MAIER Packaging GmbH, Germany broke ground on a new facility. The Optima Packaging Group ( subsidiary's new construction allows more space for further development and a modern work environment.

The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by representatives from OPTIMA consumer GmbH, OPTIMA packaging group GmbH and MAIER Packaging GmbH, as well as the mayor of the community of Bergen among others.

A modern building with areas for assembly, tool and die making, testing and a warehouse will be constructed at the site. A two-story office building will follow to accommodate the Administration and Design, Purchasing and Sales Departments are housed along with the cafeteria.

On June 1 2018, MAIER Packaging GmbH became part of the OPTIMA packaging group GmbH from Schwaebisch Hall. The two companies share a bond from many years of cooperation.

The building will be move-in ready in March.