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HIGHLIGHTS IN SUSTAINABILITY,
LEADERSHIP, COMPANY
GROWTH, AND MORE
PROAMPAC BREAKS GROUND
ON INNOVATION CENTER
ProAmpac recently broke ground on a collaboration and
innovation center, a multi-million-dollar investment that
will expand the company's existing facility to house what
will become an international hub for packaging design
and development.
CEO Greg Tucker was joined by Kathleen C. Hochul,
New York lieutenant governor, and local dignitaries for a
ground-breaking event in Ogden, New York.
" Innovation is the key factor in making flexible packaging the fastest growing segment of the expanding global
packaging industry, which is forecast to exceed $1 trillion
by the end of next year, " Tucker says. ProAmpac celebrated
its fifth anniversary this summer.
When the facility opens in the spring, it will be a center
for development, prototyping, and rapid evaluation of
new packaging, as well as a training and state-of-the-art
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collaboration space to host customer ideation sessions, the
company said in a news release.
" The benefit of having all of our application testing,
prototyping, and short-run pouch production under one
roof is that a customer can arrive with a packaging design
issue and leave with printed, prototype samples, " adds
Tucker. " Our new facility will compress the design timeline
significantly. "
The nearly $8-million center will create 40 new jobs
and add 25,000 square feet to the company's manufacturing facility near Rochester.
FRANKSTON PACKAGING COMPANY
BUYS PACO LABEL SYSTEMS
Frankston Packaging Company has bought Paco Label
Systems based in Tyler, Texas.
Paco is a leading manufacturer and supplier of flexible
packaging and pressure-sensitive labels for the food and


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