PPC Flexible Packaging Acquires Plastic Packaging Technologies


Buffalo Grove, IL — PPC Flexible Packaging LLC has acquired Kansas City, KS-based Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC (PPT).
With this addition, the firm now operates thirteen manufacturing facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL, Mission and Kansas City, KS, Rome, GA, Payson, UT, Pewaukee, WI, Colombia, South America, McKinney, TX, Columbus and Alliance, OH, North Salt Lake, UT, and Hartland, WI. Its facilities are AIB, SQF level II and ISO-9001 certified.

“We’re excited to join forces with Kevin and the PPC team. This combination is truly complementary, and solidifies our position as the leader in purposeful, powerful packaging to the pet care, food and beverage, healthcare and specialty consumer markets in North America,” says David Staker, president and CEO of PPT. “This partnership will enable us to deliver even greater value to our customers, with broader and deeper capabilities and capacity, greater technical and financial resources to support continued strong growth, and significant opportunities for our associates to contribute and develop professionally in a fast-growing, robust industry.”

PPT’s products include up to 11-color high-definition printed roll stock films, high barrier laminations and an array of pre-made pouch formats including flat bottom, box and pinch bottom, stand-up and quad-bags, incorporating a variety of convenience oriented features and attributes.

PPT serves blue-chip consumer packaged goods companies, as well as emerging brands and co-manufacturers, throughout North America and employs 425 associates in manufacturing and distribution facilities strategically located in Kansas City, KS and Columbus, OH.

“We’ve known David and Dan for the entire 20 years of their ownership of PPT and have watched them build one of the most respected, technology-driven firms in our industry,” Kevin Keneally, president & CEO of PPC says. “We’re thrilled the Stakers, and their entire talented leadership team, are joining the PPC family to merge and integrate our businesses and cultures into what we believe will be one of the most powerfully differentiated flexible packaging converters in North America!”

PPC, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a leader in printing and converting of flexible films, pouches and other packaging designs, including prototypes. It is a recognized pioneer in cleanroom packaging for healthcare and medical applications, consumer snack and organic brands, specialty produce, pet, nutraceutical, bakery and horticulture markets.