Pregis LLC sees the acquisition of paper-based protective packaging maker Easypack Ltd. as a way to also expand its sale of inflatable plastic packaging products in Europe.
Easypack, based in Stevenage, England, is a paper-based protective packaging provider with three manufacturing facilities,
Deerfield, Ill.-headquartered Pregis said Sept. 15 it bought Easypack “for an undisclosed amount.”
Pregis said the deal allows the firm to expand its North American offerings “to include a complete line of paper void fill, cushioning and block/brace solutions.
“This latest acquisition enables us to expand our performance-oriented paper packaging offering in North America, as well as provide Easypack with inflatable packaging solutions to support the European markets they serve,” Pregis CEO Kevin Baudhuin said in a statement.
Easypack, which has about 70 employees and dates to 1992, also has offices and distribution centers in France and Germany.