Chicago-based hybrid packaging supplier Berlin Packaging acquired Andler Packaging Group.
WHO: Founded in 1893 by Israel Andler in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Andler Packaging was originally a recycler of glass bottles for the local community. With multiple locations across Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland, and Florida, and 130 years of operating experience, the company has grown to become one of the largest packaging suppliers in the US. Andler Packaging serves a variety of markets with expertise in the rapidly growing pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. The company also offers its customers value-added services, including proprietary custom tools, printing and labeling capabilities, and repacking and sterilization services.
Berlin Packaging is the world's largest hybrid packaging supplier of glass, plastic, and metal containers and closures. The company supplies billions of items annually along with package design, financing, consulting, warehousing, and logistics services for customers across all industries. Berlin Packaging brings together the best of manufacturing, distribution, and income-adding service providers. Its mission is to increase the net income of its customers through packaging products and services.
WHY: The transaction will bolster Berlin's mission to continue expansion across North America.
IN THEIR OWN WORDS: "We are excited to welcome Andler Packaging to Berlin Packaging," said Rick Brandt, CEO of Berlin Packaging Americas. "Like Berlin, Andler Packaging's mission is to provide outstanding customer service and support while fostering an environment with its employees that encourages and rewards creativity, initiative, and effort."
"We have a longstanding relationship with Berlin Packaging, not only as a competitor but also as a customer and supplier," said Sam Andler, Managing Director of Andler Packaging Group. "Berlin Packaging's values and dedication to customer will make this an excellent partnership. I look forward to continued growth for our company and our employees."
"We are extremely proud this family business chose to become our partners and are confident we will achieve great things together for our customers, suppliers and employees," said Bill Hayes, global CEO and President of Berlin Packaging.
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