JUNDIAI, Brazil--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A fire caused damages to the roof and production area of an AptarGroup subsidiary, Graphocolor do Brasil Embalagens Ltda, on September 1. Graphocolor is located in Jundiai, Brazil. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Graphocolor is primarily an internal supplier to AptarGroup of anodized aluminum components for certain dispensing systems sold to the regional beauty and personal care markets. Until repairs to the Jundiai facility are completed, the company is using sourcing alternatives, including its affiliated anodizing facilities in France and the U.S. that currently import some components to the region. AptarGroup is insured for the damages caused by the fire, including business interruption insurance, and it does not expect this incident to have a material impact on its financial results.
AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR) is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing solutions for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, food and beverage markets. AptarGroup has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. For more information, visit www.aptar.com.