Brook & Whittle Acquires Packstar Group
HARTFORD, Conn.—Print and packaging solutions specialist Brook & Whittle Ltd., headquartered in North Branford, Conn., announced the acquisition of Packstar Group Inc., located in Amherst, N.Y.
Packstar is one of the leading innovators in the flexible packaging industry offering a full range of services in the conversion of heat shrinkable packaging products. Packstar currently employs 100 people and, like Brook & Whittle, serves blue chip clients in the personal care, beverage, and food sectors, both in the U.S. and in Canada. The company has pioneered the use of sustainable materials for shrink sleeve packaging, which is in increasingly high demand by leading consumer packaged goods companies.