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Americk Packaging announces latest acquisition

By Canadian Packaging staff   

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UK company takes Adare Advantage under its wings.

Americk Packaging has completed the acquisition of UK-based Adare Advantage, adding a variety of new products and impressive artwork services to its growing portfolio.

The addition of this site will see the group hit €140-million (~ CDN $200-million) in sales revenue by year end and inherit some innovative products such as; the Electronic Article Surveillance solution along with the independent artwork and content management system “Starfish”, a service already used by a variety of clients including global brands.

Adare Advantage now branded Americk Advantage is located in Haverhill, Suffolk, UK and employs 110 production, sales and office staff. As an established labels and flexible printer in recent years under the leadership of managing director David Mills, Advantage has diversified into artwork services, security labeling and recycled packaging including containers and lidding films.

The acquisition will complement the existing flexible packaging, labels and carton businesses under the Americk banner, increasing the range of products available to a European customer base.


Americk Packaging chief executive Patrick Doran says: “The acquisition of Adare Advantage will add a new dimension to Americk Packaging. 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 a wide range of packaging solutions. The addition of the Starfish service will add real value to our existing customer base as we roll it out across the group.”

Americk Packaging consists of Americk ASP Flexibles, Americk Marchmont, Americk Primopost, Americk Webtech and Americk Systems Labelling – all  contributing specialist expertise in carton, produce packaging, flexibles, reel-fed labels and self-adhesive label manufacturing.

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