Tecnocap signs joint-venture deal in India

Italian closure and cap maker Tecnocap has entered into a joint venture deal that will give it access to India’s growing packaging market. 

The Salerno-based company signed joint venture deal with the metal lug business of Oricon Enterprises, giving it a 75 per cent share in the jointly-formed Tecnocap Oriental. Mumbai-based Oricon makes plastic and glass packaging.

Tecnocap chief executive and founder Michelangelo Morlicchio said the deal represented the metal closures maker’s first venture in Asia. This “represents a key stage in our international growth strategy, achieved through business diversification and expansion towards high growth markets”, he said.

“Beyond seizing the great opportunities for market growth, this alliance gives us the chance to exploit mutual synergies to operate successfully thanks to the highest quality products, services and logistics.”

Tecnocap was founded in 1993 and makes closures for aerosol cans, plastics and glass bottles and other containers. It also makes capping machines and has eight factories throughout Europe and in the US. Its customers include Nestlé, Barilla and Mars Foods, as well as brands in the pharmaceutical sector.

Soure: The Canmaker


About Tecnocap

Tecnocap is a global metal packaging manufacturer, specialized in metal closures for glass jars and plastic containers. Here, they are the third biggest producer of closures for food, baby food and beverage packaging. The Group is also emerging as a global leader for integrated packaging solutions, i.e. aluminum monobloc aerosol cans and aluminum bottles for some of the world’s best-known consumer brands in food, beverages, spirits, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, industrial and household products. 


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