Matthews, NC—Exopack Advanced Coatings, a manufacturer of coated papers, films and specialty substrates, and a member of Exopack Holdings SA, acquired InteliCoat Technologies of South Hadley, Massachusetts, a leader in the development and fulfillment of high-performance digital imaging substrates.
The purchase was part of a strategy to enable further product development and increase the competitiveness of Exopack Advanced Coatings as a global manufacturer. “With 50 years of designing and engineering coatings and coating processes, Exopack Advanced Coatings is uniquely qualified to grow the inkjet media business further,” said David Neal, president of Exopack Advanced Coatings. “InteliCoat’s intellectual property, marketing and branding competencies, combined with Exopack’s precision coating expertise and multitude of coating assets, will definitely give us the opportunity to expand our role in the digital imaging market.”
Exopack intends to keep all of InteliCoat’s Magic, Magiclée, Museo and JetSet brand offerings, consisting of the same base papers and coating processes. The InteliCoat brands will continue to be sold through the current distribution channel of Magic brand dealers. Additionally, InteliCoat’s sales, marketing and customer service team will remain in Massachusetts.
“We see InteliCoat’s sale to Exopack Advanced Coatings as the next logical step to ensuring the continued growth of our award-winning Magic, Magiclée, Museo and JetSet brands,” added Ed McCarron, director of sales and marketing at InteliCoat Technologies. exopackadvancedcoatings.com