Va. Beach packaging manufacturer acquires Utah company
Fortis Solutions Group LLC buys Kala Packaging
Virginia Beach-based packaging manufacturer Fortis Solutions Group LLC announced Thursday it has acquired Orem, Utah-based Kala Packaging.
Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“With its fleet of digital presses and top-tier flexographic printing technology, Maui Chai and the Kala team have established a national presence in the quick-turn labels and flexible packaging markets,” Fortis President and CEO John O. Wynne Jr. said in a statement. “We are fortunate to join forces with such an outstanding team and are excited to further the value-added offerings we provide.”
Fortis, a Main Post Partners portfolio company, employs 850 people at 14 sites across Virginia, Connecticut, North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and California.
Kala prints pressure-sensitive labels and flexible packaging.
“While technology has always been an important characteristic of our ethos, supporting our customers as a vital extension of their operation is a foundational principle at Kala,” Kala President and CEO Maui Chai said in a statement. “Fortis understands the importance of these relationships and will persist in the continual removal of industry barriers that our customers have enjoyed with Kala over the past 18 years.”