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  • 19 Nov 2021

Inovar Packaging acquires Dion Label

Inovar Packaging Group has completed the acquisition of Dion Label Printing in Westfield, MA

Inovar Packaging Group has acquired Dion Label Printing in Westfield, MA, in partnership with the existing management team, to expand its presence in the Northeast further.

This is Inovar’s seventh platform company and adds to its existing manufacturing footprint in Dallas, TX, Boston, MA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Milwaukee, WI, Kansas City, KS and Oceanside, CA.

The company is executing on a strategic growth plan, both organically and through acquisitions in partnership with owners and management, building a regionally based prime label business across North America. 

Inovar’s mission is to serve the needs of specialty consumer and industrial products companies who value short lead times, innovative solutions, technical support and local service while also offering multiple locations and production options for redundancy and flexibility. 

‘We are thrilled to have Dion Label join the Inovar family,’ said Jeff Brezek, executive chairman and CEO of Inovar Packaging. ‘The leadership team, including John Dion, Dave Dion, Randy Duhaime, along with the entire Dion Label team, have built an exceptional label business over the last 50 years. Their brand stands out as one known for the industry-leading quality, reliability, responsiveness and innovativeness. We’re very excited to add their team to the Inovar platform, as we believe this union will drive incredible value for our collective customer and employee base.’

While John and Dave Dion intend to retire, they are confident in Inovar supporting the next phase of growth for Dion Label.

‘Born decades ago as a family business, Dion Label is proud to join Inovar, an extended family of successful, like-minded companies, powered by hard work and ingenuity, and dedicated to our people, customers and communities,’ commented John Dion. 

‘The Inovar team shares our core beliefs as to what makes a successful business. At the heart of which are talented and dedicated people. Its plan for significant growth at our facility will preserve our customers and employees for years to come,’ added Dave Dion.  

‘We are very excited about the partnership with Inovar. Inovar’s core values align well with ours, allowing us to continue to provide our customers with the highest possible level of quality and service,’ said Randy Duhaime, general manager, who will continue to lead the business for the Dion Label platform. 

Founded over 50 years ago in Westfield, MA, Dion Label was established to consistently deliver value to its customers. With years of experience serving the OTC pharmaceutical, specialty medical, food and beverage, candle and industrial sectors, Dion Label understands the ever-changing needs of its customers.

Inovar, in partnership with AEA Investors, will continue to make strategic investments in all areas of the business to meet the demanding quality, service and delivery requirements of today’s fast-paced production and distribution environments. 

‘We understand the complex and ever-changing needs of growing consumer and industrial products companies and are committed to increasing our value-added offering and expanding our geographic reach to meet those needs,’ concluded Brezek.

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