WHITBY, ONTARIO, CANADA & SPARTANBURG, S.C., November 29 /CNW/ - Exopack
Performance Films ("Exopack") today finalized the purchase of the performance
films division of DuPont Liquid Packaging Systems ("Liqui-Box"). This purchase
includes the Sclairfilm(R) and Dartek(R) operations at Liqui-Box's former
Whitby, Ontario facility. These film products are used in a variety of
packaging and industrial applications.
The Whitby, Ontario operation will be led by Ron Tutak, Performance Films
Sales/Site Manager. Ron's broad knowledge of the operation and familiarity
with the facility's current customer base will be tremendous assets as Exopack
works through a brief transition period and identifies growth opportunities
resulting from this acquisition. Ron will report to Doug Bengtson, who has
recently been named Vice President of Exopack Performance Films.
"We are very excited about this opportunity to expand our capabilities
and product offerings with the purchase of this facility," said Bengtson. "We
are also delighted to add the customers of the Whitby facility to our family
of important stakeholders."
Exopack Performance Films Inc. is an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners,
Inc., a leading private investment firm located in Boca Raton, Florida.
About Exopack Holding Corp.
Currently managing seventeen production facilities strategically
positioned across North America and the United Kingdom, as well as a global
network of alliance partners, Exopack is an established leader in the
development, manufacture, and sourcing of paper and plastic flexible solutions
for various consumer and industrial end-use markets. Both Exopack Holding
Corp. and Exopack Performance Films Inc. are affiliate companies of Sun
Capital Partners, Inc. For more information, please visit www.exopack.com or
call (877) 447-3539.
About Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a leading private investment firm focused
on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading
companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and
experience. Sun Capital affiliates have invested in and managed more than 165
companies worldwide with combined sales in excess of $35.0 billion. Sun
Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles, New York, and affiliates with
offices in London, Shenzhen, and Tokyo.
Exopack(R) is a registered trademark of Exopack Holding Corp. Dartek(R)
is a registered trademark of Exopack Performance Films Inc. Sclairfilm(R) is a
registered trademark of Nova Chemicals Corporation. Used under license.
For further information:
For further information: Exopack Holding Corp. Chris Swalm, Corporate
Marketing Manager, 864-596-7140; firstname.lastname@example.org