PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Custom Poly Bag
PPC is a leader in flexographic printing and converting of flexible films, bags and pouches. It is a recognized pioneer in cleanroom packaging for healthcare and medical applications, snack and organic brands, specialty produce, pet, nutraceutical, bakery and horticulture. The firm operates eight manufacturing facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL, Mission, KS, Rome, GA, Payson, UT, Pewaukee, WI, Colombia in South America, McKinney, TX, and Alliance, OH. Its facilities are AIB, SQF and ISO-9001 certified. Founded in 1968, PPC strives to provide the highest quality products with best-in-class lead times to service emerging and established brands.
Established in 1969 by Lloyd Carlile and Donald Prather, Custom Poly Bag has grown from one bag machine to a fully integrated AIB-certified, flexible-packaging converter serving bakery, protein, medical and specialty consumer markets nationwide. Its capabilities include film extrusion, printing and bag operations.
Kevin Keneally, CEO of PPC Flexibles, says, “We’re excited to welcome the team at Custom into our PPC family. Phil Carlile and Doug Prather took their family business to a heightened level to be a recognized leader in the specialty bakery market. We’re delighted to combine our companies of now over 1000 employees and eight manufacturing sites. PPC’s combination with Custom Poly enhances our position of servicing mid-size SKUs and speed-to-market across key flexible packaging growth segments.”