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Hemro Group’s sites in Italy and China are expanding to the next level of growth

"The new plant in Milan and the additional space in Changzhou mark two important milestones in our overall growth strategy.” says Dr. Marcel Lehmann, CEO of Hemro Group

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BUCCINASCO (Milano) – The impressive development of Hemro Group remains unbroken and now reaches a next level of growth. Global demands remain strong and are expected to continue to develop well in the medium term. To sustainably meet this expansion, the group once again needs to increase its production capacities. After having moved into a new plant at the Hamburg site last year and having welcomed almost 50 new colleagues there, further developments of the plants in Milan and Changzhou will now follow.

Hemro Group: another chapter of an Italian success story: new site in Buccinasco, Milan

In Milan, after many successful decades at the Via Bernardino Verro site, the company has built close ties with the city. Local colleagues have left their mark on the Anfim tradition and identify with both the high-quality products and the characteristic Milanese espresso culture. Anfim has been part of Hemro Group for 10 years, and in the past two years, Anfim has once again developed very well, which has recently pushed the plant to its limits.

With the aim of preserving the unique experience of the team and the Milan site, the group looked for and found a new plant in the area.

As of April 2022, Anfim will be manufacturing in twice the space at Via Veneto 11 in Buccinasco. With the new plant, the Hemro Group is committing itself to the city of Milan, strengthening the strategic positioning of the Anfim brand and thus creating optimal conditions for product innovations and further growth.

Continuous expansion at the site in Changzhou, China

In Changzhou, the Hemro Group took the opportunity to rent additional space at the existing site and thus expand the manufacturing capacities in China in a short term. In the last two years, the group has not only continuously developed HeyCafé as a brand, but also focused on the strategic importance of the Changzhou production site.

The Hemro Group’s global production network is already today completely unique in the industry

And will now be further strengthened with the new facilities in Milan and Changzhou. In addition to many other developments, the recent investments in the plants will have noticeable advantages for employees and customers of the Hemro Group.

“The new plant in Milan and the additional space in Changzhou mark two important milestones in our overall growth strategy.” says Dr. Marcel Lehmann, CEO of Hemro Group. “We are glad and proud to see our vision becoming reality and that all our brands contribute to the success of the Hemro Group as a whole. With regards to the global supply and logistics crisis and with regional shortages of skilled workers, such growth cannot be taken for granted at the moment.

Hence, I am particularly grateful that we are working with a strong and committed team to achieve our goals and that we are taking another big step forward with the expansion of our plants.”

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