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Pregis Corporation: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile



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Published: Oct 2010




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Pregis Corporation - Company Overview

Pregis Holding Corporation (Pregis) is a US based company, engaged in manufacturing, distributing and marketing
packaging products. The company is also engaged in providing innovative protective packaging solutions, flexible
packaging, hexacomb products, rigid food-service packaging and hospital supply products. The company currently
operates through 47 facilities in 18 countries around the world including the US, Germany, the UK, Belgium, the
Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Canada, Mexico and Egypt.
The company is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, the US.




Pregis Corporation - Key Facts

Pregis Corporation, Key Facts

                                  1650 Lake Cook Road,
                                  Deerfield, Illinois (IL), 60015,   Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                                N/A
                                                                     Exchange
                                  United States


Telephone                         + 1 847 5972200                    No. of Employees             4,000



Fax                               N/A                                Financial Year End           December



URL                               www.pregis.com                     Revenue (in USD Million)     801.22



Industry                          Paper and Packaging

                                  Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland,
                                  Romania, Spain, United Kingdom, Egypt, United States, Mexico, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic,
Locations                         France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom, Egypt,
                                  United States, Mexico
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Pregis Corporation - Business Description

Pregis Corporation (Pregis) is engaged in manufacturing, marketing, and suppling of protective packaging and specialty
packaging solutions. The company is engaged in Protective Packaging, Rigid Food Packaging, Hexacomb Products,
Flexible Packaging, and Hospital Supplies. The company employs about 4,000 people.

The company divides its business operation principally in two segments, namely, Protective Packaging and Flexible
Packaging.

The Protective Packaging segment manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells protective packaging products. It offers
various products include polyethylene and polypropylene foams, air-encapsulated bubble products, inflatable airbag
systems, protective mailers, , packaging systems, sheet and engineered foams, honeycomb products, and other
protective packaging products find application in cushioning, containment, void-fill, surface-protection, and blocking and
bracing applications. The company serves general industrial, furniture manufacturing, high tech electronics, retail, building
products, and agricultural markets across the Europe and North America. During the fiscal year ended 2009, the segment
contributed 62% of the company's total revenue.

The Flexible Packaging segment is engaged in manufacturing of bags, pouches, and labels. It also offers detergent
packaging and fresh food packaging products through Kobusch-Sengewald GmbH, as well as peelable films, sterilisable
films and deep-drawn films for the medical industry. During the fiscal year ended 2009, the segment contributed 38% of
the company's total revenue.

The company offers food packaging products through Pregis Rigid Packaging Ltd. It is engaged in producing food
packaging materials including plastics, paperboard, aluminium and moulded fibre. The Hexacomb products business unit
offers recyclable, reusable and biodegradable products. It also offers a wide range of products including custom-built
pallets and fabricated panels for the automotive industry. In addition, it also offers shipping and packaging solutions.

The company offers custom packaging products consisting of containers and bowls, trays, tableware cups, and cup
carriers; and medical supplies and packaging products comprising operating drapes and gowns, surgical procedure
packs, and medical packaging products. The company serves hospitals, fresh and dry food, foodservice, consumer
products, and healthcare markets. The products of the company are sold through distributors, fabricators, and direct end-
users.

Pregis Corporation operates in the US, Germany, the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Poland,
Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Canada, Mexico, and Egypt.

The company further classifies its business in seven geographic segments, out of which the US contributed 34.2% of the
total revenue followed by Germany (26.2%), the UK (16.8%), Western Europe (8.2%), Southern Europe (4.8%), Central
Europe (4.6%) and Accumulated Other (5.2%).

Some of the subsidiaries of the company include Pregis GmbH, Pregis Kft., Pregis NV, Pregis Rigid Packaging Ltd, Pregis
S.p.A., Pregis SAS, Pregis Sp. z o.o., Hexacomb, S.A.

In 2010, the company acquired IntelliPack Inc, engaged in manufacturing foam-in- place packaging technology.




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Pregis Corporation - Major Products and Services

Pregis Corporation is engaged in manufacturing and suppling packaging products. The key products and brands of the
company include the following:

Pregis Corporation, Major Products and Services
Products:

Rigid Food Packaging

Hexacomb Products

Flexible Packaging

Protective Packaging Products

IntelliPack Foam-in-place Systems

Hospital Supplies

Operating Room Drapes

Medical Packaging

Brands:

IntelliPack

Hexacomb

Absolute

Falconboard
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Pregis Corporation - History

Pregis Corporation, History

    Year                Event type                                                  Description


                                                Pregis added a 3-inch thick line of product to its PolyPlank EXT extruded foam plank
   200
								
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