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PremierTech expands in US with vonGAL takeover

PremierTech, a Quebec pakaging technology firm, has acquired vonGAL and would absorb 80 of its employees with the existing 500 people at the PremierTech facility.

According to the company, the facility is the second one inside the US, and adds to the existing plants of PremierTech’s IEG (Industrial Equipment Group) in North America.

PremierTech president and chief operating officer Jean Belanger said the acquisition is in synchronization with the firm’s five-year strategic plan aimed at expanding into various territories and segments, and strengthens IEG’s position as a North American leader in rigid packaging segment.

vonGAL manufactures and markets palletizing solutions for a number of industries.

PremierTech has a workforce of 2,700 people in the Americas, Europe and Asia.