CINCINNATI — ProAmpac, one of the largest U.S. flexible packaging companies, announced the acquisition of Gateway Packaging Company (Gateway), a flexible packaging and technical products company headquartered in White House, Tenn. Gateway is one of the largest pet food packaging manufacturers in North America offering a wide array of products including multi-wall bags, stand-up pouches, small- and large-format quad-seal bags, box pouches, roll stock, treat bags, and hybrid bags. Gateway’s products are also sold to the human care and institutional markets.
“Gateway’s talented team, multi-wall bag converting expertise, and presence in pet and institutional markets will add to ProAmpac’s competencies and existing customer base. This acquisition will create value and opportunity for both organizations,” stated Omar Abuaita, president and chief executive officer of Gateway.
Cincinnati-based ProAmpac is owned by PPC Partners along with management and other co-investors. With the addition of Gateway, ProAmpac has 33 sites globally with nearly 3,700 employees supplying more than 5,000 customers in 90 countries. ProAmpac manufactures flexible packaging for various consumer, retail and industrial goods markets and also provides secure packaging for the transport of cash and valuables. Gateway will be integrated into ProAmpac’s extrusion and laminations division.
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