Berlin announced a definitive agreement to acquire All-Pak, Inc. on February 8, 2010.
"We are excited to complete our transaction with All-Pak," said Andrew
T. Berlin, Chairman and CEO of Berlin Packaging. "The combined company
has an even stronger product and service offering, delivered by an
outstanding team. We are focused on a smooth integration, which will
allow us, even more than before, to thrill our customers with faster
growth, improved system costs and greater productivity."
The acquisition brings together two suppliers of rigid packaging
products and services. The combined company has more than 40 sales and
warehouse locations across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Customers will
now have access to a broader network of expertise, with knowledge in
personal care, pharmaceutical, lab supplies, food and beverage,
chemical and industrial, dangerous goods packaging and other vital
sectors. Furthermore, customers can take advantage of an expanded
array of services, including custom packaging design, international
sourcing, capital lending, supply chain optimization, inventory
management and assembly.
Berlin Packaging is headquartered in Chicago, and the All-Pak division
will maintain a significant operational presence at all of its