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Article | July 28, 2014
Nelipak Corporation acquires Flexpak Corporation
Healthcare thermoformed packaging provider Nelipak has acquired Debond Corporation (dba Flexpak Corporation) “Flexpak,” and will operate under the name of Nelipak Healthcare Packaging.
Flexpak, founded in 1974, is a manufacturer of custom thermoformed trays, clamshells, and blisters with an emphasis on medical markets as well as consumer and food markets. Based in Phoenix, AZ, Flexpak provides complementary services such as design engineering, concept development, prototyping, in-house tooling design and fabrication, supply chain management services, and maintenance and validation services.
Flexpak’s customers include some of the best-known medical device manufacturers in the Southwest US and Northern Mexico. Under the Nelipak brand, Flexpak will further develop its thermoformed packaging products and service capabilities for the healthcare market. The employees and suppliers of Flexpak have played an integral role in the company’s success and will continue to do so in the future.
This acquisition helps strengthen Nelipak’s commitment to the US healthcare market and will allow Nelipak to take advantage of growth opportunities in the Southwest US and Northern Mexican regions. Flexpak’s customers will have access to Nelipak’s award winning design teams and modern cleanroom manufacturing throughout its global locations.
A 60-year-old brand, Nelipak is a healthcare thermoformed packaging industry provider focused 100% on the healthcare market. It continues to invest in best-in-class manufacturing and cleanrooms facilities delivering high end packaging to leading medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies.
“This is an incredible growth opportunity for Flexpak’s employees and its customers,” said Steven Murray, President and CEO of Flexpak. “With access to Nelipak’s global capabilities, we look forward expanding the Southwest US and Northern Mexican markets and exploring new ways to enhance our value to customers.”
"We are thrilled to expand our global manufacturing footprint and gain greater access to the US and Mexican markets with the acquisition of Flexpak,” said Mike Kelly, President and CEO of Nelipak. “This acquisition enables us to better support our customers, and the Flexpak team and facility complement our current capabilities."
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