PREGIS
Investment in a third blown film line in the US
US protective packaging manufacturer Pregis (Deerfield, Illinois; www.pregis.com) is building a third multilayer blown film line from Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H, Lengerich / Germany; www.wuh-group.com) at its US site in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with an investment of USD 6m (EUR 5.4m). With the additional line, the company wants to meet the growing demand for flexible packaging, e-commerce protective material and surface protection films.

Between 2016 and 2018, the packaging specialist invested USD 23m in two five-layer W&H lines at its Grand Rapids plant. The company also has four multilayer blown film extrusion lines and a film lab at the 8,400 m² facility.

Pregis recently announced that it would be combining into one unit its Easypack activities purchased in 2016 with the Free-Flow Packaging International (FP International, Fremont, California / USA; www.fpintl.com) operations acquired in 2018 – see Plasteurope.com of 15.04.2019. The air and paper systems portfolios will be marketed in Europe under the Pregis name.
26.04.2019 Plasteurope.com [242340-0]
Published on 26.04.2019
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