Press Release: Primary Packaging Incorporated Acquires Tamper Evident Security Bag Manufacturer Packaging Horizons Corporation

Field Packaging Solutions complements its plastic extrusion facility with additional plastic packaging product lines.

Bolivar, OH, December 17, 2020 – Primary Packaging, a fully-integrated manufacturer of film and bags that services industrial and retail markets with high-quality heavy-duty packaging, is excited to announce the acquisition of Packaging Horizons, a manufacturer of tamper evident security bags.

Packaging Horizons, a pioneer in the development of tamper evident security packaging, was founded in 1974 as a manufacturer of polyethylene bags. The Company has developed into a multi-process converter with a current focus on specialized tamper evident security packaging. In addition to manufacturing Alert Security Bags with tamper evident technology, the Company prints a variety of security overwrap films with applications in pharmaceutical, medical, and food packaging.

With the acquisition of Packaging Horizons, Primary Packaging builds upon its expertise in polyethylene extrusion and film production by expanding its product offering of polyethylene bags. Primary Packaging President, Jeff Thrams, commented “The tamper evident technology developed by Packaging Horizons is exceptional, and our manufacturing capabilities will infuse additional efficiencies into this niche business”. Mr. Thrams added, “This addition was the perfect complement to our current operations and our talented team will bring additional operational excellence and creativity to identify new opportunities for growth”.

Richard Markey, former president of Packaging Horizons, commented “This transaction is an extremely exciting opportunity for the Packaging Horizons organization and its customers. Primary Packaging has a robust arsenal of resources and expertise that will allow the Packaging Horizons business to make great leaps”.

Alert Security Products with tamper evident technology can be purchased by contacting the Packaging Horizons team or ordering online at

For more information, parties can contact:

Jeff Thrams


Joe Kaplan


Ben Kaplan



About Primary Packaging: Primary Packaging ( is a fully-integrated manufacturer of film and bags that services industrial and retail markets with high-quality heavy-duty packaging for demanding applications such as fertilizer, salt, sand, rock and fiberglass insulation markets.  Primary Packaging, based in Bolivar, OH, is a member of the Field Packaging Solutions ( family of manufacturing companies. Our state-of-the-art multi-layer blown film extrusion department has the capability of producing up to 3-layer heavy duty films containing UV protection, anti-block, anti-skid, anti-static additives in any film color with a wide range of gauge capabilities.

About Field Packaging Solutions: Field Packaging Solutions (FPS) ( is a self-funded private family office that makes acquisitions and investments for the long term with no exit strategy. With more than 75 years of packaging industry expertise and a commitment and passion to nurture businesses, we add value by bringing investment, ideas and innovation to every transaction. FPS acquires, invests in and operates small to medium-sized manufacturing businesses in various segments of the packaging industry including, but not exclusive to, polyethylene extrusion and bag converting, adhesive laminating and flexible packaging, and specialty label conversion. We actively seek additional companies to add to our current platforms that include the above mentioned industries as well as folding cartons and paperboard.


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