Berry Bolsters Full Plastic Packaging Lifecycle Solutions with Acquisition of F&S Tool Inc
Berry Bolsters Full Plastic Packaging Lifecycle Solutions with Acquisition of F&S Tool Inc

Berry Bolsters Full Plastic Packaging Lifecycle Solutions with Acquisition of F&S Tool Inc

  • 12-Apr-2024 10:57 AM
  • Journalist: Gabreilla Figueroa

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) has revealed its purchase of F&S Tool, a niche provider renowned for its high-capacity, high-efficiency hot runner injection and large-scale compression molding solutions. Situated in Erie, Pennsylvania, F&S Tool operates from a spacious 90,000 square foot facility and boasts 11 patents, both issued and pending. With a workforce of 105 dedicated professionals, the company is committed to pioneering disruptive technologies catering to a diverse range of plastic manufacturers. This acquisition not only strengthens Berry's global tooling capabilities but also introduces exclusive technologies tailored for upscale markets within closures and bottles, aligning with the company's strategic focus on high-growth segments.

By blending an extensive array of tooling options with localized expertise, Berry Global provides its customers with a distinct edge. This synergy ensures swifter turnaround times and heightened confidence in mold compatibility with Berry's daily production lines, granting customers a competitive advantage from inception to completion.

"The amalgamation of F&S Tool's skilled workforce and pioneering innovation, alongside Berry's expansive global operations, underscores our dedication to granting customers worldwide access to our top-tier product portfolio in key sectors. This collaboration ensures the advantages of localized service and efficiency. We eagerly welcome the esteemed F&S Tool team into the Berry family and anticipate a fruitful exchange of best practices between our organizations," stated Kevin Kwilinski, CEO of Berry Global.

Being at the forefront of sustainable plastic packaging, Berry Global Tooling Services offers an extensive pool of expertise, complemented by regional understanding and localized support services spanning over 11 global tooling manufacturing sites. This setup ensures that Berry's clientele, both present and prospective, gain exclusive access to a comprehensive range of tooling capabilities. These encompass injection, blow, compression, and thermoforming molds, seamlessly integrable into their ongoing product requisitions.

Berry Global Group, Inc. crafts innovative packaging solutions aimed at improving lives and preserving the planet. This commitment drives the company daily as company utilize its unparalleled global resources, sustainability prowess, and profound innovation know-how to cater to customers worldwide, regardless of their scale. Drawing strength from Berry Global diverse workforce and the expertise of over 40,000 employees across 250+ locations, company collaborate closely with clients to conceive, engineer, and produce forward-thinking products aligned with the principles of a circular economy. Company’s solutions address challenges and introduce pioneering advancements, enriching our customers' experiences at every step of their journey.

Established in 1983, F&S Tool operates from a spacious 90,000 square foot facility situated on the shores of Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. F&S Tool specializes in high-capacity, high-efficiency hot runner injection molding applications, typically achieving 2-6 million cycles per year. Additionally, the company excels in high-volume compression molding applications, offering similar throughput capabilities.

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