(plasticsnews) -- Sanner GmbH, a Germany company that specializes in desiccants, closures and other plastic packaging products, has expanded its plant in Kunshan, China, and opened a sales office in Indonesia.
The Bensheim-based company opened the Kunshan plant in 2000. The facility now employs nearly 100, making tubes and desiccant closures and custom packaging. The expanded production area, which opened in September, is designed as a clean room facility, the firm said in a news release.
Sanner said the project cost several million euros.
CEO Holger Frank said the operations are in line with increasing pharmaceutical packaging standards in Asia.
The company also has production operations in Germany and Hungary.
The sales office in Jakarta, Indonesia, opened in October. The office will primarily serve customers in Southeast Asia. The company's sales office in Shanghai will continue to serve other Asian regions.
Sanner said it has more than 400 employees in Germany, China, Hungary, and the United States, and it generated 2010 sales of more than EUR40 million (USD53 million).