Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam’s first-ever aseptic carton packaging material factory built by Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions provider, has been awarded LEED Version 4 Gold certifications.
“Sustainability has always been a cornerstone of our strategy and our business as well as our culture,” said Magnus Jonsson, director of Tetra Pak’s Binh Duong factory. “Tetra Pak Binh Duong is the first packaging production factory in Vietnam to achieve the latest and most-demanding LEED Version 4 Gold Certification. This truly showcases our commitment to sustainability, staying true to our brand promise: Protects What’s Good.”
The factory’s production, office, support and warehouse buildings meet all the requirements of the LEED certification. Thanks to the application of LEED’s latest green standards – Gold Version 4, Tetra Pak’s Binh Duong factory achieves various sustainable highlights.
Tetra Pak Binh Duong’s success in adhering to the latest LEED Gold Certification standards has enabled it to mitigate harmful impacts on the environment and improve living quality. Vietnamese consumers’ use of Tetra Pak’s paper boxes means a sustainable choice that contributes to environmental protection.
Built at the end of 2017 and officially put into operation in July 2019, the 120-million-Euro factory covering 100,000 square meters in Vietnam-Singapore II-A Industrial Park in Binh Duong province is capable of producing up to 20 billion carton packages per annum. With more than 200 local skilled workers, Tetra Pak Binh Duong produces aseptic cartons for the domestic market and for export to ASEAN countries, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
Along with applying LEED’s standards, Tetra Pak Binh Duong has also implemented many other international standards for safety, quality, and environmental protection such as ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO4500 and more, aiming at the highest standards for the environment. At present, almost 100% of the company’s beverage cartons have been produced from replanted forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.