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ALTANA to Acquire Landa Group’s Metallography Technology

WESEL, Germany & REHOVOT, Israel—The Landa Group and ALTANA AG today announced that ALTANA has acquired Landa’s metallography technology. First unveiled by Landa at the drupa printing exhibition in June 2016, this novel technology for producing metallized graphics is a sustainable alternative to foil transfer processes, enabling metallization graphics at up to half the cost of conventional […]

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MPI Label Systems to Acquire Label Gallery, Inc.

SEBRING, OH—MPI Label Systems is pleased to announce the acquisition of Label Gallery, Inc., a leading flexographic and digital printer in Norwich, NY specializing in the pharmaceutical, wine/spirits and food industries. The MPI Label Systems Label Gallery acquisition complements MPI’s growing national presence as a leading roll label and equipment supplier in North America. “We are […]

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Innovative Chemical Products Acquires MinusNine Technologies

ANDOVER, MA—Innovative Chemical Products (the ICP Group) today announced the acquisition of MinusNine Technologies, a leading formulator and manufacturer of UV/EB coatings, adhesives, primers and specialty products for graphic arts and industrial applications. MinusNine, headquartered in Birdsboro, PA, will be integrated into ICP Industrial, Inc., one of the three divisions of the ICP Group. ICP […]

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Electronics For Imaging to Acquire Xerox’s FreeFlow Print Server DFE Business

NORWALK, CT & FREMONT, CA—Xerox Corp. and Electronics For Imaging (EFI) today announced a strategic partnership to bring to market a next generation digital front end (DFE) to drive Xerox digital production presses. The agreement includes the sale of Xerox’s FreeFlow Print Server (FFPS) DFE business to EFI. Under the terms of the deal, EFI will continue […]

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Baldwin Technology Company Acquires Air Motion Systems

ST. LOUIS, MO—Two major players in the UV curing systems industry, Air Motion Systems, Inc. (AMS) and Baldwin Technology Company, Inc., are merging their expertise to create a premier provider of UV and LED curing technology around the globe. Baldwin, a world leader in highly reactive UV, UV LED and IR drying systems, has acquired Air Motion Systems, […]

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Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Action Packaging Systems, Inc.

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA—Fortis Solutions Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Action Packaging Systems, Inc. Action Packaging Systems, Inc., with locations in Ellington, CT and High Point, NC, provides pressure sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to customers across the country. It will operate under the Fortis Solutions Group name. Fortis President and CEO John […]

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DataLase Acquired by SATO

TOKYO, Japan—SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empowers workforces and streamlines operations, acquired a 100 percent share of U.K. based inline digital printing (IDP) leader, DataLase. The two companies first teamed in October 2015 to form the strategic partnership SpeciaLase to introduce the game changing DataLase IDP technology in Japan and the […]

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Avery Dennison to Acquire Hanita Coatings

GLENDALE, CA—Avery Dennison Corp. announced it has agreed to acquire Hanita Coatings, a pressure sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates from Kibbutz Hanita Coatings and Tene Investment Funds for the purchase price of $75 million, subject to customary adjustments. Headquartered in Israel with sales and distribution facilities in the U.S., Germany, China and […]

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Sonoco Acquires Plastic Packaging Inc.

HARTSVILLE, SC—Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has acquired Plastic Packaging Inc. (PPI), a privately held Hickory, NC based flexible packaging company. Founded in 1957, PPI specializes in short run, customized flexible packaging for consumer brands in markets including: Food products (i.e. frozen foods, baked goods, seafood) Pet products (i.e. dry food, […]

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Pritzker Group Private Capital to Acquire ProAmpac

CINCINNATI, OH—Pritzker Group Private Capital announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, from Wellspring Capital Management. Pritzker Group Private Capital and other co investors are investing alongside the ProAmpac management team, which will remain a significant shareholder, continue to lead the company and serve on its […]

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