Airpack acquires Pregis Corp.'s European operations(PresseBox) (Deerfield, Ill., )
Airpack had purchased Pregis’ Italian operations in 2012. This acquisition is part of Airpack’s strategy to increase its European footprint.
“We are pleased to be able to reunite the Italian business unit with the rest of the European operations. We now will have the support of more than 1,000 employees who will assist us in providing protective packaging solutions to the United Kingdom and across the entire European continent,” said Sergio Folli, managing director of Airpack.
The acquisition includes Pregis operations in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary. Manufacturing capabilities include foam and bubble extrusion, engineered foam and mailers.
“Pregis’ European operation is staffed by knowledgeable professionals with decades of experience in protective packaging solutions. This customer-focused group will continue to engineer solutions that create value and exceed expectations within the markets served,” said Kevin Baudhuin, president and chief executive officer, Pregis.
Airpack is an Italian protective packaging leader in bubble and foam. The company has been providing technical solutions for industrial applications since 1978.