Pregis acquires Inter-Pac

The acquisition will make Pregis the largest producer of polyethylene sheet foam in the United States.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
August 15, 2012 - MMH Editorial

Pregis Corp., a leading supplier of protective packaging solutions, has acquired Inter-Pac, Inc., based in Tupelo, Miss., for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will make Pregis the largest producer of polyethylene sheet foam in the United States. 

“We are pleased to add Inter-Pac’s Tupelo facility to Pregis’ manufacturing footprint.  Its geographic location will be an asset in servicing the protective packaging needs of our East Coast customers. This investment is the latest example of our commitment to our growth strategy,” said Kevin Baudhuin, president and chief executive officer, Pregis. 

Pregis will continue to operate Inter-Pac’s 180,000 square foot Tupelo manufacturing facility.  Its 25 employees will be joining Pregis’ 2,000-member worldwide team. 

“We believe that this transaction will benefit our customers across all segments and channels.  This includes markets such as furniture, housewares, electronics, automotive, industrial and recreational products.  We will also be able to bring a much wider product portfolio to Inter-Pac’s existing customers,” said Baudhuin.

Founded in 1960, Inter-Pac is one of the first protective packaging products manufacturers in the United States.  The company has a long-standing reputation for its innovative production techniques, environmental platform and customer service.



Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world's most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Global business optimism reaches highest level in survey history.

Mentor-based program aims to help students develop STEM skills and foster innovation, self-confidence, communication and leadership.

Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.

Patent involves continuous, synchronized travel that allows AGVs to be used in assembly operations to replace traditional conveyor systems.

Regulations present the most significant headwind to growth, but more executives report they are thriving nonetheless.

Article Topics

News · Packaging · Pregis · All topics

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA