Tekni-Plex acquires adhesive tape substrate business from Alfatherm, Italy

04:15 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | PR Newswire

WAYNE, Pa., August 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tekni-Plex, Inc. has acquired the self-adhesive tape substrate business of Alfatherm SpA, Venegono Superiore (VA), Italy. The acquisition will be integrated into the company's Tekni-Films Gallazzi operation located nearby in Gallarate, Italy.

"The acquisition will help support Tekni-Films's growing tape substrate business. We will be able to better serve converters across Europe who produce self-adhesive tapes for a wide variety of packaging applications," said Joseph Horn, senior vice president and general manager, Tekni-Films.

About Tekni-FilmsTekni-Films is a supplier of thermoformable blister barrier films, flexible films, lidding foils and pouch materials for pharmaceutical, medical, diagnostic health and personal care products. With decades of material science, engineering and processing experience, Tekni-Films provides global companies with packaging solutions that protect their brands. For more information visit

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing innovative packaging materials, medical compounds and precision-crafted medical tubing solutions for some of the most well-known names in the medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, household and industrial, and food and beverage industries. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and operates manufacturing sites across eight countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers. For more information visit

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