20 May 2011
Andpak, Inc.— a US specialty chemical packager—today announced the launch of Andpak, Ltd. a full service European operation in Halifax UK. "Andpak enjoys a significant reach into the aerospace, electronics, industrial, and consumer markets, and we expect substantial growth", said Jim Rowbotham who is now Managing Director of Andpak Ltd.
Andpak supplies unique packaging solutions that ensure precise measurement, guaranteed mix ratios and convenient application of precision chemical products. In addition, Andpak's innovative packaging reduces waste while controlling exposure and minimizing environmental concerns. Andpak packing options include, barrier and injection Semkit® filling, syringe filling (one part, premixed & frozen) Clip-Paks®, Burst Seal Paks®, dual cartridges and syringes, form fill & seal packages and aerosols. The firm also provides metal and plastic tube filling, bottles, cans, cartridges and sachets. Andpak's quality systems are approved to ISO9001 and AS 9100 and it holds quality approvals from all major aircraft manufacturers. Andpak Ltd, through its partnership with the Graytone group, launches with full export packaging capability and Europe-wide trading capability. It will produce a selected range of Andpak's products in accordance with European requirements for units of measure, regulatory requirements and labelling concerns. In addition it will offer the complete Andpak product range as produced at Andpak's sites worldwide.
Speaking from the new site in Halifax, Chuck Pottier, Vice-President of Andpak Inc. said, "Demand for our services has grown throughout Europe and our market requires this expansion. The appointment of Jim Rowbotham, who has over 25 years' experience working in the coatings and aerospace sectors ensures we start here with experienced leadership, well known to our customers".
Jim Rowbotham commented "Andpak has tremendous know-how in the field of specialist repacking. We will harness that know-how and apply it to the European market. The local content will be very high and we expect to have a great deal of synergy within the company—resulting in Andpak becoming stronger across its global operation".