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Expanding Reach in South America with Chile Facility

Nefab expands its operations into Viña del Mar, Chile, with a new facility that involves an investment of around one million USD and generates up to 80 new job opportunities.

  • The state-of-the-art facility is designed to operate with 80% renewable energy and utilizes electric vehicles and machinery, in line with Nefab's sustainability goals.
  • Nefab is providing warehousing and distribution support in the region for Metso, prioritizing sustainable warehouse management and packaging solutions.
  • Nefab's new facility in Chile offers a wide range of sustainable packaging solutions for the mining, manufacturing, energy, and telecommunications sectors.

Viña del Mar, Chile, June 6th, 2024 – Nefab, a leading sustainability-focused global industrial packaging and logistics services provider, has expanded its operations in the Latin America region by opening a new facility in Viña del Mar, Chile. The new facility meets the growing need for contract logistics and sustainable packaging services in the area. With an investment of around one million USD, it is expected to create up to 80 new job opportunities. 

“We are excited to announce the opening of our new location in Chile. This expansion not only creates more job opportunities in the area but also enhances our footprint to better serve the growing local market," stated Patric Vestlund, Executive Vice President Nefab Group – Americas Region. "At Nefab, we follow a simple yet profound motto: we go where our customers need us. Over the years, industrial customers like Metso have entrusted us to handle their heavy machinery and spare and wear parts packaging, showcasing our expertise in global logistics and customer-focused approach.”

Nefab’s long-standing partnership with Metso, a frontrunner in sustainable technologies and services for the aggregates, mining, and metals refining industries has led to the establishment of a facility providing warehousing and distribution support for mining customers in the region. Upon the plant's opening, Metso will be the primary customer, and the collaboration will focus on ensuring efficient and sustainable warehousing operations.  

"Nefab is successfully providing contract logistics support for Metso’s operations in other countries. We are happy to collaborate on another important venture. With Nefab’s support, we can improve delivery times and ensure availability across regions for our customers’ benefit. Sustainability is a shared priority, aiming to reduce environmental impact. Nefab is a trusted partner to support our efforts on all these fronts," said Markku Eronen, Senior Vice President, Global Logistics Operations, Metso.

In line with Nefab's commitment to sustainability, the plant is designed to operate with 80% renewable energy, maximizing natural light absorption. Furthermore, fully electric vehicles and machinery complement this state-of-the-art facility.

Nefab’s new facility in Chile offers a wide range of sustainable packaging solutions, including returnable packaging, fiber-based solutions and plywood creates to the mining, manufacturing, energy, and telecommunication industries. Looking ahead, it is expected to expand its services to encompass other sectors, including Lithium-ion Batteries and E-mobility.

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With more than 75 years of experience combined with competence and presence in more than 38 countries, we offer global solutions and local service worldwide to companies in industries such as Telecom, Datacom, Semicon, Energy, Healthcare equipment, Mining & Construction, and LiB & E-mobility. Nefab Group has over 4750 employees spread across 38 countries, with a yearly turnover of 10.3 BSEK. The owners are the Nordgren/Pihl family and FAM AB, a privately owned holding company within the Wallenberg Ecosystem. 

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