Effective immediately, Silgan Plastics will have exclusive rights to manufacture and sell plastic containers utilizing Kortec Inc.’s patented thin-wall polypropylene injection molding technology in specific North American markets including wet pet food, fruit cups, and microwaveable bowls for ready-to-eat soups, stews, and meals.
Alan Koblin, President of Silgan Plastics, states “We are extremely
pleased to be entering into this exclusive partnership with Kortec.
Their breakthrough patented technology in thin wall food packaging will
allow us to provide emerging innovative solutions to the food market, a
core strategic focus for Silgan.”
Paul Swenson, Kortec President and CEO, says “We’re very excited about
entering into this relationship with Silgan. They are a packaging
industry leader and this agreement shows their confidence in the market
potential of Kortec’s new multi-layer thin-wall technology.”