Premier Tech acquires vonGAL
July 5, 2012
by World Grain Staff
RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, QUEBEC, CANADA — Premier Tech announced on July 4 the acquisition of the vonGAL Corp. This company, located in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., manufactures and markets rigid packaging palletizing solutions to diversified industries.
With this acquisition, Premier Tech's Industrial Equipment Group (IEG) integrates the expertise of some 80 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 Corp. is backed by a long and respected material handling legacy offering decades of systems solutions, software quality, unmatched experience, exceptional technology and financial strength.
"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 Bélanger, president and chief operating officer of Premier Tech.