Fortis Buys Kala Packaging

Fortis Solutions Group has bought Utah-based Kala Packaging, a printer of pressure-sensitive labels and flexible packaging that offers variable content printing, anti-counterfeit solutions, and food-safe flexible packaging. “We are fortunate to join forces with such an outstanding team and are excited to further the value-added offerings we provide,” said John O. Wynne, Jr., Fortis president and […]

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ePac Flexible Packaging Expands into Ghana, Africa

ePac Flexible Packaging is expanding into Ghana, Africa, as the flexible packaging provider extends its network of production plants globally. ePac Flexible Packaging was established in 2016 in the U.S. It now operates 18 manufacturing plants across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Indonesia. All orders are being fulfilled by the company’s UK-based plant while plans […]

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TC Transcontinental Appoints Chief Development Officer

TC Transcontinental appointed Eric Morisset as chief development officer. Based in Montréal, Morisset will report to François Olivier, president and CEO, and he will be part of the executive management committee, the company said. Since 2018, the role had been held by Sam Bendavid, who was appointed in 2020 as senior vice president, TC Transcontinental […]

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Pregis Buys Technical Machinery Solutions

Pregis, a maker of protective packaging, bought Technical Machinery Solutions (TMS) of Illinois from its privately held owners, and the acquisition includes the Graphic Innovators business at TMS. Pregis produces a lightweight, curbside recyclable all-paper mailer, branded as the TMS Eco Mailer™. The cushioned mailers can be recycled in all-paper recovery systems. The acquisition of TMS […]

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Wiedmann to Succeed Forker at Siegwerk

On March 31, Nicolas Wiedmann will replace Siegwerk CEO Herbert Forker, who is retiring after 21 years as CEO. Wiedmann had been with Hella GmbH & Co KGaA, where his duties included being general manager for the business segment special applications. He joined Siegwerk on Jan. 1. Wiedmann brings many years of experience in managing […]

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Newsweek Names Lyondellbasell in List of Responsible Companies

Newsweek Names Lyondellbasell in List of Responsible Companies

LyondellBasell has been named to Newsweek Magazine’s 2021 list of “America’s Most Responsible Companies.” This is the second time LyondellBasell appears on the list, which debuted in 2020 and recognizes companies for their performance in the areas of environmental, social, and corporate governance, the company said in a news release. The plastics, chemicals, and refining company said […]

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Highlights In Sustainability, Leadership, Company Growth, And More

Highlights In Sustainability, Leadership, Company Growth, And More

Proampac Breaks Ground On Innovation Center ProAmpac recently broke ground on a collaboration and innovation center, a multi-million-dollar investment that will expand the company’s existing facility to house what will become an international hub for packaging design and development. CEO Greg Tucker was joined by Kathleen C. Hochul, New York lieutenant governor, and local dignitaries […]

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AMB Buys PTS

Italian converter AMB SpA bought German firm PTS (Prime Tray System) Verpackungen, a manufacturer of injection-molded cups, bags, and composite plastics films.

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Comexi Plans New Miami Tech Center

Comexi plans a technology center at its new U.S. headquarters in Miami. The specialist in solutions for the printing and converting industry of flexible packaging said its 15,000-square-foot technology facility would open this fall.

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Printpack Mourns Loss of Former Company Leader

Printpack Mourns Loss of Former Company Leader

Gay M. Love, chairman emeritus of Atlanta-based Printpack, died “quietly and peacefully at her home” on May 28 at the age of 90, the company said in a news release. Love was the widow of Printpack’s founder, J. Erskine Love Jr.

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Bryce Corp. to Add 20 Jobs With New Investments

Bryce Corp.’s packaging division said in a news release that it will invest $10 million to expand its capacity, enhance its technical capabilities, and generate an additional 20 jobs. “The Bryce family is committed to making long-term investment decisions even in uncertain economic environments to serve its employees, its customers, and its markets in a […]

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Covid-19 Forces Price Increase at Flint Group Packaging Inks

Flint Group Packaging Inks increased the price for its North American solvent-based business to alleviate raw material cost increases, the company said in a news release. The price increase took effect July 15 with all Flint Group Packaging Inks products sold in the United States and Canada. Supply across a number of raw material categories […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Buys Genpak Flexible

C-P Flexible Packaging—a manufacturer of flexible packaging including rollstock, premade pouches, resealable packaging, and shrink sleeves—acquired Genpak Flexible from The Jim Pattison Group, according to a report from Business Wire. Genpak Flexible is a leading North American supplier of compostable packaging and offers a range of patented flexible packaging solutions. C-P Flexible Packaging in York, […]

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Proampac Names Cox to New Role

ProAmpac tapped Rita Cox to be president of the company’s Flexibles Products division. Cox previously was president of the company’s extrusion and lamination division and rejoins the company following a brief retirement. She succeeds Tom Loewald, who was named CEO of Cambrex on June 15, the company said in a news release. “ProAmpac embodies all […]

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