Coveris is in a strategically strong position in the pet food packaging sector, providing packaging solutions from a single source, be that dry food, wet food or snacks. Coveris has the production capacity for the entire range of pet food packaging, from bags with various barrier properties, closure types and printing technologies to specialist Poly-clip solutions.

The company is streamlining its strategic focus under CEO Jakob A. Mosser's leadership and is now further boosting its alignment with this market segment. Coveris is investing in expanding its capacity in assembly and cylinder engraving at its Neuwied, Germany site, which is a key element of its successful ongoing program of improvements. These investments are to be completed by the end of 2019.

"Our management team in Neuwied has done sterling work in the last 12 months and further improved productivity and quality at our site. It gives me great pleasure to be able to support the Neuwied team with these new technologies and to provide our clients with even better service," said Mosser, of the investments.

One of Coveris' most highly specialized and best facilities for pet food is located in Firminy, France. Having started stand-up pouch production at the Firminy site in late 2018, Coveris will launch a new flat pouch system for dry food at this site in September 2019.

"This means we will cover a wide range of products here, too, and be able to offer our clients the entire range of plastic and paper solutions," concluded Mosser.