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03/24/2020
PELLICONI COFIRMS ITS PRODUCTION PLANS IN CHINA
Pelliconi of Ozzano (Bologna) is among the companies that will remain in China; world leader in crown corks, present in China since 2016 with a plant in Suzhou with 70 employees.
«Because of Covid-19 - says CEO Marco Checchi - we had to stop for a couple of weeks which coincided almost entirely with the Chinese New Year and we were among the first to reopen last February 13 after passing the government inspection ". And he continues: «We have not opened a production plant in China because of labor costs, but to shorten the distances by producing directly for the local market». Being physically present, he explains, "gives us a huge advantage in terms of shipping agility and proximity to a market of 1.6-1.7 million consumers. We also carry out the marketing and design of our caps to meet the tastes of the local population ». For this reason, he concludes, "China will remain strategic for our company".

This News is an extract from an article written by Chiara Bussi on 24+ of Il Sole 24 Ore. To read it all, click here.
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