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OEC Graphics Acquires MGM Graphics, Inc.

OSHKOSH, WI—OEC Graphics, a vertically integrated premedia company and globally recognized expert in flexography, has recently acquired MGM Graphics. MGM Graphics has been a recognized leader in prepress to the corrugated/packaging industries in the Western U.S. and Canada for 25 years. OEC’s decision to acquire MGM Graphics was based on the opportunity for continued expansion […]

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BST Group Buys eltromat

BIELEFELD, Germany—BST International has agreed to purchase eltromat. With the future BST eltromat combined company, two suppliers of quality assurance systems become one strong technology partner with customers worldwide. With the acquisition, the international BST group becomes a leading technology partner for all quality assurance and production optimization requirements of the web processing industries. With […]

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Heidelberg Acquires Gallus

The management board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), with the approval of its supervisory board, has elected to acquire Gallus Holding AG, parent company of Gallus, a leading supplier in the packaging industry for labels and folding boxes. The planned complete takeover of Gallus Holding AG accelerates the development and use of Heidelberg’s digital products in […]

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MarquipWardUnited Acquires E.C.H. Will, Pemco, Kugler-Womako

PHILLIPS, WI—MarquipWardUnited, Inc., a Barry-Wehmiller company, has completed the acquisition of the operations of Körber AG’s Papersystems companies: E.C.H. Will GmbH, Pemco Inc. and Kugler-Womako GmbH. The companies become part of the newly formed BW Papersystems, now the leading global supplier of sheeting and sheet packaging machinery, with solutions for the widest range of applications […]

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Koch Industries Subsidiary to Acquire Flint Group

FRANKFURT, Germany; NEW YORK, NY—Koch Equity Development has agreed to invest with Goldman Sachs in a newly formed entity that will acquire Flint Group, a leading global supplier of inks and other print consumables such as flexographic printing plates, blankets, image transfer products and chemicals for pressrooms, to the packaging and the print media industries. […]

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Fusion Flexo Acquires Hughes Integrated

PLAINWELL, MI—Fusion Flexo, LLC announced today that it has acquired Hughes Integrated, Inc. The acquisition creates one of the premier flexographic printing plate manufacturers in the Midwest. Rob Hughes, president of Hughes Integrated, will be retiring from the businesswith the change in ownership. Fusion Flexo will continue to be located in Plainwell, MI allowing for […]

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TC Transcontinental Inc. Buys Capri Packaging

MONTREAL, Canada—Transcontinental Inc. will acquire Capri Packaging, a supplier of printed flexible packaging, located in Clinton, MO, at a price of $133 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval in the U.S. Capri Packaging is a division of Schreiber Foods, a $5 billion employee owned dairy company, located in Green Bay, WI. TC Transcontinental […]

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RockTenn Establishing West Coast Mill

NORCROSS, GA—RockTenn is set to acquire the Simpson Tacoma Kraft Paper Mill located in Tacoma, WA. Word is the purchase price is near $343 million. RockTenn has committed to invest $60 million in the facility by 2017. Last year, the mill produced 465,000 tons on two paper machines and two pulp dryers that made paper […]

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Quantum Design Buys KTI

SOUTH BELOIT, IL—Quantum Design, of Loves Park, IL has taken ownership of Keene Technology Inc (KTI), a world-class manufacturer of automatic splicers and turret rewinders, founded in 1985 by John Kenee. Danny Pearse has taken over as president and Dave Culvey has taken over as vice president of KTI. They currently serve as president and […]

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Hood Packaging Buys Bemis Paper Packaging Division

NEENAH, WI—Bemis Co. announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Paper Packaging Division to Hood Packaging, headquartered in Madison, MS, and Burlington, Ontario. Closing of the deal is expected before March 31, 2014. The sale encompasses manufacturing facilities and offices in Crossett, AR; Minneapolis, MN; Onaha, NE; and Vancouver, WA.Collectively, their sales […]

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