Avery Dennison’s Dec Tech div., the pioneer of heat transfer label technology, is a $20 million supplier of heat transfer labels in North and South America to the health and beauty aids, beverage, and food industries.
With approximately 40% of its sales outside the United States, Dec Tech expands Multi-Color’s sales base in Latin and South America, while adding narrow-web gravure printing capability to Multi-Color’s wide-web gravure, flexographic, and lithographic printing platforms.
Multi-Color also takes ownership of all North and South American patents and trademarks related to the Dec Tech business, including Clear ADvantage “no-label-look” heat transfer labels. Dec Tech has received numerous industry awards for innovation and graphic excellence. This is Multi-Color’s third acquisition since October, 2001.