American Packaging Approves Expansion Project
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—The Board of Directors of American Packaging Corporation (www.ampkcorp.com) announced the approval of a $16.5 million expansion project at its Flexographic Printing and Laminating Division in Story City, Iowa. This is one of APC’s several major expansions in recent years. The others include a $12 million project at its Extrusion, Laminating and Coating facility in Rochester, N.Y. and a $13 million expansion at its Rotogravure, Printing and Laminating Division in Columbus, Wis.
President and CEO Peter Schottland stated, “We are committed to expand and grow our business through strategic investment in our facilities, obtaining the latest technology, and most importantly, attracting and retaining the best people in the industry.”
Over the past decade, American Packaging has invested more than $150 million in new capital equipment and facilities, state of the art technology, and the training and development of its highly skilled workforce. This also includes significant financial contributions to educational institutions that specialize in flexible packaging training, research, and development, with the ultimate objective of furthering the industry as a whole.
Schottland added, “This level of investment and growth could not be possible without the dedication of our people; they truly deserve congratulations and a heartfelt thank you for their commitment to our company.”