(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) February 22, 2019 – ePac Flexible Packaging, a leading U.S. manufacturer of finished pouches and rollstock, joined the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett to announce the expansion of its operations in Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia.
ePac’s 20,000 SF facility located at 1856 Corporate Dr., will house manufacturing operations, as well as dedicated local direct sales and customer service personnel. The new Gwinnett location is part of the company’s expansion throughout the U.S., which will total 15 sites by the end of 2019.
“We’re excited to bring ePac’s unique service delivery model to Gwinnett County and work with local brands to go to market with great packaging,” said Windell McGill, Managing Partner at ePac Atlanta. “ePac takes the complexity out of flexible packaging, enabling our customers to quickly go to market, order to demand, and reduce inventory and obsolescence.”
ePac Atlanta is a full-service flexible packaging company providing prepress, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services for brands of all sizes. The company is built entirely around the latest in digital printing technology and focuses on food manufacturers, pet food, pet treats, lawn & garden, contract manufacturers, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceuticals.
“We are excited to welcome ePac Flexible Packaging to Georgia,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Director Wylly Harrison. “I am confident that ePac will find success in Gwinnett County as they look to expand their operations and reach more customers.”
ePac was established in 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin as the first flexible packaging company in North America built entirely on emerging digital printing technology from Hewlett Packard. Since then the company has opened facilities in Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Miami, FL; and Gwinnett.
“We are pleased to welcome ePac to the Gwinnett community,” said Gwinnett County Commission Chair Charlotte Nash. “Their ability to enable small and medium-sized businesses to go to market with the same professional packaging as global brands is an asset to the local business community and we are grateful for their investment in Gwinnett.”
ePac Atlanta will begin operations in 2019 with 10-15 people. Within two years, employment is projected to reach 35 employees.
“Gwinnett County continues to be a strong draw for industry leaders like ePac,” said Deven Cason, Sr. Project Manager for Partnership Gwinnett. “The company’s high-quality products and commitment to their customers make them a great addition to Gwinnett, and we look forward to their future success here.”
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
About ePac Flexible Packaging
With locations across the United States, ePac is the industry leader in fast time to market, short and medium run length flexible packaging. ePac is the first and only US-based company based on the latest in digital printing technology from Hewlett Packard, the HP Indigo 20000. ePac enables brands of all sizes to launch products and promotions faster while ordering to demand to reduce inventory and obsolescence costs.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.
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