Clayton Dubilier & Rice Leads Merger of Fort Dearborn and Multi-Color Corporation to Create Scaled Global Label Manufacturer
Clayton Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) announced a definitive agreement under which CD&R funds will acquire and combine Fort Dearborn and Multi-Color Corporation (“MCC”), to create the world’s largest label solutions company serving customers worldwide. The CD&R funds are acquiring Fort Dearborn and MCC from global private equity investors Advent International and Platinum Equity, respectively. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
With a significant increase in its business due to market leading quality and customer service, Fort Dearborn, a custom label and packaging company with twenty locations nationwide, reached nearly 82 million impressions on its Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-8+L in 2020. This high level of productivity was especially critical to Fort Dearborn’s success as demand at grocery stores due to COVID-19 surged.
The combined organization takes advantage of Hammer’s state-of-the-art technology to enhance Fort Dearborn’s leadership position in the decorative label and packaging marketplace by further expanding the company’s geographic footprint, capacity and capabilities.
Fort Dearborn Company Participates in Launch of UPM Raflatac RafCycle® Label Liner Recycling Solution in North America.
(UPM Raflatac, Mills River, NC, USA, December 5, 2018 at 17:00 EET) - UPM Raflatac, the global leader in sustainable pressure sensitive labeling solutions, is pleased to announce its RafCycle® recycling solution has expanded to the United States and Canada. Now,...
Fort Dearborn Company today announced that it has completed its acquisition of NCL Graphic Specialties, Inc. The combination enhances Fort Dearborn’s leadership position in the decorative label and packaging marketplace by broadening the company’s geographic...