New state-of-the-art facility will support demand for sustainable packaging in Mexico, the Southwest and Western United States
November 3, 2014 - Georgetown, MA - UFP Technologies, Inc. has expanded its North American operations for molded fiber packaging with a new location in El Paso, Texas.
Since 1991, UFP’s molded fiber group has been delivering innovative, environmentally-friendly, sustainable, protective packaging solutions for consumer goods, electronics, and industrial products to customers across North America.
The addition of the El Paso site expands UFP’s US footprint and positions the company to meet the growing demand for 100% recyclable molded fiber packaging in Mexico, the Southwest, and the Western United States.
“Environmentally-responsible molded fiber packaging is a rapidly growing business for UFP Technologies and an important part of our growth strategy,” said R. Jeffrey Bailly, Chairman and CEO. “Our decision to locate in Texas was designed to both increase our capacity and better serve our current and prospective customers in that region.”
About UFP Technologies
UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: UFPT) is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Using foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials, we design and manufacture a vast range of solutions primarily for the medical, automotive, aerospace & defense, and packaging markets. Our team acts as an extension of customers' in-house research, engineering and manufacturing groups, working closely with them to solve their most complex product and packaging challenges. For our customers, innovation takes many shapes. But each solution is shaped by a level of design, materials and process expertise that is unique to UFP Technologies.