Polymer Packaging acquires William Allen Co.

North Canton, OH-based flexible-packaging converter Polymer Packaging, Inc., (PPI) has acquired The William-Allen Company, a leading supplier of similar flexible packaging and containers.

William-Allen Co. offers a full range of services including design, production, quality control, inventory management, warehousing and distribution. The company ships nationally and internationally from its 33,000-sq-ft warehouse/distribution center in North Canton.

“Acquiring William-Allen is a good match founded on the same core values of Polymer Packaging. Combining resources will offer added value to our current and future customers,” says Larry Lanham, CEO of Polymer Packaging.

“William-Allen has been offering flexible-packaging solutions for the baking, frozen foods and snack industries since 1973,” he adds. “This acquisition gives us the ability to broaden our product offerings in the food-packaging space, while expanding our office, manufacturing and distribution capabilities.”