Brook + Whittle, one of the leading providers of pressure-sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging, has acquired Diamond Flexible Packaging in Northbrook, IL, to expand its production capabilities and grow in the key markets.
Diamond is a third-generation, family-owned business with over 90 years of experience producing high-quality flexible packaging, providing custom printed bags and pouches for a wide variety of end markets, including food, cosmetics, nutritional, beverage and healthcare.
The acquisition strengthens Brook + Whittle’s wide web printing capabilities and provides additional assets to help fuel our growth in our key strategic markets.
‘Diamond is an ideal fit into the B+W network and has great potential for continued growth,’ said Mark Pollard, CEO of Brook + Whittle. ‘It has an excellent track record of great service and long-standing customer relationships, some of which have spanned over five decades.’
‘We are eager for this new chapter with Brook + Whittle and look forward to our continued success for another 90 years,’ added Tim Morgan, general manager at Diamond Flexible Packaging. ‘Its broad customer base, experience in wide web printing and commitment to sustainability were huge driving factors in our decision to sell to Brook + Whittle.’
‘The addition of five in-house pouch lines and bag-making capabilities pushes Brook + Whittle into new markets and positions us to deliver custom flexible packaging at industry leading lead-times. This acquisition rounds out the Brook + Whittle offering for customers to be a trusted one-stop-shop for all their printing and packaging needs,’ concluded Jeremy Letterman, senior vice president of operations at Brook + Whittle.