Coca-Cola FEMSA opens the largest bottling line in the world

Coca-Cola FEMSA has expanded its filling lines at the Jundiaí production facility in Sao Pablo, Brazil, reaffirming its position as one of the largest plants by volume of production within the Coca-Cola system in the world.

The Coca-Cola FEMSA unit, which was inaugurated on March 6, 1993, will reach its full potential in 2011. It has 178,872 m2 of total area, with 14 lines of non-alcoholic drinks, two from Suco Kapo and one from Bag in Box, better known as filling for the juice machine. This plant supplies, in addition to the region where it is installed, the capital, the coast of Sao Paulo and some regions of Minas Gerais.

The new filling line It has state-of-the-art technological equipment that enables the maximum use of packaging and, consequently, adaptation in the cycle of its use and recycling. These bottles combine the convenience and lightness of conventional PET, with the return characteristics of glass bottles.

#AquiÉCocaCola FEMSA – Our engineers

They are engineers and work at different times in our units, they do their best, share experiences, learn a lot and above all share a sense of pride of belonging. Here, meet some of these characters and what inspires them day by day!#AquiÉCocaColaFEMSA #VivaOLadoHumano#PraCegoVer: a series of people’s testimonies, in this order of first appearance: Nadja Bittar, Quality Manager in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul; Danielle Ramazini, process engineer in the technical department in Jundiaí, São Paulo; Vinicius Micai Nunes, head of production processes in Jundiaí, São Paulo; Vitor Matos, occupational safety engineer in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul; and also Eduardo Mareuse, logistics procurement manager in Jundiaí, São Paulo. As they speak, scenes unfold in their work environments, hours interacting with other people, hours walking through sectors of the unit. The video begins and ends with our Coca-Cola FEMSA Brasil logo, along with the hashtag Aqui é Coca-Cola FEMSA.

Publisher Coca-Cola FEMSA Brazil on Wednesday 19.12.2018

It is returnable PET container It is an option for those who want to save money on the purchase of soft drinks and contribute to the preservation of the environment, since the tank can be used up to 25 times. After returning to the factory, (Ref PET) goes through a rigorous system of cleaning and selection to recognize the level of quality to continue in the production process, explained Miguel Ángel Peirano, director of Coca-Cola FEMSA Brazil. .

By adding a line for returnable PET packaging (Ref PET) to its production, Coca-Cola FEMSA reaffirms its commitment to the environment, society and future generations. “The excellence of the company’s products is not only measured by the quality with which they are delivered to the consumer, but by all the actions taken to achieve that result, for example, the various social responsibility projects the company has,” he commented. company director in Brazil.

In addition to the new line of returnable PET packaging (Ref PET), the company’s factory is already producing Bottle for plants, the pioneering PET bottle in Latin America, which is made with up to 30% raw materials from plants, not oils. Due to its origin, the new bottle reduces the company’s dependence on non-renewable sources, while reducing costs by up to 25%. CO² emissions.

Another innovation is the Minicap technology for PET bottles, which reduces the size of the cap and opening. With the reduction in the size of bottle caps by 4 millimeters, it is estimated that in 2012 there will be an annual reduction Consumption of PET equal to the volume of material used to produce 120 million 2 liter containers.

The new Ref PET packaging line will ensure benefits not only for the company, but also for the community where the plant is installed. There are currently around 1,500 employees, 70 of whom were hired specifically for the new line.

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