“By adding bagging systems to our already robust protective packaging product offering, we can offer customers - particularly those whose market strategy includes ecommerce - another option to deliver their products to consumers” said Kevin Baudhuin, president and chief executive officer.

Last year, Sharp completed construction of its new 160,000 sq. ft. state of the art manufacturing facility in Sussex to keep up with growing demand for the company’s product line. In total, Sharp manufactures in three locations and employs approximately 200 people.

Sharp is the fourth acquisition Pregis has completed in the past three years under ownership of Olympus Partners. The other three include 3M Company’s protective films business, EasyPack paper-based protective packaging systems and Eagle Film Extruders.

Sharp Packaging Systems has been designing and manufacturing flexible bagging systems and bags since 1984 for a variety of applications, including e-commerce, medical/pharmaceutical, retail displays, injection molding, food, linen services and OEM parts. The company is known for its MAX and SX branded bagging systems and custom-made E-Z Bags®.

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