Menasha Packaging Acquires Strine Printing, Strengthening Capabilities on the East Coast

NEENAH, WI—April 1, 2014—Menasha Packaging announced that it has acquired Strine Printing of York, PA. Both companies are family-owned; terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

According to Mike Waite, president of Menasha Packaging, “The acquisition of Strine Printing strengthens our graphic packaging, merchandising and fulfillment capabilities and supports our operations on the East Coast. Customers continue to value Menasha Packaging’s full-range of packaging materials and services, and with Strine, we will continue to respond to this growing demand.”

Jim Kotek, president and CEO of Menasha Corp., also commented: “The Strine acquisition is an outstanding strategic fit with Menasha Packaging’s focus on providing point-of-sale expertise to targeted customers. The acquisition will allow Menasha Packaging to deliver a broader offering to Strine and existing Menasha Packaging customers, and represents a key step in expanding both our market presence and base of customers.”

Menasha Corp. is the parent of Menasha Packaging; its other business is ORBIS Corp. Strine employs approximately 300 people and is located in York, PA, where it has a manufacturing plant and two warehouses.

About Menasha Packaging

Celebrating 165 years in business, Menasha Packaging, based in Neenah, WI, is a subsidiary of Menasha Corp. and has more than 2,400 employees at locations nationwide. Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers, material handling solutions, pack-out and fulfillment services. With a network of design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard manufacturing plants, and fulfillment facilities located throughout the United States, the company’s mission is to help its customers protect, move and promote their products.

About Menasha Corp.
Menasha Corp. is a leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider specializing in retail merchandising packaging and displays, plastic reusable containers and pallets, protective packaging interiors, and packaging supply chain and fulfillment services. Menasha Corp.’s products and services are used by major food, beverage, consumer products, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial and automotive companies. Established in 1849, Menasha Corp. is one of America’s oldest privately-held, family-owned manufacturing companies. Headquartered in Neenah, WI, the company employs approximately 4,000 employees in over 75 facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.

About Strine Printing

Strine Printing provides prepress, offset printing, digital printing, finishing, and fulfillment services for the production of commercial and marketing materials, point-of-purchase displays, and folding packaging. Its finishing services include diecutting, die shop, display mounting/finishing, commercial bindery, and film laminating services. The company’s fulfillment services comprise kitting, just-in-time inventory and shipping services. It also offers commercial products and folding cartons. Strine Printing was founded in 1947 and is based in York, PA.

Source: Menasha.

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