Intertape Polymer Group Inc. announced it has acquired substantially all of the operating assets of Maiweave LLC for total cash consideration of approximately $21 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments. All amounts are in US dollars. Maiweave is a private company based in Springfield, Ohio and an integrated US manufacturer of engineered coated polyolefin fabrics that employs approximately 75 team-members at two manufacturing facilities strategically located to service key US markets. Its products are used in applications such as grain and salt pile covers, pit and pond liners, shelter fabrics, outdoor media, and lumber mill packaging. This acquisition strengthens IPG's existing product bundle, provides additional scale to support growing demand in woven products, and adds capacity that is in close proximity to growing markets. Click read more below for additional detail.
Berry Global Group, Inc. (“Berry”) (NYSE: BERY), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Laddawn, Inc., (“Laddawn”). Laddawn is a manufacturer of blown polyethylene bags and films with a unique-to-industry e-Commerce sales platform at www.Laddawn.com. Laddawn has a proven track record in delivering strong organic growth generating over $145 million of net sales for the twelve months ended July 31, 2018. Laddawn has 380 employees with five manufacturing sites spread across the United States.
“We are extremely excited with what Laddawn’s proven web and mobile sales platforms will bring to our Engineered Materials portfolio, as well as, the possibility to expand these platforms to include other Berry products,” said Tom Salmon, Chairman and CEO of Berry. “We believe Laddawn’s highly-technical online capabilities will support immediate growth, via this e-Commerce platform, to assist in quicker customer response times and small order fulfillments for the faster growing small and medium sized customer base. The combined Laddawn and Berry custom film product portfolio will provide a vast range of product offerings to thousands of valued customers further strengthening our core films business.”