Brückner installs a film orienter at Altopro. Altopro’s owner Antonio Simon (left), Karl Zimmermann, sales director, Brückner Maschinenbau
Brückner line for Mexico

Mexican manufacturer Altopro, S.A. de C.V., is a well-established supplier of premium quality oriented and cast polypropylene film to many major brand owners in the food industry throughout North America. Altopro supplies virtually all types of uncoated polypropylene flexible packaging films, including high yield films for beverage labels and a host of other specialty items, for the highest tier of North America´s converters and packing companies.

The new state-of-the-art Brückner line is highly customized (extremely fast product type changeover) to meet the demanding requirements of Altopro’s growing customer base. Machine output is five tons per hour, and it utilizes latest twin screw, energy optimized, five-layer extrusion technology.

Altopro’s top management team says: “It is with great pleasure that we announce our latest acquisition of a new 8.7 meter Brückner polypropylene film orienter for our Irapuato plant. This project will unquestionably place Altopro at the leading edge of the industry. We have teamed up with Brückner yet again in order to meet the ambitious goal of starting commercial production within 18 months. Brückner is globally respected and well-known for quick and reliable project execution, which is exactly what we need at this point.”