Pritzker Group Private Capital to Acquire ProAmpac

CINCINNATI, OH—Pritzker Group Private Capital announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, from Wellspring Capital Management. Pritzker Group Private Capital and other co investors are investing alongside the ProAmpac management team, which will remain a significant shareholder, continue to lead the company and serve on its […]

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ProAmpac to Acquire Vitex Packaging Group

CINCINNATI, OH—ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, has announced the acquisition of Vitex Packaging Group. A converter and printer of flexible packaging materials based in Suffolk, VA, Vitex specializes in the printing and converting of paper and laminates. Operating as parent company over the Prolamina, Ampac and Tulsack brands, ProAmpac offers multiple innovative solutions […]

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Menasha Wins 16 Design of the Times Awards, Marketing Director Jill Andersen Named to 2016 Women in Excellence Class

NEENAH, WI—Menasha, one of the industry’s largest independent, retail focused packaging and merchandising solutions provider, was recognized with 16 Design of the Times (DOT) awards by the Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI). And Jill Andersen, its director of marketing, was named to the 2016 class of Women of Excellence by Path to Purchase Institute (P2PI). DOT […]

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Transcontinental Inc. to Acquire Flexstar Packaging Inc.

MONTREAL, Canada—Transcontinental Inc. announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Flexstar Packaging Inc., a flexible packaging supplier based in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond, British Columbia. The company specializes in converting high barrier film, including printing, lamination and pouch making, for the cereal, confectionery, snack, frozen food and coffee markets. With more […]

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Inovar Packaging Group Acquires LabelPrint America

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Idealliance, a communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain, has announced that Inovar Packaging Group, LLC, of Arlington, TX, has purchased LabelPrint America of Newburyport, MA. The Idealliance Ideadvisors business advisory group was retained by LabelPrint to help it find a buyer that would support its successful growth […]

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Alison Keane Named President, CEO of Flexible Packaging Association

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Alison Keane, Esq., has been named president and CEO of the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) as of Oct. 3. Alison previously served as the VP for government affairs and industry programs with the American Coatings Association, where she was responsible for advocacy on behalf of the paint and coating industry in the U.S. “We are […]

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Mike D’Angelo Named Vice President of AICC

ALEXANDRIA, VA—AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is pleased to announce long time supporter, Mike D’Angelo, is joining its professional staff as VP. AICC President Steve Young said, “We look forward to Mike’s success at the Association. His knowledge of the markets and relationships with the membership will allow him to make an impact in fast […]

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Flint Group Acquires Printec Industries, Inc.

MARIETTA, GA—Flint Group has announced the acquisition of Printec Industries, Inc. located in Marietta, GA. Printec manufactures and sells water based inks for flexo and gravure applications to a group of key printers in the North American region. With this acquisition, Flint Group strengthens its position and support to the paper and board segment in […]

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Tom Salmon Named President, COO of Berry Plastics

EVANSVILLE, IN—The Board of Directors of Berry Plastics Group, Inc. announced Thomas E. (Tom) Salmon has been unanimously elected as Berry’s president and COO effective Oct. 3. As president and COO, Tom will be responsible for the company’s operating businesses, operations, supply chain and procurement. Tom currently serves as president of the company’s Consumer Packaging Division. The company […]

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Esko Sells 3,000th CDI to Clicheria Blumenau

GHENT, Belgium—Esko, a leading global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging, labels, sign and display industries, is proud to announce that Brazilian flexographic repro house Clicheria Blumenau has installed Esko’s 3000th CDI. The CDI Spark 5080 flexo plate making system with Pixel+ is the fifth Esko CDI for the company. Clicheria Blumenau technical manager Alexsandro […]

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