Axium Packaging Inc. expands in Brampton with advanced manufacturing sector investment of $80M, creating 250 jobs

August 29, 2023

Axium Packaging, Corporate Headquarters.

New site is Axium’s first location in Brampton

BRAMPTON, ON (August 28, 2023) – Axium Packaging Inc. is expanding their operations and construction is underway with a new manufacturing facility in Brampton.  They are investing over $80M and employing 250 team members at this location.

The new site is anticipated to open July 2024.  Axium has 20 manufacturing plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico and employs over 3,600 employees.  Their corporate headquarters is in New Albany, Ohio with other manufacturing sites throughout the United States.   

Axium Packaging provides design engineering and tool building solutions for its customers’ packaging needs including: plastic containers, tubes, caps and high end decorating services.  .

In line with the City’s climate goals and priority of creating greener cities, Axium is focused on sustainability and engineering facilities for the future. From designing packaging with optimized bottle weights to building manufacturing facilities to be LEED Silver compliant, the Axium team prioritizes sustainability initiatives in all aspects of its business.  In 2022 Axium made a significant investment setting up a factory (Vertix) in New Albany Ohio to produce their own grade of PCR (post-consumer resin). Today, it produces bottles using up to 100% recycled resin.

The investment Axium is making in Brampton, further solidifies the company’s commitment to growth in Ontario. 

The City’s Economic Development team continues to work tirelessly to offer a red carpet service that helps expedite investment, promoting Brampton as a prime location to invest on a national and international scale.

To learn more, click here to visit Brampton’s Manufacturing Sector.

Sector Profile – Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing is the largest industry by employment in the city, accounting for almost a quarter of Brampton’s workforce.

With access to 21 nearby universities and colleges, and home to the award-winning Sheridan Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technology (CAMDT), Brampton is strategically positioned to support the diverse talent needs of the advanced manufacturing sector.

Leading advanced manufacturing companies in Brampton include FCA Canada, Brampton Assembly, ABB Inc., Brican Automated Systems Armacell Canada Inc., Magna International, Matcor Automotive Inc., Velcro Canada Corp., Amcor Packaging, Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging, Aircraft Appliances, MDA Space Robotics, BMP Metals, Almag Aluminum and Brannon Steel Gray Tools Canada.

Quotes

“We are building on incredible momentum here in Brampton and this win solidifies that. This new facility will add to the city’s sector network, providing new and sustainable plastic solutions. As Axium continues to grow its footprint in North America, we are excited and proud that their expansion plans include Brampton with this $80M investment and 250 new advanced manufacturing jobs.”

Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“The City of Brampton’s advanced manufacturing sector continues to solidify its strong position by attracting new investment and growing our businesses. With Axium further bolstering the network of existing leading companies in the city, Brampton is the right place to invest in jobs of the future.”

Gurpartap Singh Toor, Regional Councillor Wards 9 & 10, Chair, Economic Development

 “We are excited to invest and partner with the City of Brampton, and Ontario as a part of our continued expansion in the North American market. “

Paul Judge, President, Axium Packaging

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About the City of Brampton 

As one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada, Brampton is home to 700,000 people and 90,000 businesses. People are at the heart of everything we do. We are energized by our diverse communities, we attract investment, and we are embarking on a journey to lead technological and environmental innovation. We partner for progress to build a healthy city that is safe, sustainable, and successful. Visit brampton.ca to learn more. 

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