American Packaging Corporation Announces Rotogravure Expansion
American Packaging Corp.
777 Driving Park Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14613
Press release date: August 29, 2013
ROCHESTER, NY – The Board of Directors of American Packaging Corporation is pleased to announce the approval of the next $18 million expansion project in Columbus WI at its Rotogravure Printing and Laminating Division. This is one of several major expansions that have been approved in recent years for the company.
“American Packaging is a growth company with a long history in Wisconsin and we look forward to continuing to grow here,” said President and CEO Peter Schottland “We are confident in our position in the industry and are committed to expanding our business through strategic investment in our facilities. This includes state-of-the-art equipment, investing in new technologies and attracting the best workers in the industry”.
Within the last seven years, the company has invested over $150 million in new capital equipment and facility upgrades. The newest project includes installation of a custom built Comexi Acom Platinum 10 station gravure press, additional building construction, as well as upgrades to existing equipment to satisfy increased demand for capacity. The expansion is expected to create at least 20 new jobs.
Keeping with the company’s strong sustainability commitment, both building and equipment will be built with a green focus, including natural lighting, alignment of equipment to support automation, increased use of robots and zero waste core cutting equipment.
Headquartered in New York, American Packaging Corporation specializes in the manufacture of flexible packaging laminations for a variety of specialty markets. The company has three process focused facilities: Rotogravure Printing and Laminating, Flexographic Printing and Laminating, Extrusion Laminating and Coating and employs more than 650 people.
ABOUT AMERICAN PACKAGING CORPORATION
All facilities are ISO 9001:2008 registered and AIB rated. The company is privately-held and has been serving the packaging industry for over 100 years.
Corporate Headquarters – 777 Driving Park Avenue – Rochester, NY 14613
Phone (585) 254-9500, Fax (585) 254-5801, www.ampkcorp.com
Name: Jeff Koch
Title: VP of Operations
American Packaging Corporation
850 West James Street
Columbus, WI 53925
Telephone: (920) 623-2291
Fax: (920) 623-2038