C-P Flexible Packaging Invests in New Poly Bag Manufacturing Capabilities
12 May 2021
C-P Flexible Packaging (C-P) announces the expansion of its pre-made polyethylene bag manufacturing operations with the purchase of three new state-of-the-art converting lines. This new equipment is being installed in C-P’s Buffalo, New York facility and will support growth in a variety of bag formats for food, health care, and industrial applications through traditional retail distribution as well as rapidly growing e-commerce channels.
This multi-million-dollar investment includes new high-speed Hudson-Sharp machines with enhanced automation, quicker changeovers, and best-in-class efficiencies. In addition, the investment provides improvements to workflow, quality, and data collection.
According to C-P Flexible Packaging CEO Mike Hoffman, “Due to the growth of our premade bag business, we are excited to make this investment in state-of the art technology which enables us to continue to meet short lead times and just-in-time service. We understand that our customers have seen a shift in consumer demand over the past year and we are ready to support their growth initiatives.”
The demand for high-performance polyethylene bags with and without recloseable features has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to increase due to efforts to lightweight packaging as part of corporate sustainability initiatives. “C-P continues to strategically expand its product portfolio and will invest in new technologies that provide innovative solutions for our customers and best-in-class quality,” said Hoffman. “Developing new packaging structures that can be recycled or that incorporate recycled content will remain key areas of focus.”
“Hudson Sharp is proud to collaborate with C-P Flexible Packaging,” said Chuck Coleman, Regional Sales Manager, PCMC. “We’re honored that our experience and innovations are supporting their growth efforts.”
To learn more about C-P Flexible Packaging’s products, technology, and capabilities, visit cpflexpack.com.
About C-P Flexible Packaging
Founded in 1958, C-P Flexible Packaging is one of the top 20 flexible packaging suppliers in the U.S. and supports the growth efforts of some of the world’s leading consumer packaged goods companies. Headquartered in York, PA., the company brings together a full portfolio of flexible packaging formats spanning HD printed rollstock, premade pouches, shrink sleeves, stretch sleeves, poly bags, roll-fed labels, reclose, cold-seal and recyclable flexible packaging. For more information on C-P Flexible Packaging, visit www.cpflexpack.com.
Now part of Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), Hudson-Sharp is a world-leader in the design and manufacture of plastic bag making machinery, pouch making machinery and reclosable packaging solutions. PCMC’s comprehensive product offerings include rewinding, laminating, printing, embossing, perforating and packaging equipment for tissue and towels; folding and converting machines; and a complete range of flexographic printing presses and laser anilox cleaners, serving the flexible-packaging, prime-label and carton-converting industries. For more about PCMC, which is part of Barry-Wehmiller, go to www.pcmc.com.
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