Nosco Joins the Global Packaging Alliance

April 17, 2024

Leading U.S. printed packaging converter expands its global presence by joining the Global Packaging Alliance

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI – APRIL 19, 2024 – Nosco, Inc., a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., announced today that it has joined the Global Packaging Alliance (GPA), an organization of leading independent packaging printers and converters from around the world. Providing an international reach, the GPA forms an efficient packaging management network to support global member companies with resources to quickly leverage state-of-the-art and superior packaging technologies. Through the addition of Nosco, the GPA expands its network and better serves international customers, adding flexible packaging to its existing resources for folding cartons, leaflets and labels around the world.




“We are proud to be invited to be the exclusive representative of the GPA in the United States,” said Rob Davis, VP of Marketing for Nosco. “This is a group of premier printed packaging companies working in their respective global regions to bring together many decades of experience and expertise. By doing so, we’re providing the highest quality printed packaging to many markets, including pharmaceutical, consumer goods, CPG, spirits, cosmetics and many more.”

Ahead of Nosco’s membership announcement, the GPA visited several of Nosco’s packaging production facilities throughout the United States. The GPA visitor delegation consisted of representatives from packaging companies from Brazil, Mexico, India, South Korea, Turkey, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Hungary. Also joining remotely were members representing China and South Africa. During the visit, the group toured Nosco’s On_Demand Solutions Center in Bristol, Pennsylvania; printed literature facility in Gurnee, Illinois; and Packaging Innovation Center in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. By visiting these facilities, Global Packaging Alliance members we able to see all product types produced by Nosco, including expanded capacity in folding cartons, pressure-sensitive labels, leaflets, inserts, booklets, and flexible pouches and rollstock.

“We are excited to leverage GPA’s network and experience, while contributing our strengths as a leading producer in North America with nearly 120 years of experience,” said Davis. “We are excited to be part of a formal alliance that helps us expand our international offering and better provide global solutions to our customers.”



Nosco is a full-service packaging solutions provider serving over 400+ customers in the healthcare space. With more than 115 years of experience, Nosco brings together business resources and technical expertise to better understand packaging challenges and deliver customized solutions. The company focuses on service to help continuously improve efficiencies related to supply chain, cycle times, lean initiatives and product launches.


Nosco is a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., and is 100% employee owned. The company employs 650+ employee owners, and specializes in printed packaging for the pharmaceutical, natural health, personal care and CPG markets with four core product lines: cartons, labels, inserts and flexible packaging.



The Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) is a strategic alliance of independent suppliers and producers in the packaging industry with the goal of seamlessly serving a global customer base with local responsive, sustainable and responsible high-quality solutions.

GPA member companies leverage state-of-the-art, superior technologies to produce folding cartons, leaflets and labels. Your benefits include extremely fast responses to your needs, consistent proofing and a wide range of services including material and reliability checks. This provides invaluable support companies supplying products to markets around the world – just in time! We’re committed to globally uniform standards of quality and competently practicing strategic materials management to minimize your costs.



Rob Davis

Vice President of Marketing, Nosco

(847) 360-4801


Ashley Diehl

Marketing Manager, Nosco

(847) 360-4989

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