Popular Ink is the fifth acquisition of specialty and differentiated flexible packaging firms by PPC. Previous acquisitions include Fisher Container and Packaging Products Corporation in 2017, Temkin International in 2018 and HFM Packaging in 2019. All businesses have been successfully integrated into the PPC Flexible Packaging enterprise and are positioned for growth.
PPC is a leader in flexographic printing and converting of flexible films, bags, and pouches. It is a recognized pioneer in cleanroom packaging for healthcare and medical applications, “better for you” snack and organic brands, produce, pet food, bakery and horticulture. The firm operates six manufacturing facilities in Buffalo Grove, IL, Mission, KS, Rome, GA, Payson, UT, Pewaukee, WI, and Colombia, South America. Its facilities are SQF and ISO-9001 certified. Founded in 1968, PPC strives to provide the highest quality products with best-in-class lead times and service.
Founded in 2007 by Dru Riess, Popular Ink, LLC has grown organically to be a recognized leader in short run, high service specialty packaging for health and beauty and nutraceutical markets. Key products include printed laminated roll stock, gel and stick packs, stand up pouches, labels and sleeves. Popular specializes in providing fast-growing consumer product companies with high quality, high impact packaging solutions.