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  • ProAmpac Wins Two Flexible Packaging Association Awards
  • ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, announces recognition from the Flexible Packaging Association for two Silver awards in Packaging Excellence for Duke's Mayonnaise 8oz. Pouch and White Lily Flour Box Pouch.
  • March 11, 2016 
  • ProAmpac New Name for Merged Prolamina and Ampac Companies
  • Prolamina and Ampac, two recently merged global flexible packaging firms, announces its new corporate name, ProAmpac. The new name reflects the merger of two leading, progressive and innovative flexible packaging companies with enhanced product offerings unparalleled in the industry.
  • November 04, 2015
  • Ampac Re-Introduces AseptiPouch(R) for Aseptic Filling Applications
  • Ampac re-introduces the AseptiPouch®, a packaging format for cold aseptic applications. With spouted pouch growing at more than 15% and aseptic stand up pouch forecasted growth (2013-2017) at 78% (L.E.K. Consulting), customers are seeking packaging answers for aseptic filling and stand-up pouches.
  • October 29, 2014 
  • Ampac Introduces Design and Sample Lab (DASL) for New Product Technologies
  • Ampac's Design and Sample Lab (DASL) is an innovative new design laboratory located at Ampac's headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. DASL (pronounced dazzle) houses new equipment and capabilities for design, art, printing and production of one-off or small quantities of commercial quality premade pouch prototypes of new concepts.
  • October 25, 2014 
  • Ampac Receives IMS Certification for Dairy Market
  • Ampac received the Interstate Milk Suppliers (IMS) certification. The IMS certification received by Ampac's manufacturing center of excellence in Hanover Park, IL opens additional opportunities for Ampac to service a growing flexible packaging segment - dairy products. IMS certification is a requirement to be part of the supply chain in the US dairy industry.
  • October 24, 2014 
  • Ampac Introduces Flexi FoilFree HB Ultra High Barrier Film
  • Ampac introduces Flexi FoilFree HB, a new ultra high barrier film technology that when incorporated in a laminate can achieve moisture, oxygen and vapor barrier properties approaching aluminum foil laminates without the use of foil. Ampac's Flexi FoilFree HB barrier laminates provide excellent product performance characteristics compared to traditional thin gauge foil materials.
  • October 23, 2014 
  • Ampac Announces New KeepSafe(R) Closures for Tamper-Evident Packaging
  • Ampac and its KeepSafe brand of products remains the industry leading producer of tamper-evident packaging. As such, Ampac is announcing improved market alignment of its KeepSafe closures. Ampac introduces KeepSafe Ultra (formerly Gold), KeepSafe Premium (formerly Silver) and KeepSafe Secure (formerly Bronze) closures in response to a lack of polarization between high-level and mid-level closures in the marketplace.
  • September 03, 2014 
  • Ampac Announces New Innovative Retail Bag Product and Third Consecutive FTA Recognition
  • Ampac, the world's leader in creative packaging solutions, introduces the turned top luxury bag capability. Ampac's turned top luxury bag innovation is the first fully automatic turned top bag in North America. Ampac also celebrates a third consecutive Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) recognition, with the Stonewall Kitchen Bag in the Process Uncoated Classification.
  • July 29, 2014 
  • Ampac Pull TabTM a Success in the Marketplace
  • Ampac has recently delivered the Ampac Pull TabTM beverage pouch to the marketplace with great success. Ampac's Pull Tab beverage pouch provides an alternative format to the traditional straw-punch through beverage pouch.
  • March 04, 2014 
  • Ampac Wins Industry Awards in Recognition of Excellence
  • Ampac, the world's leader in creative packaging solutions, has recently won several awards showcasing excellence in leadership, innovation and technical excellence. Awards include a PAC Leadership award, Manny Award for New Product Development and Innovation, an FTA award, two American Packaging Design awards and a Package of the Year award.
  • August 10, 2013
  • Ampac Launches BioFlex PackTM for Dry Products
  • Ampac, the world's leader in creative packaging solutions, announces the launch of the BioFlex PackTM by Ampac, an innovative biodegradable laminate for dry products. Developed by Ampac's Kirchberg, Switzerland product development group to service the growing demand in European markets, this innovative material composition is fully biodegradable and compostable according to European regulations.
  • March 22, 2013
  • Ampac Wins Two Flexible Packaging Association Awards
  • Ampac has won two Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) awards - Gold in Environmental & Sustainability Achievement for its Savvy Green No.2 Pouch, and Silver in Packaging Excellence for Campbell's Skillet Sauces.
  • March 02, 2013
  • Ampac Wins Multiple Awards for Innovative New Products
  • Ampac announces several recent award recognitions for Campbell's Skillets pouch, Tesco Finest Chicken Stock retort pouch, Poli Paté, Savvy Green Laundry Detergent pouch, and Wolf Garten Refill Bag.
  • February 07, 2013
  • Ampac Announces Addition of New Rotogravure Press
  • The W&H rotogravure press, located in Ampac's Hanover Park facility, more than doubles Ampac's existing rotogravure print capacity, while providing redundancy allowing Ampac to better service the demand requirements of a growing customer base.
  • January 12, 2013
  • Ampac Announces the Addition of the Pull Tab(TM) Innovation
  • Ampac announces the addition of Pull Tab™ beverage pouch. The Pull Tab innovation is an alternative beverage pouch format to the traditional straw punch-through beverage pouch that is commonly used in the beverage market. The Pull Tab experience provides hygienic protection of the straw hole with a tear away Pull Tab label.
  • October 13, 2012 
  • Ampac Adds Inno-Lok(R) and Pour & LokTM Zipper Application Technology
  • Inno-Lok(R) is a patented method of applying a reclosable zipper transversely to packaging films, as well as Pour & LokTM, a foldable zipper applied to film in the side gusset area of a package. The Inno-Lok technology is applied transversely to packaging films producing pre-zippered roll stock film which can be used in form, fill, seal packaging applications.
  • August 03, 2012
  • Ampac Recognized for Award Winning Tesco Soup Pouch
  • Ampac has been recognized with two awards for its Tesco Finest Soups flexo retort pouch from the Flexible Packaging Association for its Printing Achievement and the American Package Design Award from Graphic Design USA.
  • April 21, 2012
  • Ampac Selected for Three Silver Awards from Flexible Packaging Association
  • Ampac was recognized for a Silver Printing Achievement award for its Tesco Finest Soups Retort Pouch and two Silver awards for Packaging Excellence and Technical Innovation for the Easysnap Sachet Pouch from the Flexible Packaging Association, showcasing Ampac's innovative and creative packaging focus.
  • April 13, 2012
  • Ampac Kirchberg Receives Flexo Print Nomination from German DFTA Awards
  • Ampac has been nominated by the DFTA - the German association for flexographic printing - for two awards in the liquid and food categories. The nominations were among over 300 total designs submitted through the DFTA and Ampac is proud to have been chosen among the top nominations.
  • November 12, 2011
  • Box Pouch Capabilities Add to Ampac's Offerings
  • . Using the latest Totani pouch converting technology, Ampac now offers variety, efficiency and quality in flexible box pouch packaging. Ampac's new offering includes four different box pouch styles for a unique shelf presence that customers can profit from - flat bottom full gusset, flat bottom terminated gusset, pinch bottom, and flat top and bottom.
  • September 13, 2011
  • Ampac Teams with HFM for Peel and Reseal Pouch Innovation
  • Ampac has partnered with HFM Packaging to create the innovative Peel and Reseal Pouch. The Flexi and Flexi-FreeTM films are converted by HFM into both pre-labeled rollstock and pouches used most often for packaging wet wipes or moist towelettes.
  • August 26, 2011
  • No. 2 Pouch Recyclable Innovation from Ampac
  • Ampac, a global leader in the retail, food, pet food, and medical packaging markets, introduces the No. 2 Pouch®, a stand up pouch with excellent stiffness and strength characteristics as well as the ability to be recycled with retail shopping bags. This newest innovation is the first non-laminated stand-up pouch produced by Ampac.
  • August 26, 2011
  • Ampac Acquires Swiss Flexible Packaging Firm Elag Verpackungen AG
  • Ampac announces the acquisition of flexible packaging firm ELAG Verpackungen AG, based in Kirchberg, Switzerland. With a strategic focus on innovation, AMPAC is a global leader in creative flexible packaging. With the acquisition of ELAG, AMPAC will further expand its global capabilities to create and bring-to-market innovative flexible packaging concepts around the world.
  • July 01, 2011
  • Ampac Named First American HD Flexo Certified Printer
  • Ampac, a global leader in the retail, food, pet food, security and medical packaging markets, was named the first HD Flexo certified printer in the Americas. Ampac earned this distinction through the implementation of EskoArtwork's HD Flexo High Definition Flexographic technology in the printing of flexible film in its Seattle facility.
  • March 03, 2011
  • Ampac Launches New Brand and New Website
  • Ampac is a global leader in the retail, food, security and medical packaging markets, utilizing successful innovation strategies and expertise to bring new packaging solutions to customers. The new brand mark and website demonstrates Ampac's approach to the packaging industry - with a passion to build relationships and business for Ampac's customers.
  • October 13, 2010