30 September 2012

AFP announces new subsidiary headquartered in Shanghai, China

Austin, Texas - 27 September 2012 (PRNewswire-iReach) - AFP announces its new subsidiary AFP China. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, AFP China will work in conjunction with AFP Austin to design, engineer, and source environmentally sustainable packaging solutions for Multi-National businesses with manufacturing in China and businesses serving the local China market. The AFP China team will also leverage its' supply chain management expertise to improve efficiency and inventory management within the China packaging supply chain. AFP will extend the reach of its' manufacturing technology and processes by collaborating with leading Chinese packaging suppliers to improve efficiency and quality through innovation and automation. 

"Our new business in China, not only extends our capability to supply our existing customer base of the world's leading high technology companies, it opens new opportunities to supply the world's largest packaging market with our innovative packaging designs and manufacturing technology while leveraging our supplier relationships to globalize environmentally sustainable, cost reducing, packaging solutions," stated Tim O'Hearn, CEO of AFP, Inc. 

"Having engineering teams, on both sides of the world will enable collaborative round the clock engineering and design capabilities along with the ability to deliver packaging solutions where our customers need them and when they need them," said Jodie Zhang, General Manager of AFP China. 

AFP, Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas and Shanghai, China with five manufacturing locations serving the United States and Mexico, has provided leading high technology companies like Acer, Dell, Flextronics, HP and IBM with innovative and cost reducing engineered packaging solutions since 1978. 

Source: AFP Inc.