Kimberly Clark Peru to invest $30 million in machinery next year

US Kimberly Clark Peru reported Thursday it will invest 30 million dollars in complementing equipment and new machinery, at its two production plants located in districts of Puente Piedra and Ate.

On February 11 this year, the company announced an investment of 60 million dollars to expand its two production plants, which would increase significantly the number of employees, from 600 to 1,200.

The general manager of the company Blanca Quino, explained that these expansions will improve processes in family care line, because the company will purchase toilet paper rolls converting machinery, as well as some personal accessories for personal care products machines.

"We will make this investment due to the internal demand growth, the privileged geographical location of the country and the competitive costs when exporting from Peru to other countries of the region such as Bolivia, Ecuador, and some Central American countries.

Publication: Andina - English Newswire
Provider: Andina
Date: October 9, 2008

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