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ProAmpac’s 2017 Award Wins Highlight its Focus on Quality & Innovation

Sep 29, 2017

CINCINNATI (September 24, 2017) ProAmpac returned to PACK EXPO Las Vegas this week, showcasing product innovations, and expanded capabilities, as well as multiple industrial awards received during the past year.

Since last year’s PACK EXPO, ProAmpac has become one of the fastest growing flexible packaging manufacturers in the United States: five acquisitions, a total of 25 manufacturing facilities, 3,200 employees, new ownership by Pritzker Group Private Capital, and an elevated ranking as one of the 10 largest packaging converters in the nation.

In the same period, ProAmpac received 22 awards in multiple competitions.

  • American Package Design Awards
  • AmeriStar
  • Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Awards
  • Gold Ink Awards
  • PackagePRINTING Excellence Awards
  • World Beverage Innovation Awards
  • WorldStar Awards
  • Hormel Spirit of Excellence

“During a time of strategic expansion, these awards reinforce our unwavering commitment to quality and innovation,” said Adam Grose, Chief Commercial Officer.

“Thanks to the organizations bestowing the awards. Thanks to our employees for going above and beyond. And most of all thanks to our customers for giving us the opportunity to serve them and provide innovative products to build their business.”

Recent Awards

ProAmpac won seven total awards in the Gold Ink Awards competition sponsored by Printing Impressions, the industry’s most prestigious print competition. One Bronze and six Pewter awards were received for print in the Flexible Packaging category. New technologies with inks and substrates were presented for several ProAmpac wins for pouches submitted.

Last month, the packagePRINTING Excellence Awards won Best of Show from among nearly 200 entries, and First Place in the Flexible Packaging: Flexo printing process category. According to packagePRINTING judge Bill Enright, “This entry…was printed exceptionally well on a very difficult substrate. It featured very clean printing with very tight registration… and depicted a vivid, almost 3D, lifelike appearance.” The pouch was featured as the cover story of packagePRINTING magazine’s August issue.

A recent win for ProAmpac was from among the World Beverage Innovation Awards sponsored by FoodBev Media and hosted by drinktec. ProAmpac received first place in the Best Sports or Fitness Drink category for its EZY Pro10, a custom shaped, spouted, stand-up pouch with a unique shape that fits perfectly fits in the hand of the consumer. EZY Pro 10 is pre-filled with 30g of protein powder. The end-user fills the pouch with 230ml of water at the point of use and shakes to combine the powder before consuming. ##

About ProAmpac

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. For more information, visit proampac.com.

ProAmpac is part of the Pritzker Group Private Capital portfolio of companies.

About Pritzker

Group Pritzker Group, led by Tony and J.B. Pritzker, has three principal investment teams: Private Capital, which acquires and operates leading North America-based companies; Venture Capital, which provides early-stage and growth venture funding to technology companies throughout the United States; and Asset Management, which partners with top-performing investment managers across global public markets.

Pritzker Group Private Capital acquires North America-based middle-market companies with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and healthcare sectors. The firm’s permanent, proprietary capital base allows for efficient decision making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with management teams focused on creating long-term value. Pritzker Group brings significant resources, expertise and credibility in building businesses and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. For more information, visit pritzkergroup.com.

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