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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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Berry Plastics Takes Controlling Interest in Chinese Packaging Firm

EVANSVILLE, IN—Berry Plastics’ acquisition of the controlling interest of Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd. (P&B) has been approved by China’s competent approval authority. Berry Plastics will own 75 percent of P&B, with a minority ownership position retained by Peter Song, who is the original founder of P&B andgeneral manager. Song will remain in place. The company […]

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American Inks and Coatings Buys Color Resolutions International

SHERIDAN, AR—American Inks and Coatings (AIC) is expected to consummate the acquisition of Color Resolutions International by close of Jan. 2014. As a result of the merger, AIC maintains that it will be the largest supplier to the merchant corrugated market in the U.S. The flexographic ink and coating manufacturer has had a presence in […]

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MacDermid Inc. Acquired by PSP

TORTOLA, B.V.I.—Platform Acquisition Holdings Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MacDermid, Inc.for some $1.8 billion. Platform will be renamed Platform Specialty Products Corp. (PSP) following the close of the transaction. MacDermid has offered its customers innovative, dynamic chemistry solutions and technical services for more than 90 years, establishing leading positions in niche […]

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Cyber Graphics Enters Binding Agreement to Buy Flex Pre-Press

MEMPHIS, TN—Cyber Graphics, LLC, a leading pre-media provider to the flexographic industry has entered a binding agreement to acquire Flex Pre-Press, Inc., a graphic arts and media provider located in Milwaukee,WI. Integration of both companies will take place over the next six months. Flex Pre-Press will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Cyber Graphics, […]

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Esko Buys Cape Systems

GHENT, Belgium—Esko has announced its intent to purchase CAPE Systems, a provider of software solutions for packaging design, pallet load optimization and supply chain profitability. CAPE is active worldwide through a network of resellers, and is headquartered in Allen, TX with offices in London, U.K. The deal is expected to close by Sept. 30, 2013. […]

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