Gaeltacht company R.A. Pacáistí Teo (Rapid Action Packaging - RAP), an Údarás na Gaeltachta client company located in Gaoth Dobhair Business Park, Co. Donegal, has received a timely New Year’s boost with the completion of their acquisition by ProAmpac Holdings, LLC, a US based, privately held, manufacturer of flexible plastic and paper packaging solutions to produce primary packaging for ready-to-eat and freshly prepared foods and broadening its sustainable product offering for retail food markets.
Welcoming the acquisition, Anna Ní Ghallachair, Chairperson of the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta stated that: “On behalf of the board of Údarás na Gaeltachta I congratulate R.A. Pacáistí Teo on this exciting development and extend a warm ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ to ProAmpac to Ireland and to the Gaeltacht.”
Údarás na Gaeltachta’s CEO Mícheál Ó hÉanaigh added that, “Údarás na Gaeltachta is delighted to announce this significant development for R.A. Pacáistí Teo who have been an integral part of Gaoth Dobhair Business Park for the past 24 years. We look forward to working closely with ProAmpac to support their vision for continued expansion and development in Gaoth Dobhair."
It is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering, providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. ProAmpac’s approach to sustainability provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help customers achieve their sustainability goals.
On the other hand R.A. Pacáistí Teo was established on Gaoth Dobhair Business Park in 1997 with the support of Údarás na Gaeltachta and has continued to develop and grow its employment base in rural Donegal to up to 200 people currently. RAP specialises in the design and manufacture of innovative, cost effective and environmentally responsible packaging solutions. The company combines impressive design technology with in-house expertise to offer engineering solutions and manufacturing capabilities to a multitude of food categories.