Appleton Completes Sale of C&H Packaging
APPLETON, Wis.—Appleton announced that it has completed the sale of C&H Packaging to InterFlex Group, Inc. based in Wilkesboro, N.C. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
In July, Appleton announced its intention to explore options to sell C&H Packaging, a wholly-owned subsidiary Appleton had acquired in April 2003. C&H Packaging is located in Merrill, Wis., and prints and converts flexible plastic packaging materials for companies in the food processing, household, and industrial products industries. C&H Packaging employs approximately 80 people.
Appleton’s chief executive officer, Mark Richards, said that Appleton intends to focus its performance packaging operations on film production. Appleton’s film-producing facilities include American Plastics in Rhinelander, Wis. and New England Extrusion in Turners Falls, Mass., and Milton, Wis.