CastlePierce adds new CI-flexo press, pouchmaker for flexible-packaging capacity expansion

Oshkosh, WI-based CastlePierce Printing, a leader in flexible packaging print and converted pouches, offset folding carton and rigid setup base and lid boxes, will install a new proprietary 10-color, central-impression flexo press as well as film pouchmaking system. The new equipment will be production-ready around the first of the year 2022 and adds to its print and converting capabilities focused on small- to medium-quantity film and paperboard packaging.

Tom Castle, fifth-generation CEO of CastlePierce, says, “The new CI-press and pouch converter allows us to improve our already industry-leading turn-times, capacity and quality. It demonstrates our commitment to our customers' need for customized solutions delivered with schedule flexibility, short to medium production runs and excellence in print.”              

Operations Manager Will Wyman adds, “Our customers come to CastlePierce for brilliant consumer brand-packaging solutions that are impossible to ignore. Not only can we deliver this in spades, but with these new installations our craftsman can do it with increased efficiency, improved lead times, continued quality focus and with the newest technology and safety. Its a win-win for our customers and our operations.”

The new equipment will produce CPG packaging for Product samples, Snacks, Candy, Household cleaning products, beverage and cooking mixes, Health & Beauty products, Medical products, Pet food, Detergent, and Fertilizer.