The Sihl Group has acquired Florida-based Dietzgen Corporation.
Dietzgen Corporation is a leading provider of converting and distribution services for digital print media including papers, films and textiles to the US market. The privately held corporation has an extensive network of dealers selling their well-known media brands which include Dietzgen® – Reprographic, Magic® – Sign and Display, Museo® – Fine Art, and Validation® – Premium Proofing.
With more than 350 employees, the Sihl Group contributes to the success of customers in a wide range of industries in almost every country in the world. Sihl Group operates internationally with locations in Switzerland, Germany, and the US.
Sihl Inc., headquartered in Fiskeville, R.I., is Sihl´s converting and distribution center serving the North and South American markets with products for market segments such as signage and photo, labels and tags and ARTYSIO flexible packaging.
“We are excited about this transaction as it fuels our vision to become the leading high-end coated print media supplier in the US. The combination of Dietzgen´s superior converting, logistics and distribution capabilities with the innovative product offering and service level of Sihl will create an exceptional offering for our customers in terms of quality and service,” said Peter K. Wahsner, CEO of Sihl Group. “The new platform will not only allow us to drive growth in our established markets but also creates an opportunity to grow our flexible packaging business across the U.S. leveraging the strategically positioned locations of Dietzgen.”
“This is a great fit,” added Darren Letang, CEO of Dietzgen Corporation. “Our combined strengths create a unique opportunity for both organizations and the custo-mers. My management team along with myself are very excited. We are looking forward to the transition and the future with the Sihl Group.”