Scholle IPN, a global supplier of flexible packaging solutions based in Northlake, Illinois, announced that they have completed the purchase of Bossar, a global supplier of flexible horizontal form-fill-seal packaging equipment. The new business combination will leverage the combined capabilities of both businesses to provide one stop shopping for vertically integrated, sustainable solutions for the global flexible packaging market.
Ross Bushnell, President and CEO of Scholle IPN, said of the combination, “This is an important next step in our continued evolution toward becoming a truly indispensable provider of total packaging solutions to our customers around the world.”
Jeroen van der Meer, Managing Director of Scholle IPN in EMEA, and CEO of Bossar, stated, “The goal of Scholle IPN has always been to create lightweight, environmentally-conscious flexible packaging solutions for the circular economy. By combining Bossar and Scholle IPN, we are able to truly focus our development activity to provide leading edge technologies that enable us to manufacture a complete range of sustainable packaging solutions for our customers.”
The company will retain the Bossar brand and will continue to utilize Bossar’s operational headquarters in Barcelona, Spain, and their manufacturing facility in India. The combined business has operations across Europe, Russia, China, India, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Canada and the United States.