotogravure printing process, and its Brand Color Management program.
The new site has over 33,000 square feet of total space that includes office areas, warehousing space, and two production areas to accommodate current pouch making and film slitting operations while providing space for future expanding and manufacturing capabilities. Flair Mexico is designed to complement Flair’s existing worldwide manufacturing, development and design capabilities provided by facilities in the United States, Canada, South Korea, and China.