Latest News

US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon

20 May 2014

US company Ball Corporation announced plans to build a beverage can manufacturing plant in Rangoon. “The demand for beverage containers in Southeast Asia is expected to continue to grow significantly over the coming years,” said John A. Hayes, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The Myanmar plant will allow us to bolster our presence in this high-potential market with a relatively small investment.” Gihan Atapattu, president, Ball Asia Pacific Limited, said, ” We are able to align the new plant’s capacity with the local filling needs of Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages and several other local, regional and multi-national customers.”