Ball to open aluminium can plant in Peru

Ball Corporation has announced it is expanding its operations in South America, landing in Peru with a new manufacturing plant in the city of Chilca. The operation will have production capacity of over 1 billion beverage cans a year and will start up in 2023.

The announced investment will allow the company to better serve the growing packaging market in Peru and neighboring countries. Located in a 95,000 square meter area  in Chilca, Peru, Ball’s operation will offer more than 100 direct and 300 indirect new positions thanks to an investment that will be dedicated to the production of multisize aluminium cans.

“We are pleased to announce the opening of a new plant in Peru, a country where consumption of canned drinks has been increasing considerably in the last few years,” said Fauze Villatoro, commercial vice president for Ball Beverage Packaging South America. “With this investment, we can respond to the market in a more solid way and be closer to our customers in the country, always with the most sustainable package in the beverage industry.”

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