Aptar Magnificence + House’s new “Be One” manufacturing website in Oyonnax, France, has obtained the best recognition for international buyers in France, the 2022 Select France Award. The corporate invested 42 million euros to construct a brand new 25,000 m2 facility that gathered 4 websites and 5 workshops into one.
Below the aegis of three Ministries (Overseas Affairs, Financial system, Territories), the annual Select France Awards organized by Enterprise France reward international buyers who, by means of their commitments to France and its areas, contribute to the nation’s worldwide attractiveness and its financial affect.
Select France rewards initiatives from international buyers that meet the priorities of the “France Relance” restoration plan in, at the least, one of many following classes: ecological transition, competitiveness & Innovation, cohesion & Solidarity. Winners are chosen by a Jury comprised of representatives from private and non-private sectors. Marking excessive throughout all three classes, the brand new Aptar website in Oyonnax was awarded the “Particular Jury Prize”.
“We’re more than happy to see that our efforts and commitments to France have been acknowledged by Enterprise France by means of this Award. By consolidating 5 websites into one to deal with the manufacturing wants of the posh customized packaging market, our new website in Oyonnax will cut back our carbon footprint, enhance our productiveness, and dramatically reduce time to market. It represents a significant funding in adaptability, in operational effectivity, in sustainable growth and, importantly, in our local people. We look ahead to being totally operational by March 2023,” commented Xavier Susterac, President EMEA, Aptar Magnificence + House.
The funding mission in Oyonnax confirms Aptar’s long-term presence within the area and offers worth to “the distinctive native abilities” the group deems important to its development. Aptar has 4,200 staff in France, which characterize one-third of its international workforce.
The constructing has been designed to fulfill the best environmental requirements, projecting a forty five% financial savings in vitality and discount of CO2 emissions by 58% by means of warmth restoration and the tip of intersite transport . On the new Oyonnax website, a number of management factors and meters will monitor the positioning’s vitality consumption. The supplies chosen for the constructing have a low environmental impression. To enhance its visible and environmental impression and encourage native biodiversity, the positioning will likely be revegetated with a landscaped car parking zone, accessible through low-impact technique of transportation, plantations and a dry grassland. Because of its environmental commitments, Aptar Oyonnax has already obtained the LEED v4 Silver stage certification, turning into the primary French Aptar website to obtain this recognition.