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Early quality accredition for US factory

  • Berry Superfos
North America, USA, Eating, Drinking

Only two years after its inauguration, the RPC Superfos US facility in Winchester, Virginia has successfully passed its first BRC certification audit with Grade A in the High Hygiene Category. The audit was carried out by BRC certification body Accredia in autumn 2017.

This success provides US customers seeking first-class injection moulded packaging solutions for food and non-food products with independent confirmation of the site’s high quality standards.

Sam DeBarr, Plant Manager at RPC Superfos Winchester, is proud of the very first certification result achieved by this fairly new facility, which was opened in 2015.

“With the BRC certificate at hand, our customers can now easily assess our notable standards in terms of high hygiene and quality management,” he comments. “Since the first operations at our facility in Winchester, we have successfully rendered packaging solutions to a growing number of manufacturers in the United States. Now, we are ready to take on new challenges, continuously looking to fulfil top level requirements for hygiene and high product quality.”

RPC Superfos Winchester produces a range of high quality packaging solutions, including the versatile and popular UniPak container and the multipurpose SuperLift pail. The facility stretches over 8,000 square meters and features four injection machines.

 

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