Heineken continues to invest in its brewery in Mons-en-Baroeul, near Lille (Nord). 5.5 million euros will be injected. Explanations.
A new drum packaging line will be created at the Heineken brewery in Mons-en-Baroeul, near Lille (Nord) . The company is investing 5.5 million euros for this creation.
“Spread over the years 2018 and 2019, this investment concerns the packaging of 8-liter drums, compatible with Heineken Entreprise’s The Blade pressure machine launched in June 2017 in the out-of-home market, “explains the company.”
The biggest factory in France
These 5.5 million euros are added to the announcement in February of an investment on the same site of 8.3 million euros for this year 2018, “to increase the production capacity and improve the safety and environmental performance “.
Founded in 1921, the brewery of Mons-en-Barœul is today the largest in Heineken in France, both on the surface (22 hectares in the municipalities of Mons and Marcq-en-Barœul) and production capacity annual (3.5 million hectoliters per year).
It is also the first national brewery for Heineken in number of references produced (more than 130 references) and the only site with a box production line.
The brewery now employs 300 people. The start-up of the new packaging line will be accompanied by 10 new hires by 2019. Work will be carried out in the second half of 2018 for operational launch in early 2019.