APS provides full flexible packaging systems, including industry leading equipment, sustainable materials and technical services. Known for inventing Autobag® bagging machines and pre-opened bags on a roll, APS also offers three recycled film solutions under the EarthAware® brand.
Founded in 1962 with headquarters in Streetsboro, OH, APS employs more than 1,200 people, serves customers in over 60 countries and operates seven manufacturing sites in the US and UK In 2018, APS generated $290 million in sales, an increase of approximately 10% year-over-year.
“Automated Packaging Systems is a market leader with unique and innovative solutions, complete with automated equipment, materials and services,” says Ted Doheny, Sealed Air president/CEO. “The addition of APS is well aligned with our Reinvent SEE goal of doubling our innovation rate over the next five years. This transaction expands the breadth of our automated solutions and sustainable packaging offerings, giving us access to growth opportunities in the markets we serve.