Leading Meat Processing Company Switches To Higher Gear in Kaposvár - VIDEO REPORT
2022. 03. 17.
KOMETA 99 Zrt.’s EUR 94.9 million capacity expansion investment kicks off with foundation stone-laying in Kaposvár as a result of which the volume of processed meat can go up by over one-third, whereas the export to sales ratio is also to soar substantially. The project that is set to create 280 jobs will improve production energy efficiency as well.
Italian-owned KOMETA 99 Zrt. is one of the largest meat processing firms in Hungary that not only increases its current manufacturing area of 22,000 sqm by additional 50,000 sqm, but it also plans to purchase machinery for meat product manufacturing and meat processing. The works to be completed in four phases will include a new cooling unit and a salami slicer, and new packaging and storage functions will also be added thru 2025.
KOMETA’s Managing Director Giacomo Pedranzini said referring to the fact that the current annual processed volume of some 71,000 tons should be lifted to close to 93,000 tons, whereas the export to sales ratio, currently at 44%, could climb to 56%.
In the course of the investment environmental aspects come to play as well: the company is eager to purchase a packaging machine that uses reusable plastic, it would cut its CO2-emission per product kilogram by 30% in five years, and it would fully eliminate production waste as such.