Worldwide Dispensers Opens a New Facility in North America

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Worldwide Dispensers™, part of DS Smith, Plastics Division, announces the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Bolingbrook, Illinois. This new facility will further enhance the strategic positioning and manufacturing capabilities of Worldwide Dispensers in North America to meet increased market demand.

Our new location builds on DS Smith’s unique strengths and commitment to expand our position in North America by offering unique packaging solutions to the markets we serve

Worldwide Dispensers™, part of DS Smith, Plastics Division, announces the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The new facility will further enhance the strategic positioning of Worldwide Dispensers in North America and its international reputation as a manufacturer of quality dispensing and precision molding solutions.

“This new facility is our third in North America and it comes in response to an increase in market demand,” commented Mark Kurtzweg, General Manager of Worldwide Dispensers North America. "By expanding our operational capabilities, we will be able to meet customer demands while maintaining the same high standards of service, quality and innovation that our customers are used to."

“Our new location —strategically located in Bolingbrook, Illinois— builds on DS Smith’s unique strengths and commitment to expand our position in North America by offering unique packaging solutions to the markets we serve,” stated Kevin Grogan, President of DS Smith, Plastics Division of North America.

The 67,000 square foot facility in Bolingbrook, Illinois is fully operational running 24 hour shifts, seven days a week. With room and plans for growth and continued expansion—Worldwide Dispensers Bolingbrook opens with 19 full-time employees, 10 injection molding machines and 2 assembly cells.

Worldwide Dispensers will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting event to be held on the 18th of November, 2014.

DS SMITH, PLASTICS DIVISION IN NORTH AMERICA
DS Smith, Plastics Division is a fast growing division of DS Smith Plc. —a € 5/ £4/ $6 billion plastics and packaging multinational with operations in more than 20 countries. DS Smith, Plastics Division businesses are focused on three main areas: Flexible packaging and dispensing solutions, rigid packaging, and foam products. DS Smith, Plastics Division in North America is a leading supplier of flexible packaging and dispensing solutions and operates from five manufacturing facilities strategically located Union City, California; Romeoville and Bolingbrook, Illinois; and Winsted and Lester Prairie, Minnesota. DS Smith’s North American branch consists of three leading brands in markets served: Rapak™, StePac and Worldwide Dispensers™.

ABOUT WORLDWIDE DISPENSERS:
Worldwide Dispensers is a global leader in high quality precision-injection molding, automated assembly, and custom-design dispensing solutions. Worldwide Dispensers operates at the forefront of global developments in the liquid packaging industry. The new Worldwide Dispensers manufacturing facility is conveniently located at 595 Territorial Drive in Bolingbrook—30 miles from the city of Chicago with easy access to main highways and short distance to O’Hare International and Midway airports.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
DS Smith Plastics Division
Marianne Abreu
marianne(dot)abreu(at)dssplastics(dot)com
+1 (630) 296 2000

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