The Advanced Converting Works (ACW) Family

ACW is an entrepreneur built and led consortium of industry leading flexible packaging companies with over 150 years of combined experience in pouching and prepress services.

Valley Packaging Supply

Founded in 1953, Valley Packaging Supply in Green Bay, WI runs more than 40 diverse pouch lines. Their expert team can design and produce the perfect flexible package for any product using material science and innovative features.

Phoenix Converting

Located in Itasca, IL, Phoenix Converting offers a variety of fast, high quality flexible packaging services. Their experienced team provides a broad selection of custom roll stock, slitting, lamination, and pouching.

Precision Color Graphics

The team at Precision Color Graphics in Franklin, WI supports the flexible packaging industry as the graphics masters. Founded in 1992 as a prepress company, PCG has expanded into graphic design, photopolymer plating, 3D rendering and more.

Specialty Packaging Technologies

SPT was born in 2014 as an extension of Precision Color Graphics to provide even more services in the flexible packaging chain. Their facility in Elgin, IL produces a variety of outstanding pouches with a wide range of features.

American Pouch Converters

American Pouch Converters is a young company that quickly became a frontrunner in the child-resistant packaging movement. Their superior solutions for highly regulated industries prioritize consumer safety.

Valley Packaging Supply

Founded in 1953, Valley Packaging Supply in Green Bay, WI runs more than 40 diverse pouch lines. Their expert team can design and produce the perfect flexible package for any product using material science and innovative features.

Phoenix Converting

Located in Itasca, IL, Phoenix Converting offers a variety of fast, high quality flexible packaging services. Their experienced team provides a broad selection of custom roll stock, slitting, lamination, and pouching.

Precision Color Graphics

The team at Precision Color Graphics in Franklin, WI supports the flexible packaging industry as the graphics masters. Founded in 1992 as a prepress company, PCG has expanded into graphic design, photopolymer plating, 3D rendering and more.

Specialty Packaging Technologies

SPT was born in 2014 as an extension of Precision Color Graphics to provide even more services in the flexible packaging chain. Their facility in Elgin, IL produces a variety of outstanding pouches with a wide range of features.

American Pouch Converters

American Pouch Converters is a young company that quickly became a frontrunner in the child-resistant packaging movement. Their superior solutions for highly regulated industries prioritize consumer safety.

Markets Served

The ACW family has deep technical expertise and provides innovative solutions across your key markets. 

What We Do

Advanced Converting Works (ACW) is the nation’s leading producer of specialty pouches for the growing flexible packaging market. Founded in 2018, ACW spans five facilities with over 350,000 square feet of manufacturing and design space and more than 250 teammates. Each day we produce millions of high value, technical pouches that package contents for homes and hospitals around the world. We are proud to have the largest and most advanced machine fleet in the industry.

Our Mission

We partner with and invest in entrepreneurial, market leading companies whose cutting edge technology, commitment to customer service and talented teams produce value-added solutions that protect and enhance brands and their products consumed by millions of people every day.

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Christopher Wrobel

CEO, Advanced Converting Works

ACW Performance System

Commercial Excellence

We pride ourselves on creating packaging solutions that meet market and consumer demands. From keeping foods fresher to keeping chemicals safer, from producing 100% recyclable pouches to creating leak-resistant pouches, from aesthetic enhancements to technical functionality, we are constantly innovating to solve the world’s packaging challenges.

Operation & Supply Chain Excellence

ACW companies are organized around robust and repeatable processes that allow us to take a concept to creation with incredible speed to market.

Our expansive infrastructure, R&D resources and engineering teams give us the ability to work on large scale production, yet we’re also nimble enough for those smaller, most unique applications.

Culture and Talent

We actively attract, retain and invest in our talented and engaged team of professionals. We are blessed to have dedicated, hardworking teammates focused on delivering the best service and products in the industry.

Acquisition & Integration

Acquiring and integrating businesses in a seamless manner is very attractive to those entrepreneurs and companies looking to drive together to the next level. Our core team and sister companies provide significant resources and support to ensure continued growth and a successful transition.

Working With Us

Packaging is a dynamic and ever-changing industry. We sought out the very best pouching and graphics companies with longstanding reputations of excellence to form ACW. We are continuing to invest in those businesses to expand the team’s industry leading capabilities, increasing capacity, and overall optimization.

Each of our locations works locally with clients to ensure the details of every project are handled efficiently and our customers experience a smooth and timely production process. The broader ACW network provides additional capacity to turn projects around quickly and outstanding resources in R&D, package design, engineering, quality, and more. We look forward to supporting your brand, packaging, and supply chain team!

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