Flint Group acquires American Inks and Coatings
By Canadian Packaging staffGeneral AIC American Inks and Coatings Flint Group inks and coatings company acquisition
Acquisition part of Flint Group’s global growth strategy in key packaging segments.
PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group has acquired American Inks and Coatings (AIC) based in Pine Bluff, Arkansas—as part of its long-range strategy to grow in key packaging segments around the world.
“We are very excited by the potential of this partnership,” says flint Group chief executive officer Antoine Fady. “The investment in AIC leaves Flint Group very well positioned to support the dynamic growth witnessed in the global packaging market and aligns us even closer to customers situated in the important North American packaging and converting market.”
American Inks and Coatings president Michael Mosley says: “AIC is extremely happy to join together with Flint Group – we have built an organization with relentless customer focus; the expansive infrastructure that Flint Group provides will strengthen that focus through extended people and innovation resources. Any transition will remain seamless with our focus firmly placed on providing improved products and services to our customers.”
Flint Group Packaging & Narrow Web Division president Doug Aldred says “We are delighted to welcome the customers and staff of AIC to Flint Group. “In combining the strengths of AIC and Flint Group, we are able to provide the North American packaging market with greater product expertise and also deliver improved value and service platforms to our customers.”
Aldred continues, “The increased knowledge and expertise obtained as a result of this acquisition will only further enhance Flint Group’s global potential as we continue to support our packaging and converting customers in reaching their goals.”
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