Bizerba (USA) - Press Release: Bizerba USA Inc. announced the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Bizerba Tekno Label Inc., a manufacturer of innovative labels and coating equipment. The 100% acquisition was completed on October 31, 2022 making Bizerba Tekno Label Inc. a full subsidiary of the Bizerba Group. With the full integration of the existing team into its global network, Bizerba strengthens synergies, accelerates growth possibilities and boosts productivity to increase customer satisfaction.
In August 2016, Bizerba acquired 51 percent of Tekno Label Inc., a Canadian label manufacturer with more than 25 years of expertise in specialized label printing. Located in Boucherville, Quebec, the company has grown since then from 5 to 45 people and concentrates on unique label and hardware solutions that are a perfect complement to the Bizerba solutions portfolio.
“Acquiring 100% of Bizerba Tekno Label Inc. (BTL) is a major step forward for the Bizerba Group in North America, as we can further leverage the innovative label and hardware solutions developed by the talented people within BTL.” says Aaron Garry, CEO of Bizerba North America. “The full acquisition will also give BTL the ability to tap deeper into the Bizerba people, systems, processes and infrastructure to help scale the business to new and exciting heights.”
Following the closing of the transaction, the combined company will be led by Brian Evans, President of Bizerba Label Solutions (BLS). “This move puts an exclamation point on Bizerba’s commitment to the Label and Consumable market in North America. I am excited to collaborate with a dedicated team from BTL, as they exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and values of our organization. The future remains bright for BLS and BTL alike.”
“By making this decision, Bizerba is continuing its global growth strategy in the labels business. Particularly in the strategically very important North American market where we want to supply our customers in industry and retail fast, flexibly and in a customized manner.” says Andreas W. Kraut, Chairman of the Board, CEO and shareholder of Bizerba SE & Co. KG, Balingen.
Bizerba has been in business since 1866 and is a leading provider of weighing, slicing and labeling technology solutions. With more than more 4,000 employees worldwide, the family-owned German company has been a trusted and reliable partner to its customers in industry, retail and logistics.