Founded in 1968, PPC, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, specializes in flexographic printing and converting of flexible films, bags and pouches. It is known for its work in cleanroom packaging for healthcare and medical applications, "better for you" snack organic brands, produce, pet food and bakery packaging. The firm operates three manufacturing facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL, Mission, KS, and Rome, GA. Its facilities are SQF and ISO-9001 certified.
Kevin Keneally, CEO of PPC Flexible, says, "We are thrilled to have the outstanding team at Temkin International join the PPC family. Danny Temkin and Lynn Abplanalp have assembled a world-class manufacturing, pre-press and graphics operation recognized industry wide for its innovation, service and quality. Having a west coast and South American presence expands our geographic footprint and provides us deeper capabilities in stand up pouch, plate making and flexographic printing."
Temkin International, founded in 1980, is a provider of rollstock, stand-up pouches and floral sleeves and operates manufacturing facilities in Payson, UT and Bogota, Colombia with offices in Miami, FL and Toronto, Canada. Offering in-house graphics and plate making capability, the company is known for speed to market in key target segments including food, fresh produce, floral and stationary and craft. The company is AIB certified.
Danny Temkin, founder of Temkin International, comments, "Since starting the business in 1980, we at Temkin have been at the forefront of providing our customers with the highest quality packaging through best in class printing and use of innovative converting technology. I'm tremendously proud of our company, whose over 500 employees across three countries serve our clients in a first-class way. Temkin is excited to partner with PPC. Together, PPC and Temkin will continue to deliver high quality products and service to our clients."
Eric Kanter, Managing Director of PPC's owner Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, says, "We believe Temkin is an excellent complement to PPC, enhancing the product offering to the market while embodying the same service-focus culture as PPC. We congratulate Mr. Temkin on his tremendous success, and we're thrilled to partner with Lynn Abplanalp and the rest of the Temkin employees."
The combined company will operate under the name PPC Flexible Packaging and its go to market strategy for the produce and floral segments will continue to operate under the Temkin brand.