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August 7, 2017
Vol. 19 No. 16
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Jet Label Acquires United Label reported by Greg Kishbaugh
Reflex Orders Seven Mark Andy Presses Reflex Labels’ CEO Ian Kendall has invested in seven new Performance Series flexo presses, all due to be in- stalled at the company’s plant in Boston, Lincolnshire, UK, before Sep-
J et Label & Packaging Limited of Edmonton, Alberta, a pro- ducer of labels, has acquired United Label Company of Co- quitlam, British Columbia.The additional space and production capacity will allow Jet Label to double in size over the next two years, during which time additional infrastructure invest- ments will be made to the newly acquired facility, said the company. United Label’s facility currently operates four conventional flexographic presses ranging in width from 7 inches to 10 inches and up to 8-color capabilities. Over the next 18 months, Jet Label will be adding new machinery and, as needed, addi- tional personnel.
tember. The order, secured by Mark Andy’s UK & Ireland Sales Manager Paul Macdonald, matches the largest single order for Performance Series flexo printing machines since the platform was launched in 2009, with Mark Andy UK’s Paul Macdonald celebrates the order of seven new presses with Reflex Labels’ Com- mercial Operations Manager Sharon Preston and Production Op- erations Manager Tanya Greenfield.
“Combining forces with ... United Label Company is a perfect fit for Jet Label strategically, bolstering our retail sector business segment while providing much- needed additional capacity to other branches of our customer portfolio.” — Darrell Friesen, President of Jet Label & Packaging.
Jet Label’s Edmonton facility, which operates 24/7 across three shifts, utilizes two HP Indigo Digital presses along with 12 traditional flexographic presses ranging in width from 6 inches to 20 inches and up to 10-color capabilities. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in its 54,000-square-foot Edmonton facility, Jet Label serves a broad range of industries, including food & beverage and grocery stores, consumer pack- aged goods, pharmaceuticals, forestry and industrial applica- tions. The company produces a range of durable and reliable (Cont’d on Page 4)
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