TETRA PAK ESTABLISHES TECHNICAL TRAINING FACILITY IN THAILAND
Business Press Releases Monday January 19, 2015 10:48
Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, recently announced the inauguration of its latest technical training centre at Rayong province in Thailand. The Technical Training Centre Rayong is established to support the increasing demand for packaging line technical training services from food and beverage producers across Asia.
Tetra Pak has invested more than € 5 million (200 million baht) in establishing a new 3,000-square meter state of the art facility at Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate, Rayong province.
“Tetra Pak has been in business in Thailand for almost 40 years and we have a strong confidence in the country’s growth potential. We are honoured by the trust our customers have placed in Tetra Pak Thailand, and today, Thailand is one of the biggest markets in the region. Investing in this training facility here conveys our strong commitment to supporting our customers to meet growing consumer demand,” says Michael Zacka, President, Tetra Pak Asia.
“Our certified instructors from the Tetra Pak global training organisation will help secure the competence for our customer’s technicians and staff overseeing the operational performance and efficiencies of their food packaging lines. With a broad range of courses for dairy and beverage producers combined with its accessible location in Thailand, this training centre provides customers across the region excellent support to help them achieve quality, cost and operational performance excellence,” says Peter Mott, Vice President, Tetra Pak Technical Service Asia.
A certified global training centre, Tetra Pak Technical Training Centre Rayong provides training courses and competence development programmes in the areas of automation, filling line equipment, quality assurance and food safety. The facility features three full packaging lines – Tetra Pak® A3/Speed, Tetra Pak® A3/CompactFlex and Tetra Pak® A3/Flex – as well as advanced microbiological and package evaluation labs.
By offering the full spectrum of Tetra Pak® Training Services and the ability to deliver 10,000 training days, the training centre provides customers in the region both convenience and travel-related cost savings.
To ensure quality, dedicated attention and an effective learning environment, classes at this technical training centre will be kept to a maximum of 6-10 students. Instructors are mainly specialist engineers from Tetra Pak’s Asia region with support available from the Tetra Pak global training organisation based in Lund, Sweden.