RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, QC, July 4, 2012 /PR Newswire/ -- 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 diversified industries.
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 Bélanger, 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