NEENAH – Bemis Company,
Inc. announced Monday it will close its pressure
sensitive materials manufacturing plant in Show, Ohio.
“The company expects this plant closure to improve its
market competitiveness and to better position its
Pressure Sensitive Materials business for long-term
growth,” according to a statement. “Management expects
to discontinue operations at this location in May 2014.
The headquarters of the Pressure Sensitive Materials
business will remain in Stow, Ohio. The manufacturing
facility recorded 2013 annual net sales of approximately
$45 million. The facility, started in 1959, primarily
manufactures solvent-based pressure sensitive
The Stow facility employs about 115 people, according to
the statement. Bemis intends to offer transition
services to affected employees to aid in their search
for new employment.
Neenah-based Bemis Company, Inc. is a supplier of
packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by
leading food, consumer products, health care and other