First NZ-made aluminium cans set to roll off Recorp's line

First NZ-made aluminium cans set to roll off Recorp's line
Recorp Aluminium founder Rob Fyfe (left) and its new CEO Bruce Parton. (Image: Recorp Aluminium)
Greg Hurrell
Recorp Aluminium’s $100 million-plus can factory in South Auckland is on track to be up and running in a couple of months.Its founder and chair, former Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe, said the new company should break even in its second year of operation.Since leaving Air NZ in 2012, Fyfe has been busy. In addition to sitting on several company boards, including Air Canada and Michael Hill International, he has been investing in early-stage companies.Of all the start-ups Fyfe could have done himself, an aluminium can factory doe...

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