The company continues its foodservice expansion.

Huhtamaki ( has acquired the business and assets of Ample Industries, Inc. (, a privately held manufacturer of folding paperboard cartons for the foodservice industry.

Ample Industries, Inc. employs approximately 230 people in its Franklin, OH plant and adds to Huhtamaki North America a new product technology, a talented workforce and additional manufacturing presence in the Midwest. 

“Ample Industries’ nested trays, fry cartons and clamshells further expand Huhtamaki’s product portfolio of tableware, cups, containers, carriers, and serviceware,” says Clay Dunn, president, Huhtamaki North America.

“We’re excited to join Huhtamaki,” says Bob Fairchild, president of Ample Industries, Inc. “Our state-of-the-art N-line machinery and high quality foodservice cartons now have the backing of a global company with a broad product range, strong management and financial stability. Today is a good day for our customers and employees.”