The fallout from Covid-19 continues to deliver one new blow after the other. Just when we think things are getting better, we encounter another hurdle. Rather than striving to increase sales and clients, our great label and packaging industry is just striving. Striving for normalcy. Striving for opportunity. And striving for things to calm down long enough for owners to figure out the next best move to grow their business.

The energy surrounding our industry has historically been one of vibrance and positivity. But we’re now feeling that we’ll face Covid issues forever. We’re focusing on shortages of substrates, suppliers, customers and employees. Yet the biggest shortage is our confidence.

As advisors, we...

Label Tech is an award-winning, ISO-certified flexographic and digital manufacturer of pressure-sensitive (including coupon, game piece and UL labels) and non-pressure sensitive labels and flexible packaging for the consumer product, food and beverage and health and beauty end markets. 

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All American Label & Packaging (AALP) has merged with Western Shield Label

AALP, founded in 1995, is headquartered in Dublin, CA, with an additional manufacturing facility in Memphis, TN, specializing in premium flexo, digital, and offset labels, shrink sleeves, folding cartons, flexible packaging, and grand format signage. 

Western Shield has been providing...

Mactac has acquired CSI – SoCal, a custom slitting and distribution center for roll label printers located in Ontario, CA

The USD 2.5 million acquisition is the latest in a significant operational expansion plan. The strategically located West Coast finishing center provides Mactac a turnkey, high-performing roll label slitting and distribution center with a talented operations team and newer world-class slitting...

(L-R) John Mills, CEO of Xaar and Mike Seal, general manager of Megnajet
Megnajet designs and manufactures integrated and compact ink management and supply systems. Its product range will form part of Xaar’s inkjet solutions portfolio, helping UDI customers reduce development timescales and shorten their time to market, according to the company. 
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(L-R) : Steffen Reimund (Triton), Fernando Gabel (All4Labels), Jaison Schlickmann (Flexoprint), Romeo Kreinberg (Triton), Laércio Stange Warmeling (Flexoprint), Adrian Tippenhauer (All4Labels)
The Stange Warmeling and Schlickmann families signed an agreement to become co-shareholders in the All4Labels Global Packaging Group, making Flexoprint Labels a 100 percent subsidiary of the group. Flexoprint Labels is a packaging provider with a core focus on labels and sleeves. It has...
Fedrigoni Group has acquired Divipa, a manufacturer and distributor of self-adhesive materials
A Spanish company headquartered in Derio, a few kilometers from Bilbao, Divipa was founded in 1971 by the Alvaro family, which has transferred 100 percent of the capital to Fedrigoni but remains in the management team with some of its members. 
 
This is Fedrigoni’s...
Toppan has increased its stake to acquire a majority shareholding in Max Speciality Films Limited (MSFL), Indian manufacturer of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film
Headquartered in Punjab, MSFL has been an equity method associate of Toppan since 2017, when Toppan acquired a 49 percent stake. Effective yesterday, February 1, it has now become a consolidated subsidiary.  
 
In addition to enabling Toppan to make a full-scale...
Mactac, a Lintec Company, has agreed to purchase the assets of Spinnaker Coating, representing $130 million of specialty revenue at a price of $40 million. The acquisition is expected to close on February 1, 2022, and consists of Spinnaker’s manufacturing facility and headquarters based in Troy, Ohio, and North American distribution centers located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and, Vails Gate, NY. Spinnaker will operate as a standalone subsidiary of Mactac.

Mactac’s acquisition of Spinnaker, which specializes in the customized production and distribution of pressure-sensitive roll label and sheet base materials in North America, creates a one-of-a-kind, world-class specialty labeling company, according to the company.

With Spinnaker, Lintec...

All4Labels Global Packaging Group has acquired one of the largest label manufacturers in Denmark and one of the leading label manufacturers in Scandinavia, Limo Labels

The company is focused on high-value labels for the healthcare and industrial sectors. The company will become a subsidiary of the All4Labels Group. The former owners will become co-shareholders of All4Labels. 

‘This partnership is an important milestone for All4Labels – especially for...

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