Business Management - M&A

Fortis Solutions Group Announces Acquisition of Total Label
April 13, 2021 at 9:04 am

With locations in Whitefish, Mont., and Memphis Tenn., Total Label provides complex pressure sensitive, extended content, and booklet labels utilizing flexographic, letterpress, digital, and hybrid printing technologies.

Esko Closes Sale of Kongsberg to OpenGate Capital
April 5, 2021 at 6:31 pm

Esko, a global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the packaging and label sectors, has confirmed the successful closing of the sale of its Kongsberg digital finishing business to OpenGate Capital on April 1, 2021.

Boutwell Packaging Acquired by Oliver Inc.
April 5, 2021 at 4:59 pm

Oliver Inc. announced it has acquired Boutwell Packaging. Boutwell is a manufacturer of high-quality folding carton and blister card packaging serving personal care, healthcare, automotive aftermarket, food and beverage, and consumer products markets.

Update: The M&A Outlook for Printing and Packaging in 2021
March 4, 2021 at 9:03 am

Any slowdown in the pace of M&As among printing and packaging firms is only temporary. The industry is recovering, buyers are flexible, and the fundamental forces that drive M&A activity are still in play.

Hammer Packaging Acquired by Fort Dearborn Co.
March 2, 2021 at 11:14 am

Fort Dearborn Company has announced that it has acquired Hammer Packaging Corporation. The combined organization takes advantage of Hammer’s state-of-the-art technology to enhance Fort Dearborn’s leadership position in the decorative label and packaging marketplace.

PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance Officially Merge
March 1, 2021 at 9:01 am

The merger of PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance exemplifies the shared goal of both organizations in providing the printing industry with exemplary programming, services, training, and certifications.

All Packaging Company Acquired by Mill Rock Packaging Partners
February 22, 2021 at 3:47 pm

All Packaging, based in Aurora, Colo., and founded in 1946, is a full-service provider of specialty paperboard packaging to the food and beverage, health and beauty, pharmaceutical and other consumer end markets. The company becomes a sister company of Trojan Lithograph Corporation, which was acquired by Mill Rock Packaging in August 2020.