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Crown to Increase Beverage Can Capacity in Malaysia

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PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown), (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, announced today that it will install a second two-piece beverage can line in its existing facility in Bangi, Malaysia.

The new line is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2013 and have an initial annual production capacity of approximately 650 million two-piece 33cl beverage cans. It will also be able to produce smaller diameter cans. The addition will bring the total capacity of the plant to more than 1.2 billion cans.

“Crown has been present in Malaysia for more than 30 years to service both local and international customers,” said Jozef Salaerts, President of CROWN Asia-Pacific. “Demand for beverage cans in the country continues to increase, thanks to the many benefits it brings to brand owners and consumers alike. The additional capacity in our Bangi facility will ensure our customers are ready to meet that demand.”

The Bangi facility is one of seven two-piece beverage can plants Crown operates in South East Asia. The company currently has one plant each in Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand as well three plants in Vietnam (one in Hanoi and two in Ho Chi Minh City).

About Crown Holdings, Inc.

Crown Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading supplier of packaging products to consumer marketing companies around the world. World headquarters are located in Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit http://www.crowncork.com.

For more information, contact:

For editorial inquiries: Michael F. Dunleavy, Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Public Relations;
Tel: +1-215-698-5051; Email: mdunleavy@crowncork.com

For investors: Thomas A. Kelly, Senior Vice President Finance, Tel: +1-215-698-5341, or
Ed Bisno, Bisno Communications, Tel: +1-212-717-7578.

SOURCE﹛Crown Holdings, Inc.

Written by asiafreshnews

February 15, 2012 at 12:03 pm

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