MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — ePac Flexible Packaging is anticipating the opening of its first Australian manufacturing facility in the fourth quarter of this year, which will serve local small- to medium-sized businesses in the pet food, snack, supplement, natural and organic foods, confectionary and coffee markets.

The facility will be located just eight kilometers from the Melbourne city business district in the Newlands Road food manufacturing hub, according to ePac.

“We’re very excited to be expanding ePac’s growing international footprint into Australia,” said Jack Knott, chief executive officer of ePac. “We are focused on bringing the same great ePac experience to our customers, helping small and medium sized businesses grow and achieve big brand presence.”

ePac Flexible Packaging is a digital printing technology company using Hewlett Packard (HP) Indigo 20000 technology to offer quick-to-market lead times. The company was founded in 2016 in the United States. Since then, it has opened several US printing facilities and expanded its fleet of digital printers.

“ePac helps local brands grow into major contributors within the community, with a unique offering for brands to rapidly go to market with great packaging,” added Jason Brown, managing director of ePac in Australia. “Opening our first facility at Newlands Road is an exciting milestone for ePac Australia, and we’ve already had a great response from the community.”

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