Pregis to make an additional investment of $6 million in W&H Blown Film Line

Pregis Blow LinePregis LLC, headquartered in Chicago and maintaining a strong network of distributors, fabricators and converting partners with support teams ready to provide top-notch service, has planned an additional investment of approximately $6 million in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The latest investment is for a second multilayer Windmoeller & Hoelscher (W&H) blown film line to meet the growing demands for output. Earlier in 2016, Pregis LLC has invested 17 $ million outlay for the first five-layer W&H line, converting equipment and expanded production space.

Tom Wetsch, chief innovation officer, Pregis LLC, said, “We are seeing increased demand for higher quality flexible packaging, e-commerce protective material and surface protection films. Our continued investment in this facility will help us meet market segment expectations for package performance and provide vertical integration for some of Pregis’ other products.”

Based on the area of 90,000 square foot having the two W&H lines in Grand Rapids manufacturing facility, Pregis LLC also houses four state-of-the-art multilayer blown film extrusion lines and film lab.

Pregis LLC, a customer-driven solutions provider of innovative protective packaging materials, equipment systems and surface protection, is a material neutral company and works with its customers to find the right solution to solve their business challenges.

The wide variety of consumer and industrial market segments of Pregis LLC include food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical devices, agricultural, e-commerce, retail, automotive, transportation, furniture, electronics, building, construction, and military/aerospace.

Pregis LLC has more than 24 North American facilities, additional manufacturing operations across Europe and an expanded international presence to meet the growing global demand.

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