Sponsored By
PlasticsToday Staff

July 11, 2016

1 Min Read
Nelipak adds Puerto Rico–based thermoformer to portfolio

Nelipak Corp. (Cranston, RI) announced on July 7 that it closed on the acquisition of Tegrant Alloyd Brands of Puerto Rico Inc. (TABPR), a subsidiary of Sonoco Products Co., a thermoformer based in Juncos, Puerto Rico. The business will be owned by Nelipak and operate under the name of Nelipak Healthcare Packaging. 

TABPR is a manufacturer of thermoformed rigid packaging primarily for the medical market. Its customers include some of the best known medical device and pharmaceutical customers in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The company’s packaging products include trays, clamshells and blisters. Under the Nelipak Healthcare Packaging brand, TABPR will further develop its thermoformed packaging products and service capabilities for the healthcare market, according to a press release distributed by the company, which adds that the employees and suppliers of TABPR have played an integral role in the company’s success and will continue to do so in the future. 

The acquisition strengthens Nelipak’s commitment to the North American healthcare market and will allow Nelipak to take advantage of growth opportunities in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the broader Caribbean regions. TABPR’s customers will have access to Nelipak’s award-winning design teams and modern cleanroom manufacturing throughout its global locations. 

A 60-year-old brand, Nelipak is focused exclusively on the healthcare market and continues to invest in best-in-class manufacturing and cleanroom facilities delivering high-end packaging to leading medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies. In addition to its two U.S. facilities in Rhode Island and Arizona, Nelipak operates plants in Costa Rica, Ireland and the Netherlands. The company offers medical trays and blisters, surgical procedure trays, pharmaceutical handling trays, custom built sealing machines and other value added services. 

Sign up for the PlasticsToday NewsFeed newsletter.

You May Also Like