Investing in our Customers by Adding Capacity with a New IBC Blow Molder in Alsip, IL

Date: 2018-07-18

Greif announces the addition of a new blow molder in its Alsip, IL Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) facility. This new blow molder will double the current production capacity of IBC units in the Midwest of the United States.


“As Greif continues to grow in the IBC market place, it is imperative that we are able to meet our customers’ demands for product. This new blow molder increases our capacity in the Midwest region and creates the production flexibility to provide our customers with more true value,”

explains Gaylord Benner, Vice President & General Manager – Midwest. 


With automated systems, the new machine will improve the consistency of the products that are produced, improve the quality of the product and minimize potential contamination.


Greif already has several plants with a broad product portfolio of steel, fibre and plastic drums in the Midwest area. This expansion compliments the product line offering and increases Greif’s ability to meet customers’ expectations. The strategic investment puts at the forefront the company’s vision to become the world’s best performing customer service company in industrial packaging.


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