FMN | October 29th, 2018

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October 29, 2018

Vol. 20 No. 22

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Brook & Whittle Buys Prime Package Brook and Whittle Holdings, Corp., Nor th Branford, Connecticut, a provider of pressure sensitive and shrink sleeve prime labels to con- sumer and medical end use markets, has investmented in Prime Package & Label Co., LLC, St. Louis, Missouri, a producer of pressure sensitive, shrink sleeve and heat transfer la- bels into a variety of consumer end markets. Similar to Brook & Whittle, Prime is exclusively focused on growth-oriented categories of the broader prime label market. The combination of Brook &Whit- tle and Prime increases end market, customer and geographic diversifi- cation while maintaining a strong growth focus. Prime expands Brook & Whittle’s manufacturing footprint from the Nor theast to the Midwest and Southeast with facilities in St. Louis and Nashville, Tennessee. Brook & Whittle is majority owned by pri- vate equity firm Snow Phipps Group, LLC. The terms of the trans- action were not disclosed.

NN arrow web converters from around the globe submitted more than 240 entries for this year’s TLMI Annual Awards Competition.Winners were announced at the recent TLMI An- nual Meeting held in Amelia Island, Florida, by Judging Commit- tee Chair, Paul Teachout,VP Sales and Marketing for Nilpeter.

A panel of 12 judges, each representing a different TLMI supplier member, gathered near TLMI’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, over the sum- mer to closely examine all Paul Teachout, Judging Commit- tee Chair, ( far left ) presents James DeFife of Multi-Color Corporation North America the Best of Show Award. Multi-Color Corp. ( above ) was awarded Best In Show at the recent TLMI annual meeting for its Sidewinder Spirits label.

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