Pregis acquires IntelliPack

By Modern Materials Handling Staff
April 01, 2010 - MMH Editorial

Adding foam-in-place to its product portfolio, Pregis (http://www.pregis.com), a supplier of protective packaging solutions, has acquired IntelliPack. By integrating IntelliPack's people, cutting-edge technology and service platform, Pregis will be in a unique position to increase value to its customers through a more extensive offering. The acquisition will become part of Pregis' protective packaging division, headquartered in Deerfield, Ill.  IntelliPack's 38 employees will be joining Pregis' 4,000-member worldwide staff. Based on 2009 revenues, the combined companies achieved in excess of $900 million.



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