Smurfit Kappa invests €54m to double capacity of Spanish bag-in-box facility

Irish paper and packaging giant said the expansion of its facility in Alicante will create 200 new jobs

Smurfit Kappa will invest €54m to double capacity at its Spanish bag-in-box facility near Alicante in the south of Spain. Picture: Jose Ignacio Garcia

Smurfit Kappa, the Irish paper and packaging giant, has announced a multimillion-euro investment to double capacity at its facility in the south of Spain.

On Thursday, the Dublin-headquartered company said it will invest €54 million in its Ibi bag-In-box facility near Alicante, which will double capacity at the site and create an additional 200 jobs.

The facility produces a range of packaging solutions for consumer goods such as wine, dairy products, liquid eggs, cooking oils ...