MetPro Acquires Ellis Industrial Packaging
June 5, 2015. MetPro Group, a global developer of active and protective packaging has acquired a European supplier of industrial packaging products.
Ellis Industrial Packaging is a UK distributor of industrial active and protective packaging systems. The Company offers a wide range of packaging solutions including films, bags, wrap and corrugated products designed to protect steel, tinplated and coated metals during shipping and storage. Ellis serves customers in the UK, and operates a sales and distribution site in Cardiff, Wales.
“This is an exciting partnership with RJ Ellis. Their extensive product line will certainly complement our active and protective packaging product portfolio. Together, we can offer an even stronger and more diverse range of total packaging solutions to our customers” says Rick Earley, MD MetPro International.
“I certainly look forward to the growth opportunities that this partnership brings,” said Colin Champ, President of Ellis. “MetPro’s anti-corrosion packaging innovations, their focus on R&D for product development and their global manufacturing and facilities footprint will allow Ellis Industrial Packaging to grow our leadership position in the marketplace.”
“Putting the customer first is our priority and bringing RJ Ellis into the group will help us serve our customers even better. It’s an exciting time” says Marc Rapp MD MetPro Europe.
About MetPro Group
MetPro, a Transilwrap Company, is a leading global developer of active and protective packaging. Through its proprietary technology, MetPro manufactures specialty film and foil packaging systems for the preservation and corrosion protection of high-value metal products for a broad range of industrial markets, including transportation, metals, machinery and equipment, chemical and pharmaceutical. MetPro Group operates sales, R&D, manufacturing and converting sites worldwide, including locations in Ireland, Scotland, Germany, France, India, South Africa and North America.
For more information visit www.MetProGroup.com.
About Ellis Industrial Packaging
Ellis Industrial Packaging, founded over 48 years ago, is a European distributor of industrial protective packaging systems. The Company offers a wide range of packaging solutions including films, bags, wrap and corrugated products designed to protect steel, tinplated and coated metals during shipping and storage. Ellis operates its sales and distribution sites from Cardiff Wales and serves a wide range of customers in the U.K.
For more information visit http://www.ellispack.ndirect.co.uk/
Transilwrap Company Inc., is the premier value-added manufacturer, converter and distributor of specialty film products, customizing plastic film structures to provide customers with film materials that meet the needs of each market application. Transilwrap provides specialized manufacturing and converting services including liquid and extrusion coating, select sheet extrusion, specialized compounding and a wide-range of precision converting including slitting, sheeting, embossing, perforating, magnetic striping, security and specialty printing. Transilwrap serves a diverse customer base for a wide range of end markets including Packaging, Industrial, Security ID, Healthcare, Solar and Display Advertising and Office Products. Transilwrap is headquartered in Franklin Park, IL and operates 11 manufacturing and converting facilities throughout North America and 3 in Europe.