The companies merge to form Star Packaging Corp.

Master Packaging, Tampa, FL has merged with Star Packaging, Atlanta, to formStar Packaging Corp., to be headquartered in Atlanta with operating facilities in both Georgia and Florida.  The newly combined company is owned byAzalea Capital, a private investment firm headquartered in Greenville, SC.

The new Star Packaging Corp. offers manufacturing capabilities and increased production capacity, to provide customers with greater flexibility and faster response times.  Value added products of the new Star include traditional printed rollstock and laminations, along with stand-up pouch variations, rollstock with transverse-direction zippers, and custom designed high-performance laminations ideal for replacing rigid alternatives.  These broad capabilities provide greater flexibility to serve the pet food and treat, fresh produce, food and beverage, snack, confectionery, bakery, pool chemical, military packaging, personal care, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and lawn and garden markets.