Action Packaging Systems, Inc., with locations in Ellington, CT, and High Point, NC, provides pressure-sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to customers across the country. It will operate under the Fortis Solutions Group name.
Fortis president/CEO John O. Wynne, Jr. says, “We are thrilled to acquire a company of the caliber of Action Packaging Systems. Doug and his team have done an outstanding job delivering industry leading customer service using their ‘Five Days and Out’ mantra. We look forward to continuing this philosophy utilizing the Company’s world class flexographic and digital assets. In addition, we are excited to add the Gold Seal™ label applicator product line to our differentiated offerings. We welcome the Action employees to the Fortis organization.
Action Packaging Systems CEO Douglas E. Rice adds, “We are elated to join the Fortis Solutions Group team. This partnership with Fortis will enable us to offer our customers new capabilities for product decoration. Fortis believes in and supports our ‘incredible sense of urgency’ for quick delivery which we have provided to our fine customers for 38 years. The size and depth of Fortis Solutions Group will benefit our customers and our employees in many ways going forward.”
Employing 340 employees across seven sites, the company intends to continue its pursuit of attractive acquisitions to further the breadth of product offerings and locations which can serve its customer base.