California-based flexible packaging producer Scholle Packaging acquires controlling interest in Brazil's Flexpack, designer, manufacturer of stand-up pouch packaging, barrier films, performance packaging for food, healthcare, pharmaceutical applications
January 9, 2013
– Scholle Packaging, a leading provider of flexible performance packaging solutions, announced today that they have acquired controlling interest in the assets of the Brazil-based packaging manufacturer Flexpack.
Flexpack designs, manufactures and provides stand-up pouch packaging, barrier films, and performance packaging for the Latin American market, for applications such as: processed meats, sauces, fresh pasta, dairy products, nuts, automotive fluids, healthcare, and pharmaceutical products.
"Flexpack's excellence in customer service, focus on quality manufacturing, and their ability to deliver unique, market-driven products makes them a natural addition to the Scholle brand," said Scholle Corporation President and CEO Leon Gianneschi .
Dr. Richard Heath , Vice President of New Ventures for Scholle Packaging said: "Growth in performance packaging solutions is a key part of Scholle's business strategy. Stand-up pouch solutions complement our core bag-in-box product offering very well, especially in the growing Latin American market, which is why Flexpack is such a good fit for us. We feel the Flexpack product line and manufacturing competencies will benefit greatly from Scholle's decades of aseptic processing and fitment engineering experience and we look forward to aligning our new combined product offerings with market needs in the region."
Flexpack will continue to design, manufacture, and provide flexible packaging that feature Scholle Packaging's key product traits: safe, natural, economic, and sustainable. For more information on Flexpack, please visit www.flexpack.com.br.
ABOUT SCHOLLE PACKAGING:
Scholle Corporation is a privately-held company headquartered in Irvine, California that provides performance-based packaging solutions to multi-national companies who in turn serve millions of people on a daily basis. Scholle's focus on value-added packaging solutions and aseptic processing capabilities brings their customers the ability to provide products to a wide range of global markets as naturally, safely, economically, and sustainably as possible.
Flexpack is a Brazil-based flexible packaging design and manufacturer specializing in pouch technology. Flexpack's focus remains on the development of unique and innovative packaging that optimizes the relationship between packaging and the products they contain.
SOURCE Scholle Packaging