Veroniki Holding, with over EUR 400 million investments over the past ten years in Europe, enters the recyclable materials packaging market in Romania and opens a factory in Contesti, Dambovita County, a press release informs.
The investment, worth more than EUR 10 million, is expanding the group’s activity by manufacturing r-PET packaging for the Romanian food industry.
The launch event was attended by Daniela Veronica Gusa de Dragan – President Veroniki Holding, Christos Christofides – CEO Veroniki Holding and Hans Joachim Boekstegers – CEO Multivac.
Veroniki Holding was established in 2010 by Veronica Daniela Gusa de Dragan as the sole coordinating organization of the Dragan Group, which has been operating since 1948, when Iosif Constantin Dragan founded the Butangas company.
The new factory, with own laboratory, features state-of-the-art technologies, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) certified by the Fraunhofer Institute (Germany), with the quality management standards implemented (BRC IoP V, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001), to meet all food safety conditions.
The casseroles and PET film production is estimated at 8,500 tons annually and covering an area of over 5,200 sqm, the release reads.
“Starting September 8, 2017, in Contesti factory we will produce casseroles for packaging different types of meat and meat products using thermoforming process, as well as various casseroles with lid for packing bulk products within the big food stores networks,” Adrian Nitica, General Manager Veroniki EcoGroup stated.
Veroniki Holding operates in Italy, Greece, Romania, Germany, Poland, Austria, Serbia, Spain and France, with over 1,500 employees, and covers areas such as LPG, renewable energy, health, shipbuilding, real estate market, being involved in many social responsibility activities.