ProAmpac, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based flexible packaging and material science company, has acquired Prairie State Group (PSG) an SQF-certified provider of flexible packaging and labeling services based in Franklin Park, Illinois. This acquisition, according to ProAmpac, strengthens the company’s flexible and sustainable packaging offerings for the food and pet food markets and expands its labeling capabilities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Prairie State Group, founded in 1989, produces a broad range of SQF-certified and environmentally-friendly flexible packaging and labels, including wrappers, pouches, compostable film, roll stock and pressure sensitive labels. PSG brings state-of-the-art, vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities and a diverse base of long-tenured customers to ProAmpac. With the addition of PSG, ProAmpac extends its reach in the food and pet food markets, expands its pouching capabilities, and strengthens its leading market position in sustainable, flexible packaging solutions. PSG’s founders and management team will remain with the business post-transaction.
ProAmpac is owned by Pritzker Private Capital along with management and other co-investors. ProAmpac has nearly 50 sites globally, with more than 6,000 employees supplying more than 5,000 customers in 90 countries.