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ProAmpac Commercializes High-Performance ProActive PCR Retort Pouches
[November 20, 2023]

ProAmpac Commercializes High-Performance ProActive PCR Retort Pouches

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, is proud to announce its ProActive PCR® Retort pouches containing post-consumer recycled (PCR) material. This new offering is just one of the many options ProAmpac's ProActive Sustainability platform provides retailers and brands looking for innovative solutions to meet their circular economy goals.

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ProAmpac's ProActive PCR Retort Pouch (Photo: Business Wire)

ProAmpac's ProActive PCR Retort Pouch (Photo: Business Wire)

"At ProAmpac, we understand the importance of sustainability to our customers. ProActive PCR Retort pouches use less virgin resin than conventional pouches. By reducing the environmental impact of our packaging, we are empowerin our customers to make sustainable choices aligned with their goals. Together, we're forging a path towards a more sustainable approach to packaging," states Charles Golub, ProAmpac food and beverage market manager.

ProActive PCR Retort pouches offer uncompromised performance, specifically designed for products requiring ultra-high barrier and high-heat resistance, such as shelf-stable ready-to-eat proteins. The innovative technology ensures the pouches consistently uphold functionality, durability, and food safety throughout the retort and distribution processes.

ProAmpac's proprietary processing techniques result in pouches that meet stringent quality standards while exhibiting eye-catching graphics, providing a strong shelf presence.

Bob Flaherty, ProAmpac's senior director of product development for North America, emphasizes, "ProActive PCR Retort pouches excel in maintaining filling line efficiencies, mechanical performance, and food shelf-life without compromise. Offering superior barrier protection throughout the retort process preserves freshness, and these pouches provide excellent tear performance for an enhanced consumer experience. Their resistance to flex cracking ensures optimal product protection."

For more information on how ProActive Sustainability® can support your sustainability goals, please contact us at [email protected] or visit our website at

About ProAmpac

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. ProAmpac's approach to sustainability - ProActive Sustainability -- provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement and Impact. Cincinnati-based ProAmpac is owned by Pritzker Private Capital along with management and co-investors. For more information, visit or contact [email protected].

About Pritzker Private Capital

Pritzker Private Capital partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products and services sectors. The firm's differentiated, long duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. Pritzker Private Capital builds businesses for the long term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. Pritzker Private Capital is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). For more information, visit

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