Profile: Aptargroup Inc (ATR)
26 May 2017
AptarGroup, Inc., incorporated on September 3, 1992, is a provider of a range of packaging, dispensing and sealing solutions, primarily for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer healthcare, injectables, food and beverage markets. The Company has manufacturing facilities located throughout the world, including North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The Company operates through three segments: Beauty + Home, Pharma and Food + Beverage. It offers various dispensing and sealing solutions. Its primary products are dispensing pumps, closures, aerosol valves and elastomeric primary packaging components. Its elastomeric components also include pre filled syringe components, such as plungers, needle shields, tip caps and cartridges, as well as dropper bulbs and syringe plungers.
Beauty + Home
The Company's Beauty + Home segment primarily sells pumps, closures, aerosol valves, accessories and sealing solutions to the personal care and home care markets, and pumps and decorative components to the beauty market. The Company is a provider of packaging solutions for fragrance products. Its products include cosmetic lotion pumps, airless dispensing systems and lotion sampling devices, and decorative capabilities. The personal care market sells fine mist spray pumps, lotion pumps, closures and continuous spray aerosol valves. Personal care spray pump applications include hair care, body care and sun care products.
The Company's lotion pump applications include skin moisturizers, hand sanitizers and soap. Personal care closures applications include shampoos and conditioners. The Company's Personal care continuous spray aerosol valve applications include hair care products, deodorants, shaving creams and sun care products. The home care market includes sale of continuous or metered dose spray aerosol valves, closures, and spray and lotion pumps. Applications for continuous spray valves include disinfectants, spray paints, insecticides and automotive products. Metered dose valves are used for air fresheners. Closure applications include liquid detergents, automotive products and household cleansers. Spray and lotion pump applications primarily include household, insect repellant and industrial cleaners.
The Company's Pharma segment includes supplying of pumps and metered dose inhaler valves (MDI's) to the pharmaceutical market and a supplier of elastomer for injectables primary packaging components throughout the world. It has manufacturing facilities in Argentina, China, France, Germany, India, Switzerland and the United States. Its nasal pumps and unit dose device are also used to deliver pain management products. MDI's are used for dispensing precise amounts of aerosolized medication. MDI's are used for respiratory ailments, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It also provides single dose delivery devices suitable for central nervous system applications and hormone replacement therapies.
The Company's consumer healthcare spray pump applications include nasal decongestants, nasal salines and cough and cold applications. The Company has developed a multi dose ophthalmic dispensing device suitable for unpreserved medicinal formulations. Other products sold to consumer healthcare market include airless pump systems for dermal drug delivery applications. Injectables are elastomer primary packaging components for injectable drug delivery. Injectable products offered include stoppers for vials, pre filled syringe components, such as plungers, needle shields, tip caps and components for cartridges.
Food + Beverage
The Company's Food + Beverage segment sells dispensing closures and non-dispensing closures, spray pumps, and aerosol valves. The Company's food market includes sale of dispensing closures and elastomeric flow-control components. Applications for dispensing closures include sauces, condiments, infant nutrition and food products. Applications for non-dispensing closures include granular and powder food products. Applications for continuous spray aerosol valves include cooking sprays. Spray pump applications primarily include butter or salad dressing sprays. The beverage market sells dispensing closures and elastomeric flow-control components. Beverage products utilizing dispensing closures include bottled water, sport and energy drinks, juices and concentrated water flavorings.
475 W Terra Cotta Ave Ste E
CRYSTAL LAKE IL 60014-3407