Autajon expands its footprint in UK with Royston Labels acquisition

With the integration, Autajon will offer full-service portfolio from packaging to labels

French family‐owned Autajon Group has acquired UK-based Royston Labels to reinforce its local presence and accelerate its growth in the region by providing full service from packaging to labelling.

Royston is a self-adhesive labels player for various market sectors, including cosmetics, toiletries, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, wines and spirits as well as confectionery and food.

Both companies share common values and understand the importance of staying at the forefront of industry trends and technological advancements. With a deep respect for traditional craftsmanship coupled with an eagerness to embrace digital technologies, the tailored solutions provided meet clients packaging needs on both the technical and sustainability fronts.

‘This is an incredibly exciting time for the team at Royston Labels. Joining a family group with the same core values will allow us to continue to support our customers with their complex packaging needs. Maintaining our clients’ branding consistency remains of paramount importance. Therefore, joining Autajon Packaging Simply Cartons will allow us to combine our joint knowledge and expertise to create the highest quality packaging and label solutions. We are looking forward to our integration into the group over the coming weeks,’ commented Paul Clayton, managing director of Royston Labels.

‘We remain committed to our strategy of global expansion with a strong and end-to-end local presence,’ added Gérard Autajon, CEO of Autajon Group. ‘With Autajon Labels Royston joining us, we are now able to work alongside our customers on all their packaging challenges: rigid boxes, folding cartons and now labels.

‘We share the same values, a taste for innovation and a perfect understanding of the environmental prerogatives that are an integral part of tomorrow's packaging. We are eager to see what we can accomplish together in the years ahead.’