Specialized Packaging Group

Specialized Packaging Group

June 27, 2016 08:05 ET

Focused on North America and Innovation: Specialized Packaging Group Buys Back Investissement Quebec's Stake

LACHINE, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - June 27, 2016) - Specialized Packaging Group ("SPG"), a North American leader in engineering and protective packaging with over 1,000 employees across 16 plants, announced today that Mr. Paul Gaulin, President and CEO of SPG, has repurchased Investissement Québec's stake in the company. Mr Gaulin is now SPG's only shareholder.

"In line with our North American growth strategy, we decided to realize the value of our European activities-which contributed to our repurchase of Investissement Québec's stake in the company-so that we can now focus our efforts squarely on North America and on innovation," stated Mr. Gaulin.

SPG will be more present in Canada and the U.S., and especially in Mexico. The company also plans to develop unique and innovative packaging systems from an exclusive portfolio of intellectual properties acquired in recent years. The launch of the new products is scheduled for the 1st quarter of 2017.

"I wish to sincerely thank all board members, including representatives from Investissement Québec, SPG's management team, our employees, our partners and all who have contributed to leading SPG to this promising moment in our evolution," added Mr. Gaulin.

About Specialized Packaging Group

Specialized Packaging Group (SPG) is an international engineering and protective packaging company with manufacturing sites in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. SPG, under the trade name Estapack and Induspac California is the leading provider of protective packaging products and services in California and Mexico. Its IVEX division is ranked third in North America in its business segment.

Contact Information

  • Regent Aubertin
    Corporate Affairs Advisor
    Specialized Packaging Group (SPG)
    514.636.1347, poste 1333