Amadeusz Juskowiak

Mobil mob unit to produce food packaging

Mobil Corps Mobil Chemical Cos subsidiary the worlds largest producer of disposable plastic products said it will enter the food packaging market

Mobil said it will begin making clear container food packaging for supermarkets and institutions in March and will sharply raise production in the fall to an annual rate of more than 20 mln pounds of finished products

It said industry demand for the products is projected to rise 15 pct annually over the next five years and it is prepared to boost production substantially with future plant additions

Mobils Chemicals Plastic Packaging Division which will make and sell the new product line operates nine plants in the US and one in Canada

It also said the clear containers seen in packaging for cookies candy and bakery trays grocery sald bar items and other items will be made from oriented polystyrene at the companys Canandiagua NY plant