GRACE ACQUIRES SCHURPACK, MAKER OF FOOD PACKAGING

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- W.R. Grace & Co. here has completed acquisition of Schurpack, a manufacturer of flexible food packaging headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo. Terms were not disclosed.mal preparation time and increased shelf life for food-service operations and supermarkets.Schurpack also co-extrudes and converts film for the meat and cheese and hygienic industries, with total 1996 sales of approximately

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- W.R. Grace & Co. here has completed acquisition of Schurpack, a manufacturer of flexible food packaging headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo. Terms were not disclosed.

mal preparation time and increased shelf life for food-service operations and supermarkets.

Schurpack also co-extrudes and converts film for the meat and cheese and hygienic industries, with total 1996 sales of approximately $20 million.

Grace is a leading global supplier of flexible packaging and specialty chemicals, with annual sales of approximately $3.5 billion. The company operates in more than 100 countries.