Rexam is a leading global consumer packaging
We are business partners to many of the world’s most
famous and successful consumer brands as well as
young, entrepreneurial start ups.
We offer a broad range of packaging products and
solutions for many consumer facing industries, using
different materials and technologies.
The packaging we manufacture is often key to
maintaining and reinforcing our customers’ reputation
and values. It plays a major role in our customers’
positioning strategies, helping to shape consumers’
Beverage Cans 70% of underlying operating profit 2007
Rexam is the world’s number 1 beverage can maker.
The cans are used for a wide array of beverages, including beer,
carbonated soft drinks, juices, sports and energy drinks, water, wine,
spirit mixers and iced tea and coffee.
Our Beverage Cans business is essentially a regional business
operating on a global scale. In general our plants are located
close to our customers to minimise logistics costs.
Plastic Packaging 30% of underlying operating profit 2007
Plastic Packaging is focused primarily on the value added and
faster growing segments of rigid plastic packaging. It includes
pharmaceutical packaging, closures for beverages and personal
care applications and packaging for cosmetics, home and personal
care products as well as food.
The businesses represent a global capability and are united
by shared customers, common injection moulding and other
technologies and a focus on intellectual property, innovation
and operational excellence.
Products include spray samplers, lipstick and mascara cases,
compacts, closures for fragrances, lotions and beverages, fine mist
and foam pumps, food containers and drug delivery devices.
Our geographic markets
Rexam is headquartered in London, UK. We have around 100
plants in more than 20 countries around the world. In 2007, we
employed on average 22,300 people in our continuing operations,
almost a quarter of whom were in China and South East Asia.
Full details of our employee numbers can be found in the
Rexam people section
and further details of our locations can be found on
Sales by destination from continuing operations 2007
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