The acquisition provides Rohrer with additional thermoforming capacity, expanded product range, and the largest combination run program for printed and thermoformed visual packaging products in the world, all under Rohrer's ezCombo™ program.
"We're very proud and excited to team with the great people of Transparent Container in providing customers the most innovative, eye-catching and cost-effective consumer packaging in the industry," said Steve Wirrig, President and CEO, Rohrer Corporation. "This demonstrates our clear commitment to customers in providing a one-stop shop, making it even easier to do business with Rohrer. We're uniquely positioned to offer the largest array of packaging solutions that clearly target the building of customer brands and bottom lines."
Transparent Container Chairman Dan Greiwe and President Scott Greiwe will be staying with the company as advisory board members. Dan said, "This is a great opportunity for the people of Transparent Container to align with an industry leader and strengthen our mutual organizations toward becoming the preferred packaging partner to growth brands."
Headquartered in Addison, IL, Transparent Container, with more than 400 employees across six locations, is a designer and manufacturer of retail packaging solutions, including blister and club packaging, clamshells, and printed plastic and paperboard folding cartons.
The combined Rohrer and Transparent Container organization will be made up of more than 1,000 employees, with 11 strategically located manufacturing facilities across North America, delivering value to the largest consumer packaging market in the world.