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Article | February 11, 2010
Silgan and Kortec enter into agreement
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.”
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