GREENVILLE, Texas, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sabert Corporation has begun construction for its new manufacturing facility, located in Greenville, Texas. In addition to manufacturing plastic packaging, this facility will also produce 100% compostable packaging made from plant based materials. The occasion was marked by a ground breaking ceremony led by Sabert founder and CEO, Albert Salama who was joined by Thomaz Gruber, Senior Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain, Steve Roberts, Greenville Plant Manager, Hunt County Officials, Greenville City Council members, Greenville Electric Utility System members, and Greenville Board of Development Directors.
The Sabert team at the ground breaking ceremony. From left to right: Donald McFarland, Engineering & Maintenance Manager, Steve Roberts, Greenville Plant Manager, Albert Salama, Founder & CEO, Fernando Marin, Senior Pulping Process Engineer, and Thomaz Gruber, Senior Vice President Operations & Supply Chain.
Albert Salama thanked Hunt County and the City of Greenville for their support during the building process and spoke about the significance of the facility, “At the heart of this facility we will build, is our commitment to the environment.” He continued, “The more sustainable options we can offer our customers, the more we help the environment by replacing products that might end up in a landfill. We aim to make packaging that is compostable and will disintegrate into natural elements in a compost environment providing for a better future for us and our children.”
The Greenville facility, expected to be fully operational by early 2019, will bring over 125 jobs to the area. The addition of this facility, which will be Sabert’s first American facility to manufacture 100% compostable food packaging, speaks to the company’s 35 year commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability. “We commit to building a world class facility, create many jobs and provide our workers with a safe and enjoyable organization, helping to expand our community, deliver more options to our customers and be a valuable corporate citizen.”
About Sabert Corporation
Sabert is a leading global manufacturer of innovative food packaging products and solutions. The company was founded in 1983 on a single mission: to enhance and advance the way people enjoy food. Today the company designs, manufactures and distributes a wide spectrum of packaging solutions for food distributors, restaurants, caterers, supermarkets, national food chains and consumer entertaining. Headquartered in Sayreville, New Jersey, Sabert operates North American facilities in New Jersey, California, Kentucky and Indiana as well as manufacturing facilities in Belgium and Zhongshan, China.
Using its proprietary Packaging Value Model™, Sabert combines deep insights about food lifecycles and consumer lifestyles, with fast and flexible production capabilities. Its industry-leading product designs encompass all five areas of innovative packaging: Performance, Presentation, Safety, Sustainability, and Economics. Learn more at www.Sabert.com!
For more information regarding Sabert’s packaging solutions, visit www.Sabert.com or call 1(800)722-3781.
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