September 12, 2016
For Immediate Release
Edelmann GmbH Acquires Bert-Co Industries, Inc.
Ontario, CA — Edelmann GmbH is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bert-Co Industries, Inc., an award winning paperboard packaging manufacturer based in Ontario, California and Pulaski, Tennessee.
With the addition of Bert-Co to the Edelmann family, Edelmann can now service consumer products clientele with seamless United States delivery – which fits-in with Edelmann’s offering to the marketplace. “We only want one thing: packaging for your market success worldwide.”
Bert-Co’s creative and award winning packaging will enhance Edelmann’s value added service offering and go-to market strategy, and bring immediate value to existing Edelmann customers.
Dierk Schröder, Managing Director of Edelmann, is excited about adding Bert-Co’s capabilities and substantial capacity to service the customers of Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical consumer products in the United States. Many of these companies are existing customers of both Edelmann and Bert-Co.
Charles Stay, Chairman of Bert-Co, is pleased to turn over the business to such a fine, family owned, international company as Edelmann GmBH. “The world is smaller and products that are developed in the USA by Bert-Co’s customers are distributed worldwide. These customers can now receive the same level of service and quality around the world with seamless delivery. “
The transaction closed on September 1, 2016.
About Bert-Co: Bert-Co is an eighty-six year old company with production facilities in Ontario, California and Pulaski, Tennessee and sales offices across the United States. With award winning design and production expertise; servicing global beauty brands, premium confection companies, and major film studios –among others.
About Edelmann GmbH: Edelmann, founded 1913, is a leading provider of high quality and innovative board packaging, leaflets and system solutions. Edelmann is a German leading packaging manufacturer and system suppliers with locations in Europe, Asia and America. The company’s core competencies are in the development and production of packaging solutions for Health Care, Beauty Care and Consumer Brands. Customers from other selected market segments also benefit from Edelmann’s strength in printing, finishing, labeling, and quality management. Edelmann applies innovative solutions to introduce process optimization that extends across the entire supply chain and enhances value added potential.