Packaging Leader Anomatic to Build New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

Anomatic Adds New Anodizing Facility to Their Global Roster

NEWARK, Ohio, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anomatic Corporation, known for their unique, high volume metal packaging and custom anodizing process for the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care and cosmetic packaging industries, is expanding operations with a brand new facility in New Albany, Ohio. Anomatic will join others at The Personal Care and Beauty Campus in the New Albany Business Park. Anomatic will open a 65,000 square-foot anodizing production facility with an investment of 8.7 million dollars for new facilities and equipment. The company will create approximately 185 new positions in the first three years of operation.

"We're excited about Anomatic becoming a part of the Beauty and Personal Care Campus within the New Albany Business Park," said New Albany spokesman Scott McAfee. "Each company at this campus is playing a role in creating a vertical supply chain to quickly and cost effectively turn concepts into actual products on shelves. Businesses worldwide are taking note, and this campus has brought more than 1,000 new jobs to our region and our state in the last year alone."

"Anomatic's re-commitment to this region is noteworthy," said Kenny McDonald, Chief Economic Officer, Columbus2020. "We celebrate their announcement and want to help them continue to thrive in the Columbus region."

Columbia Gas has identified Anomatic's sustainability efforts and in support has granted $100,000 to the New Albany Expansion. "Growing Ohio's economy through the creation of good-paying jobs is what our Jobs Growth Fund is all about," said Columbia Gas of Ohio President Jack Partridge. "We're proud of the partnership we've forged with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and the other groups who help administer the fund. This exciting announcement demonstrates how the partnership is helping to deliver measurable, sustainable economic benefit to the region and ultimately the entire state."

"Our focus is to take care of our customers and partners," said William B. Rusch, Senior Advisor of Anomatic Corporation. "We are proud to serve the local community and work with the city of New Albany, Columbus2020, and Columbia Gas to achieve new heights with innovation and speed-to-market."

In 2010 Anomatic supplied over 1.2 billion anodized components to global customers servicing the packaging industry. The Ohio-based company continues to invest in high-speed stamping and assembly machines, lean manufacturing and innovative decorating technologies to service their customers' needs.

About Anomatic Corporation

Established in 1965, Anomatic has served as a well diversified manufacturer of anodized aluminum packaging for the pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetic and health & beauty packaging industries worldwide. Today, Anomatic's state of the art facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Suzhou, China offer expertise in product design, metal forming, anodizing, decorating and assembly. For more information on the company, visit