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Gateway Packaging Company, a Portfolio Company of Saw Mill Capital, Acquires Apex Bag Company

Briarcliff Manor, NY – September 9, 2015. Gateway Packaging Company, LLC (“Gateway”), a portfolio company of Saw Mill Capital LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Apex Bag Company (“Apex”), a manufacturer of multiwall bags and other printed packaging products located in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on June 23, 2015.

Apex’s Wapakoneta plant will join Gateway’s other locations, including its Granite City, Illinois facility and two Kansas City, Missouri locations from which Gateway Packaging Company delivers quality packaging to its clients. Omar Abuaita, Gateway’s CEO, commented, “The addition of the Apex Bag Company strengthens our ability to service our growing list of customers.” Gateway is adding employees and equipment to the former Apex facility to service new and existing customers.

About Gateway Packaging Company, LLC
Headquartered in St. Louis, IL, Gateway Packaging Company, LLC is an innovative supplier of flexible packaging products and technologies, serving many Fortune 100 consumer products companies throughout the United States. Gateway designs, manufactures, and supplies a full range of paper, film and foil flexible packaging products for the pet care, human food, and industrial markets. Products include pre-formed stand up and flat bottomed pouches, quad bags, multiwall and SOS paper bags, as well as hybrid and woven bags, lidding, labels, roll stock and Chubb film items.

About Saw Mill Capital LLC
Based in Briarcliff Manor, NY, Saw Mill Capital LLC is an operations-oriented private equity firm focused on acquiring businesses with $40-150 million in revenues that can be meaningfully grown organically and through acquisitions. Saw Mill Capital partners with senior leadership teams to make control investments in businesses headquartered in North America. Saw Mill brings capital and unique resources to help companies reach their full potential by working collaboratively with senior leadership to create effective business strategies, implement best practices, and provide global market expertise.