Clear Lam Packaging Inc. and Frito-Lay Inc. have settled a lawsuit related to Clear Lam’s PrimaPak technology. As part of the settlement agreement reached on Feb. 11, 2015, Frito-Lay has acknowledged, among other things, that it will respect Clear Lam’s patent rights. In addition, the parties may continue to explore additional business opportunities utilizing Clear Lam’s PrimaPak technology. Specific terms of the settlement agreement are not being disclosed. The suit was originally filed in Federal Court in Chicago on Sept. 18, 2014.
The PrimaPak package is a flexible, stackable and reclosable package produced from rollstock on custom vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) equipment. Clear Lam has made significant investments in its PrimaPak System, including a new co-packing facility and innovation center near Chicago.