GRAHAM PARTNERS’ NEWEST INVESTMENT LEADS THE PAK

PHILADELPHIA, November 20, 2017Graham Partners, a private investment firm targeting industrial technology and advanced manufacturing companies, is pleased to announce its investment in EasyPak, LLC (“EasyPak”), a leading thermoformed packaging provider with advanced operating capabilities, a history of innovation, and best-in-class service. Headquartered in Leominster, MA, EasyPak serves an attractive base of food producing customers. EasyPak is differentiated by its ability to offer packaging made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials, among other value-added capabilities.

Graham identified thermoformed packaging as an attractive market to invest in, with growth driven by increasing demand for sustainable packaging options and consumer preferences for freshly prepared, on-the-go meals. Graham’s investment thesis in EasyPak focuses on partnering with EasyPak’s existing leadership team to build upon the company’s success as a top tier, mid-sized thermoformer. Graham plans to leverage EasyPak’s trusted reputation and state-of-the-art operations to grow the company, while maintaining innovative new product development and increasing operational efficiency.

Adam Piatkowski, Managing Principal at Graham Partners, states, “EasyPak is a strategic fit for the Graham portfolio due to our historical packaging expertise and related industry focus. The company has strong overlap with Graham’s packaging industry experience and end market overlap with other Graham portfolio companies in the natural foods industry. We have identified several opportunities to scale the business, while still maintaining its focus on customer service and technical excellence.” Marco Barbier, Managing Partner of EasyPak, adds, “Graham’s history uniquely qualifies them to assist us in growing our company; we are looking forward to collaborating with the Graham team and tapping into their industry and operational resources to enhance and grow EasyPak.”

About EasyPak (http://www.easypak.net)
EasyPak LLC is a leading thermoformed packaging provider focused on serving attractive healthy and natural food categories. Headquartered in Leominster, MA, EasyPak has extensive intellectual property, a history of innovation, and state-of-the-art operations. The company is differentiated in its focus on offering packaging made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials, among other value-added capabilities.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Adam Piatkowski
(apiatkowski@grahampartners.net)
Christina Morin (cmorin@grahampartners.net)