Fortis Solutions Group has acquired Smithfield Foods, Inc.’s label printing plant, which provides pressure sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to a number of Smithfield Foods facilities as well as third party customers.
“We are excited to acquire Smithfield’s print plant and further our 25 plus year relationship with Smithfield Foods," says John O. Wynne Jr., president and CEO of Fortis. "We see tremendous opportunity to enhance our service offerings to new and existing customers through this acquisition. We look forward to growing the facility and are delighted to welcome its employees to the Fortis organization.”
The plant, based outside of Kansas City, Missouri, will operate under the Fortis Solutions Group name. Employing 265 employees across five sites, the company intends to continue its pursuit of acquisitions.
“We are very enthusiastic to become a part of such a growing and vibrant company in the label manufacturing industry," says DeeAnne Bogar, plant manager."We are very excited to expand our capabilities under the direction and leadership of Fortis Solutions Group.”
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