PPC Flexible buys HFM Packaging in US

6 February 2019 (Last Updated February 6th, 2019 14:44)

Custom flexible packaging solutions provider PPC Flexible Packaging announced that it has purchased US-based HFM Packaging.

Custom flexible packaging solutions provider PPC Flexible Packaging announced that it has purchased US-based HFM Packaging.

Based in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, HFM Packaging produces packaging solutions for cosmetics, personal care, pharma, food and industrial applications.

The company offers labels as peel and reseal closures for personal care markets and conversion of pouches. It also provides die-cut labelling services, re-sealable pouching technology and engineering assistance to customers.

PPC Flexible CEO Kevin Keneally said: “We are excited to add the exceptional team at HFM to the PPC family. It’s our goal to leverage HFM’s reclosable and pouch technologies in both consumer and healthcare markets to an even higher level of growth through new and existing customers across all of PPC’s businesses.”

Based in Illinois, PPC Flexible offers packaging solutions to customers in healthcare, medical, organic snack, pet food, bakery, horticulture, and produce markets.

“We are excited to share technologies with PPC and are pleased to have found a partner with the ability to increase our progress.”

It designs and manufactures value-added printed, laminated, and stand up pouch packaging for various applications.

HFM Packaging CEO Paul Martinez said: “I am very proud of the growth that HFM has witnessed over the past 40 years. We are excited to share technologies with PPC and are pleased to have found a partner with the ability to increase our progress.”

In November, PPC also acquired US-based Temkin International, which a range of packaging products such as rollstock, stand-up pouches and floral sleeves. It currently operates manufacturing facilities in the US and Canada.