WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box, the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for the delivery of liquid products, today announced planned upgrades to two of its manufacturing facilities. Liqui-Box will install two new high capacity, multi-lane bag machines, automate multiple processes and upgrade its film extrusion capabilities. The new, state-of-the-art equipment and upgrades will be installed at Wythenshawe, England and Ashland, Ohio manufacturing locations.
Ken Swanson, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Liqui-Box is committed to continually advancing its cutting edge technologies used to serve its flexible packaging customers. These new investments will allow Liqui-Box the ability to even better serve its customers with packaging solutions in the fastest and most cost efficient manner."
Liqui-Box is constantly innovating its products to ensure customers receive superior quality and performance. The company will continue to upgrade its operations to meet the growing and customized needs of its valued partners. Both the Wythenshawe and Ashland plants are fully integrated film, lamination, fitment and bag making operations servicing the food, dairy and beverage market.
Liqui-Box is the leading innovator of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets. Applications include fountain beverage syrup, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, pumpable liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints. Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches. Liqui-Box is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, a Houston-based middle market private equity firm with over 30 years experience improving and growing packaging and other industrial businesses.