PPC, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a leader in flexographic printing and convert-ing 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, pro-duce, 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 2007 by Dru Riess, Popular Ink, LLC has grown organically to be a leader in short run, high service specialty packaging for health and beauty and nutraceutical mar-kets. Key products include printed laminated roll stock, gel and stick packs, stand up pouches, labels and sleeves.
“Since 2007, my team and I have built a market disrupting culture and company in the flexible packaging space,” said Riess, CEO of Popular Ink, LLC. “It is with great enthusiasm that we join the PPC family and further our geographic reach, deepen our resources, and provide more robust solutions to our customer base than ever before.”
“We’re delighted to have Dru Riess and his exceptional team at Popular Ink join the PPC Flexible Packaging family of over 900 employees and now seven manufacturing facilities,” added Kevin Keneally, CEO of PPC Flexible.