The Americk Group announces the acquisition of leading UK label printer

Thursday, September 19, 2013

image Americk Group has announced the recent acquisition of Systems Labelling Limited, the largest independent label producer in the UK.

Systems Labelling Limited with sites in Deeside, Runcorn and Essex and employing 140 people is a leading supplier of labels into the dairy, beverage, food, household and cosmetic sectors. The acquisition will complement the existing flexible packaging and carton businesses under the Americk banner increasing the range of products available to the enlarged customer base.

Recent acquisitions and significant organic growth at Americk have doubled turnover over the last two years to circa £100m with the aim to maintain this trend and double the size of the business within the next three years.

Patrick Doran Chief Executive of The Americk Group comments “The acquisition of Systems Labelling will add a new dimension to The Americk Group of companies. The core strengths of the business and its successful track record of year on year growth is a credit to the management team all of whom will continue to run the business. The diverse product portfolio will complement our group strategy and intention to offer market leading supply of printed cartons, labels, flexible and filmic solutions to the FMCG and healthcare industries.”

Systems Labelling’s Managing Director Gwyn Bouch adds “This is a tremendous opportunity for our business, staff and customers. With the backing of The Americk Group our vision to continue to develop innovative labelling solutions and meet the challenges and demands of the industry is a mouth-watering prospect. We are already sharing with our customers how this announcement will add value and enhance the service they already enjoy.”

The Americk Group flexibles division operates under the brands of Webtech, Primopost and ASP Flexibles whilst the carton division is based In Dublin and trades under the Marchmont Packaging brand. The group has invested over £9m in new equipment in the last two financial years.

Source: Systems Labelling

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