Italy’s leading pasta manufacturer Barilla has announced plans to invest €50 million ($55 million) over the next 10 years to updgrade its Pedrignano factory and its distribution centre near Parma.
According to an article in Il Sole 24 Ore, the investment will be used to improvethe Pedrignano pasta facility, which is considered the world’s largest dry pasta plant. The facility currently produces 104 types of pasta, exporting 65% of its annual production of 330,000 tonnes.
Warehousing and logistics are said to be the focus, so that bottlenecks in the manufacturing process can be avoided.
Barilla has 28 production units worldwide, 14 of which are in Italy.
Source: Il Sole 24 Ore (via ESM)