Rexam Broadens Product Line to Customers in Latin America


16 October 2007

Beverage closure capacity expanded to meet customers' needs

Rexam has expanded its Closures operations further into the Latin American market. In September, Rexam Mega commenced production of the Flex Loc® carbonated beverage closures in Tlajomulco, Mexico. Expansion of product lines will continue with Rexam's H2ODS water closure followed by a line of 1881 CSD and water closures in 2008.

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to provide customers with the same high quality products manufactured in the U.S", said David Beckmann, Managing Director, Closures, Rexam. "We are listening to our customer's needs and responding with packaging solutions that help them with their business."

Rexam entered a joint venture with Bepensa Industries, in May 2007, called Rexam Mega. The result is the coming together of two world class operations excelling in operational excellence and product innovation. Customers will be provided with the exceptional value and service leadership expected under the Rexam name.

Rexam plans to continue its product expansion for customers throughout the world.

For more information contact:
Nicole Flussi
Communications Manager,
Americas,
Plastic Packaging
Tel: +1 (567) 336 8411

Rexam is a leading global consumer packaging company and the largest beverage can maker in the world. Our vision is to be the leading global consumer packaging company.

We are business partners to some of the world's most famous and successful consumer brands as well as young, entrepreneurial start-ups. We offer a broad range of packaging services and solutions for different industries, using different materials and technologies. Three things characterise us - leadership in our industry, our commitment to innovation and our passion to deliver exceptional value.

Following the acquisition of O-I Plastics, Rexam's sales from ongoing operations are approximately £3.7 billion. We employ some 23,500 people in more than 20 countries and are a member of the FTSE 100. Rexam's ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX.

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