Fort Dearborn supplies a complete range of label solutions including cut & stack, pressure sensitive, roll-fed and full body shrink sleeve labels across multiple printing technologies including digital, lithographic, flexographic, and rotogravure. The company will now have an additional facility in Dawsonville, GA, for a total of 15 production locations across North America. The company’s solutions offering will be expanded to include additional shrink sleeve capacity and adds stretch sleeve, mid-web gravure printing and cylinder engraving capabilities.
KRG Capital Partners Fund IV (KRG) made an investment in Fort Dearborn Company in August of 2010. The acquisition of SleeveCo represents the fourth add-on investment for Fort Dearborn under KRG’s ownership and the 240th acquisition for KRG since inception in 1996.
About Fort Dearborn Co.
Fort Dearborn is a leading supplier of high-impact decorative labels for the beverage, food, household products, paint and coatings, personal care, private label/retail and spirits markets. Headquartered in Illinois, the company has fourteen operating divisions in North America, employing approximately 1,550 associates.
SleeveCo is a leading supplier of shrink and stretch sleeve labels. The company has one label production plant in Dawsonville, GA and employs approximately 125 associates.