Symetal has been involved in the production of a wide variety of aluminium foil products (from 6 to 200 microns), mainly used in packaging solutions for the food, pharmaceutical and tobacco industries. With more than 40 years’ experience and expertise in aluminium foil rolling and converting processing, Symetal offers tailor-made and innovative, high value-added solutions covering the needs of the most demanding global customers. It is highly export-oriented, with more than 90% of its sales carried out in around 70 countries. Symetal is an aluminium segment subsidiary of ElvalHalcor S.A., a leading global industrial producer of aluminium and copper products for dynamically growing markets.
Symetal owns two state-of-the-art production facilities in Oinofyta, Viotia and Mandra, Attica standing out for their vertical integration and flexibility. The rolling plant (Oinofyta) specialises in the production of plain aluminium foil in various gauges and alloys for a range of usages such as flexible and pharmaceutical packaging, food containers, automotive rechargeable batteries and various technical applications. The unit’s annual production capacity amounts to 52,000 tons.
The converting plant (Mandra) specialises in the conversion of aluminium foil into a number of packaging applications, carrying out aluminium foil coated and/or laminated with paper for products used in food, pharmaceutical and cigarette industries. The unit’s annual production capacity amounts to 27,000 tons. Following the installation of an ultramodern three station lacquering machine, the Mandra plant is recognised as one of the most advanced plants worldwide. A state-of-the-art lacquering production unit has commenced operations in privately-owned facilities in Mandra, being an important auxiliary material for the converting plant. The unit’s annual lacquering production capacity amounts to 2,000 tons.
Being a strategic partner of the largest consumer, food and pharmaceutical packaging manufacturers, Symetal leverages on its technical expertise and implements a continuous improvement and development approach, following a business model which is based on sustainability and ESG principles.
Symetal is certified as per ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 50001:2018. The converting plant is further certified as per ISO 15378:2017, ISO 22000:2018, FSSC 22000 (V5.1) and FSC® Chain of Custody FSC-C127612 (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1), and also an EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) registered organisation. Moreover, Symetal has achieved ASI Performance Standard certification demonstrating its commitment to environmental, social and governance performance.