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Global Closure Systems' Norwich plant celebrates 50th anniversary

  • Global Closure Systems
Europe, UK, Ireland, Primary Packaging, Caps, Lids, Caps - Plastic, TE Closure, CRC Closure, Tamper Evidence, TE, Child-Proofing, CP, Plastic

Originally established as UG Key Plastics in 1963, UCP has been part of Global Closure Systems since it was formed in 2005 by leading private equity company, PAI Partners. UCP has grown into a premier manufacturer of child resistant, dispensing and tamper-evident plastic caps producing more than four billion injection moulded components each year, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. UCP supplies well-known global companies such as Heinz, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever and UK contract packers to the major retailers.

Managing Director, Louis Meyerowitz, who started work with the company 40 years ago, observed: “What makes UCP so successful is our people. Our employees are dedicated to developing leading-edge innovations, manufacturing high quality products and providing unparalleled service to our customers.”  He thanked employees past and present for their hard work, their loyalty and their contribution to the success of the company over the last 50 years.

Chloe Smith commented: "As a local Member of Parliament I make it my business to meet local businesses. Ivery much enjoyed visiting such a successful local company and celebrating their major milestone with them.” She added: "I am very passionate about supporting businesses in Norwich and through the 'Norwich For Jobs' campaign,

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  • Modified 09 SEP 2015
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