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Company History

Pro-Pac Packaging Limited was originally established in 1987. The main focus of the company at that time was the manufacture and distribution of a biodegradable void fill product.

As this product was the only such product in the marketplace, Pro-Pac rapidly established itself as the market leader of innovative packaging solutions. Pro-Pac sourced and supplied products to a multitude of customers including paper based viod fill, bubble void fill and other like products. It was soon recognized that the company could provide a total packaging solution to its customers.

Pro-Pac rapidly expanded its product range to include all industrial packaging products including:

  • Void Fill
  • Cartons
  • Stretch and Shrink Film
  • Packaging and Specialty Tape
  • Labels
  • Polybags and Plastic Products
  • Protective Cushioning and Wrapping
  • Safety Wear and Equipment
  • Strapping and Strapping Accessories
  • Warehouse Tools and Accessories
  • Janitorial Products
  • Packaging Tools and Machinery

Pro-Pac listed on the Australian stock exchange in 2005. It continues to grow organically and through acquisition. Acquisitions include Fastway Industrial Products, Packstrap, Creative Packaging, Ruscon Plastics, Goodman Packaging, Medirite, Spacepac, Heron Professional Products to name a few.

In July 2007 it acquired Plastic Bottles (PB Packaging), a leading manufacturer and distributor of rigid containers. PB Packaging was also a mature and well established business of over 18 years, with a solid reputation as experts in all types of plastic containers and well known for their superior customer service. The major product lines supplied include:

  • Bottles
  • Caps
  • Cubes
  • Drums
  • Jars
  • Jerry Cans
  • Measures
  • Pails
  • Sprays & Pumps
  • Triggers

Plastic Bottles has a number of subsidiaries that manufacture (Bev-Cap, Closure-Technology, BlowCon and Australian Bottle Manufacturers) as well as a specialist importing arm Specialty Products and Dispensers with strong Asian representation and distribution throughout the eastern seaboard through PB Packaging.

The Group today has over 300 employees Australia-wide with numerous warehouse, distribution and manufacturing locations.

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