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Mergers and acquisitions – Flexo label makers twenty years ago and today

Mergers and acquisitions in the label sector - which flexo label press suppliers are still in business? (Source: Fotolia, Tsung-Lin Wu)

The label production sector, traditionally very fragmented, is consolidating fast. How will the mergers acquisitions and changing technologies affect the international label industry? Substrate producers, label converters and equipment manufacturers all have different opportunities and threats when it comes to mergers and acquisitions (M&A). NarrowWebTech gives you an overview about a range of flexo label makers active in 1997 and the current situation today – in 2017. (UPDATE)

Flexo label press makers in 1997 and twenty years later (Source: John Penhallow)

Update/ Correction: one of our readers has written us the following: “The company Propheteer went out of business around July 2016, the spare parts / intellectual property rights ownership is now held by an ex-employee who supports the American market from a service perspective.”


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Rosina Obermayer

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