Premier Tech makes a U.S. acquisition
RIVIÃˆRE-DU-LOUP, QC, July 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Premier Tech is pleased
to announce the acquisition of the vonGAL Corporation. This company,
located in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., manufactures and markets reliable
and high performance rigid packaging palletizing solutions to
With this acquisition, Premier Tech’s Industrial Equipment Group (IEG)
integrates the renowned expertise of some 80 skilled team members to
its existing team of 500 people. This transaction also strengthens
IEG’s position as a North American leader in the field of rigid
packaging. This second manufacturing facility in the U.S. adds to the
existing four plants IEG has in North America.
Founded in 1957, the vonGAL Corporation is backed by a long and
respected material handling legacy offering decades of systems
solutions, software quality, unmatched experience, exceptional
technology and financial strength. As vonGAL’s culture and business
philosophy is a perfect match with Premier Tech’s own Culture and
approach to the market, it will clearly expand IEG’s commercial offer.
“This acquisition is in line with Premier Tech’s five-year strategic
planning which aims at intensifying its market penetration in its
various segments and territories, while increasing its capabilities in
terms of project scope and support to its customer base,” said Jean
BÃ©langer, President and Chief Operating Officer of Premier Tech.
For close to 90 years, Premier Tech has been building its know-how and
reputation on the expertise and synergy of its three groups -
Horticulture and Agriculture, Industrial Equipment and Environmental
Technologies. They have one mission: to become technological and
commercial leaders in their respective industries. Driven by a
multidisciplinary team of over 2 300 people located in the Americas,
Europe and Asia, Premier Tech focuses on the development of its team
members, on Innovation, and on the introduction of value-added products
and services to support its long-term growth.
SOURCE Premier Tech