Canadian Packaging

Label converting company acquired by WS Packaging Group

WS Packaging Group calls acquisition of Consolidated Products a win-win deal.


June 13, 2012
by Canadian Packaging Staff

WS Packaging Group, Inc. has announced it has acquired Consolidated Products Inc., a label converting company located in Knoxville, TN.

Details of the deal have not been released.

Consolidated Products, produces compliance labels for industrial products; manufactures flexo, digital and domed labels; markets thermal transfer printers and ribbons, as well as automation equipment; specializes in providing turnkey RFID and warehouse management solutions; and provides both offset and digitally produced “Directions For Use” manuals and instruction sheets. The company is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels and tags.

WS Packaging is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in N.A., operating 18 manufacturing facilities producing high-quality packaging products. The company is majority-owned by J.W. Childs Associates, L.P., a private equity firm based in Boston, Mass., investing in middle-market growth companies, having since 1995 invested in over 40 companies in deals totaling over $12 billion.