CHARLOTTE, NC – March 29, 2017 – The Packaging Systems Division of SSI Schaefer Systems International, a leader in reusable packaging systems, has expanded production capabilities with a new manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico. SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV, is centrally located in Mexico, and is the newest addition for SSI Schaefer Group headquartered in Neunkirchen, Germany. The San Luis Potosi plant will service existing and new clients located within Mexico. The new 8,500 square meter facility opened March 1, 2017.
“We’re committed to being a long-term partner for our clients located within the region,” said Dave McCulloch, CEO of Schaefer Systems International’s packaging systems division. “Schaefer innovates products for green logistics. It’s only fitting that we also practice sustainability too. The new facility drastically shortens delivery time while reducing logistical delivery costs for our clients located in and around Mexico. We chose San Luis Potosi for its excellent logistical location for both highway, rail transportation and its proximity to sea container port access,” continued McCulloch.
SSI Schaefer Packaging, SA de CV is one of two companies within Mexico for SSI SCHAEFER HOLDING. The new packaging fabrication plant will provide turn-key packaging solutions servicing the automotive, aerospace, home appliance, electronic, heavy-equipment, and recreation vehicle industries. The significant investment made by SSI SCHAEFER into the state San Luis Potosi will generate approximately 50 jobs over the next several years.
About SSI Schaefer Systems International:
SSI Schaefer Systems International provides storage, materials handling, logistics and reusable packaging, and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. SSI Schaefer Systems International designs and manufacturers innovative intralogistics storage and picking solutions for all types of industries as well as plastic containers, pallets, and waste and recycling carts. SSI Schaefer Systems International is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 countries. For more information, visit www.ssitote.com