Crown to build aluminum can plant in Nevada
US rigid packaging supplier Crown selected Mesquite, Nevada, as the location for an aluminum beverage can manufacturing plant.
The two-line facility will manufacture standard and specialty beverage cans for the company’s customers.
The 355,000 sq. Ft. Plant will be located in the Mesquite Technology and Commerce Center and is expected to create 126 jobs.
He will expand Crown’s operations in North America and serve its existing customers in the western United States, while helping the company introduce new beverage products in aluminum cans.
The installation is scheduled for commissioning in the second quarter of 2023.
Timothy Donahue, President and CEO of Crown Holdings, said: “This investment, supported by long-term customer contracts, continues to demonstrate Crown’s commitment to meeting the growing demand for aluminum cans.
“Consumers continue to seek out predominantly canned beverage options and are increasingly aware of the sustainability benefits of the aluminum can.
“On behalf of Crown, I would like to thank our many partners for their coordinated efforts in this initiative, including the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Mesquite City Public Works and Development Services, and Cody Law and Colton Teerlink of Citywide Consultants who served as advisers to the City of Mesquite, Nevada. ”
Headquartered in Yardley, Pa., Crown Holdings provides transportation and protective packaging products, equipment and services, as well as rigid packaging products for consumer marketing companies.
In April, the company sold its food and consumer packaging businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to KPS Capital Partners for 2.25 billion euros ($ 2.7 billion).
The company specializes in manufacturing steel and aluminum food packaging in Europe, generating around 2.0 billion euros ($ 2.3 billion) per year.
Earlier this month, aluminum packaging company Ball announced plans to build an aluminum beverage packaging plant in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Construction of the plant is expected to begin at the end of next year.