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Printing Industry M&A Commentary & Analysis

The Target Report: When Does Customer Concentration Become an Advantage?—April 2022 M&A Activity

Pokémon Captures Millennium, Nahan acquires Intellus Mail Division, and more…

Agfa Acquires Inca: Lots of Synergies, Opportunities, and Focus

Agfa is in the process of acquiring two very synergistic operating units from SCREEN. These acquisitions could provide Agfa with the necessary technologies and strength to reinvigorate this distinguished company and provide the platform for future growth in packaging and industrial print.

Canon Acquires edale to Bridge the Digital-Analog Divide

This week, Canon announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of edale, a manufacturer and OEM of narrow web printing presses and finishing equipment, including flexo carton web presses, label and packaging flexo presses, and web finishing equipment. European section editor Ralf Schlözer looks at how the acquisition will help bolster Canon’s presence in the label and packaging market.

The Target Report: Label Roll-Ups are Red Hot; Are Folding Cartons Next?—March 2022 M&A Activity

Lewisburg Printing Acquires, H.I.G. Rebrands Flexible Packaging Platform as DazPak, and more…

The Target Report: Printing Papers Get Squeezed Out—February 2022 M&A Activity

McKinley Paper Buys Midwest Paper, Sealed Air Acquires Foxpak Flexibles, and more…

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Printing Industry M&A Video

The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 2)
The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 2)

Published: December 1, 2021

Rod Bristol of Graphic Arts Advisors talks with Ed Cook, President of ECI Screenprint, a “boutique” industrial printer. Cook sold his business at the height of the COVID pandemic, and he talks about his reasons for, and experiences in, selling the company at such an inauspicious time. Watch Video

The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 1)
The Target Report Interview: Ed Cook of ECI Screenprint (Part 1)

Published: November 2, 2021

Rod Bristol of Graphic Arts Advisors talks with Ed Cook, President of ECI Screenprint, a “boutique” industrial printer. Cook sold his business at the height of the COVID pandemic, and he talks about his reasons for, and experiences in, selling the company at such an inauspicious time. Watch Video

Allan Creel Returns to the Printing Industry with Acquisition of Fenske Media
Allan Creel Returns to the Printing Industry with Acquisition of Fenske Media

Published: October 27, 2021

Following the sale of his printing and publishing businesses last year, Allan Creel has decided to jump back in and found a terrific business opportunity in the acquisition of Fenske Media in Rapid City, S.D. The deal closed last week, and Allan is now President & CEO, with the four Fenske brothers staying involved as Vice Presidents. In this video interview, Allan provides the full story. Watch Video

Grossman Marketing Group: A Century of Success
Grossman Marketing Group: A Century of Success

Published: October 14, 2021

Grossman Marketing Group was founded more than a century ago as an envelope printer. In recent years, the company has focused on providing marketing materials to its customers, including collateral, event signage and promotional products. To continue expansion of its portfolio and customer base, the company has made eight acquisitions in the last several years. Co-President Ben Grossman tells the story. Watch Video

Shutterfly and Spoonflower Execs Talk about the Acquisition
Shutterfly and Spoonflower Execs Talk about the Acquisition

Published: August 10, 2021

When Shutterfly announced it was acquiring Spoonflower, we sort of said to ourselves, well, that makes sense. Now, Michael Jones of Spoonflower and Dwayne Black of Shutterfly share the entire story with our viewers—how the acquisition benefits both companies and their respective customers as well as the industry at large. An exciting move! Watch Video

Printing Industry M&A News

News about Printing Industry M&A and M&A deals and transactions.

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications Acquires Graphic Visions Unlimited

Brook Park Holdings Sells Crowd Control Warehouse to Brimar Industries

Siegwerk Strengthens its Italian Business Operations by Acquiring La Sorgente Spa

CACTUS Acquires Mind the Graph, a SaaS Platform for Infographic Creation

Snow Peak Capital Makes Majority Investment in Sandy Alexander

Agfa-Gevaert to Acquire Inca Digital Printers, Taking a Significant Step in its Digital Printing Business with Special Focus on Growth in the Packaging Market

Toppan Acquires Thai Packaging Manufacturer

MIDLAND Announces Strategic Acquisition of J.Schmid

Canon Group Bolsters Label & Packaging Growth Strategy With Acquisition of Edale

Contiweb Acquires WS Print to Expand its Integrated Solutions Offering

DCG ONE Acquires The Garrigan Lyman Group (GLG)

Hybrid Software Group PLC Acquires 3D Software Business

Mactac® Expands Operations with Purchase of Southern California Distribution Center

Epson Invests in Smart Retail Solution Provider Cloudpick

International Paper to Explore Strategic Options for Ownership Interest in Ilim Group

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Finalizes the Sale of Its Old Baptist Road Facility to Trico Specialty Films

ALPLA Group Significantly Expands its PET Recycling Capacity in Germany

Flint Group Completes Sale of its XSYS Division to Lone Star Affiliate

Epson Invests in Piece-Picking Solutions Developer RightHand Robotics

AWT Labels & Packaging Extends Labeling Portfolio with Labeltronix Acquisition

Antares Vision Group Acquires ACSIS, A Supply Chain Visibility Company Active in the Chemical, Food, and Manufacturing Sectors

Crawford Technologies Acquires Agilitech Solutions and Renames the Business CrawfordTech Government Solutions

Mactac® Completes Acquisition of Spinnaker Coating, LLC

Kornit Digital to Acquire Tesoma, Enhancing Range of End-to-End Solutions for On-Demand Fashion and Textile Production

Mactac® to Acquire Spinnaker Coating, LLC

Tekni-Plex Acquires Assets of Fibro Corporation, Expanding Sustainable Solutions for Fresh Food Applications

Apollo Mailing Group and 1st Class Mailing form Strategic Alliance with Merger

AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. Acquires MacArthur Corporation

Printing Specialist Joins Ironmark

Taylor Corporation Acquires Reindl Bindery Co., Inc. to Expand Corporate Graphics Commercial’s Capacity and Capabilities

Sun Chemical Acquires SAPICI to Expand Customer Offerings in Polymers and Lamination Adhesives Market

Sihl Group Acquires Dietzgen Corporation to Become a Leading High-End Coated Print Media Supplier in the US

Sole Source Portfolio Company I.D. Images Acquires Digital Printing Concepts, Multi-Action, and Valley Forge Tape & Label

Nano Dimension Acquires Global Inkjet Systems; Implements Its Vision for Specialized 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

eProductivity Software Becomes an Independent Company After Being Acquired by Symphony Technology Group (STG) From Electronics for Imaging (EFI)

Oliver Completes Fourth Packaging Acquisition

EFI Prioritizing Technology Investments in Inkjet Technologies; Sells Productivity Software Business

BR Printers Acquires Epic Labeling Solutions

CJK Group Acquires Tweddle Group

LBS Acquires FIM Headbands

Ranpak Expands Total Solution for Cold Chain Packaging with Acquisition of Recycold Cool Solutions BV, Makers of Cool Packs

Bitly Acquires QR Code Platform Egoditor

Moore Announces the Acquisition of Tri-State Envelope Corporation

Minuteman Press Highlights Year of Helping Independent Print Center Owners Sell Their Businesses

RRD Board Unanimously Determines that Chatham’s Unsolicited Proposal to Acquire RRD for $10.25 Per Share in Cash Constitutes a “Superior Proposal”

BOBST Consolidates Leadership in Gravure with Cerutti Acquisition

Domtar, Paper Excellence Merger Receives Canadian Competition Bureau Approval

Sydney Stone Acquires Philips Graphics Services Ltd.

BOBST Completes Acquisition of Cerutti

Pitney Bowes Expands Shipping Portfolio with Acquisition of CrescoData

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