Business Management - M&A

PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance Announce Intent to Merge
January 19, 2021 at 9:23 am

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.

The Target Report: Bags, Pouches, Trays, & Bowls
January 12, 2021 at 8:20 am

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 Announces Acquisition of ACPO Ltd.
January 5, 2021 at 9:01 am

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.

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners Completes Investment in AWT Labels & Packaging
December 22, 2020 at 9:19 am

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 Acquires Flexible Packaging Business From Berry Global
December 17, 2020 at 9:07 am

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 Announces Acquisition of Labels West
December 15, 2020 at 9:32 am

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.