Menasha Packaging: Purchases new flexographic printing press

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MENASHA PACKAGING PURCHASES NEW FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRESS

New Equipment in Response to Growing Customer Demand

NEENAH, Wis. (December 16, 2014) – Menasha Packaging is purchasing new equipment in response to growing customer demand. The company is adding a Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Press that will double its capacity for preprinted linerboard orders.

The press will be strategically located to best maximize efficiencies and optimize customers’ supply chains. It is expected to be in production within 12-to-14 months.

“Menasha Packaging has recently seen an increased need to expand our flexographic printing services,” said Mike Riegsecker, group vice president for packaging and display at Menasha Packaging. “This new printing press will allow Menasha to continue providing high-quality graphics while both fulfilling the demands of our current customers and allowing for future growth.”

“Menasha continues to grow along with our customers, and as their needs evolve, so do our offerings,” said Mike Waite, president of Menasha Packaging. “Menasha is committed to remaining a leader in the merchandising and packaging industries, and providing end-to-end solutions.”

This is the second press of its kind in the Menasha network. Bobst Central Impression Flexographic 90SIX Printing Presses offer minimum downtime and maximum efficiency.

About Menasha Packaging

Celebrating 165 years in business, Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, based in Neenah, Wisconsin, is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation and has more than 3,100 employees at locations nationwide. Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers, material handling solutions, pack-out and fulfillment services. With a network of design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard manufacturing plants, and fulfillment facilities located throughout the United States, the company’s mission is to help its customers protect, move and promote their products better than anyone else. Visit its website at www.menashapackaging.com.

About Menasha Corporation

Menasha Corporation is a leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider specializing in retail merchandising packaging and displays, plastic reusable containers and pallets, protective packaging interiors, and packaging supply chain and fulfillment services. Menasha Corporation’s products and services are used by major food, beverage, consumer products, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial and automotive companies. Established in 1849, Menasha Corporation is one of America’s oldest privately held, family-owned manufacturing companies. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, the company employs approximately 4,900 employees in more than 75 facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.menasha.com.