PPC concludes first phase of cleanroom packaging expansion

13 July 2018 (Last Updated July 13th, 2018 11:01)

US firm PPC Flexible Packaging has completed the first phase of the expansion plan of its Precision Clean cleanroom packaging business.

US firm PPC Flexible Packaging has completed the first phase of the expansion plan of its Precision Clean cleanroom packaging business.

As part of the expansion, the company has invested more than $2m in facilities and equipment in order to upgrade production capacities for its cleanroom packaging business.

PPC Flexible Packaging was created following the acquisition of Packaging Products (PPC) by Fisher Container Holdings last year.

Precision Clean Packaging’s sales vice-president Brian Ivey said: “We’re excited to announce this expansion, which will allow us to meet growing demand with a wider selection of products.

“We’re excited to announce this expansion, which will allow us to meet growing demand with a wider selection of products.”

“These new capabilities will increase our capacity and product offering to PPC’s valued customers and position us well for the underlying growth we are experiencing in our healthcare and critical environment packaging markets.”

Under the plan, the company has expanded production infrastructure for its Class 4 and 7 cleanrooms, and added new pouch-making machines.

The plan also includes upgrading testing equipment, and installation of a new ERP system.

In addition to the physical upgrades, the company has added key roles to its team, including production and quality associates and additional product development engineering resources.

PPC Flexible Packaging has strengthened its team by adding new roles, including production and quality associates and additional product development engineering resources.

During the second phase of the expansion project, the company will install a new pouch machine in the third quarter of this year.

The company, which is owned by management and Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, provides cleanroom and consumer packaging for the healthcare, snack, organic, and produce markets.