Public Tour of Plastics Manufacturer
The focus on October as Industry Appreciation Month continued on Tuesday, October 16th with an open house and facility tour of Aptar Food and Beverage. A member of AptarGroup Inc, AptarGroup is globally recognized as a leading supplier of customized dispensing systems such as pumps, closures, and aerosol valves for the personal care, pharmaceutical, household, and food and beverage markets. Aptar Group announced plans for Lincoln County to be home to their newest North American, food and beverage facility in May of 2011. Construction and upfits to the newly acquired existing facility began immediately and production of Aptar’s specialized plastic closures familiar to US consumers began in January of 2012. Plant Manager, Mark Bradley, welcomed the community and business representatives and presented an overview of the company and then hosted a tour. Since officially opening its doors in early 2012, Aptar has grown to over 60 employees. Aptar is an active member of Lincoln Economic Development Association and the Industrial Manager’s Association.