Business Management - M&A
PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance today announce the intent to merge the two organizations. Last year, SGIA and PIA officially merged to become PRINTING United Alliance, and this new venture with Idealliance will further support the association’s investment into the long-term success and fortitude of the industry.
Loftware, Inc., a global leader in enterprise labeling and artwork management solutions, and NiceLabel, a leading developer of label management systems, announced that they are combining under the Loftware corporate umbrella.
Following the recent announcement of Avery Dennison's acquisition of ACPO, Jeroen Diderich, VP and GM of Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials, North America, offered further insight into the joining of the two companies.
ProAmpac announced that it has acquired Rapid Action Packaging, a manufacturer of cellulose-based packaging products for fresh prepared and ready-to-eat foods.
In this month's edition of the Target Report, ProAmpac targets the old-fashioned brown paper bag in one of the most aggressive roll-ups in the flexible packaging business, and both Ebony and The Village Voice rise from the dead.
Avery Dennison announced that it has acquired the business of Ohio-based ACPO Ltd. for the purchase price of $87.6 million. ACPO is a leader in pressure-sensitive overlaminate products for the label and flexible packaging markets and has approximately 170 employees.
AWT is a leading provider of labels and flexible packaging solutions focused on health care, personal care, food & beverage, household, and OEM/Industrial end markets. Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners completed an investment in AWT from Mason Wells, a Midwest-based private equity firm.
ABX has announced its acquisition of the U.S. flexible packaging converter business of Berry Global Group, Inc. ABX is a manufacturer of co-extruded printed and laminated multi-layer high barrier, flexible packaging films primarily for food applications.
Resource Label Group has acquired Seattle-based Labels West, broadening its presence in the Pacific Northwest. Labels West represents the seventeenth acquisition for Resource Label Group. This will be its second location in Washington state.
Not only do movements in the book printing world hint at the need to keep up with demand, consolidation is also rolling along at a steady pace in the label business.