MeadWestvaco Enhances Design Services through Acquisition of DZN, The Design Firm
Thursday, December 15, 2005
STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 14 -- MeadWestvaco Corporation today announced it has acquired DZN, The Design Group ("DZN"), a full service design and marketing company. The acquisition of the Los Angeles-based studio will enhance MeadWestvaco's package design capabilities, enabling the company to provide a more competitive and comprehensive set of creative design services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. DZN's design capabilities encompass various aspects of packaging, print, broadcast, motion graphics and interactive media. Through the acquisition, MeadWestvaco will now offer customers a full spectrum of design, printing, pre-press and manufacturing capabilities, helping them to achieve their creative, branding and marketing goals through a single resource. "By integrating DZN's extensive design and marketing capabilities with those of MeadWestvaco's AGI Media, we have an exciting opportunity to work with customers throughout the entire design process, creating new levels of efficiency for our customers, and also creating new growth opportunities for MeadWestvaco," said Rita Foley, president, Consumer Packaging Group, MeadWestvaco. "This acquisition deepens our creative and design capabilities and moves us closer to achieving global leadership in packaging solutions."