Guilford, Conn. — Pressure-sensitive and shrink-sleeve label supplier Brook and Whittle Holding Corp. is expanding to the West Coast through the acquisition of Digital Label Solutions LLC.
DLS, based in Yorba Linda, Calif., specializes in short-run digital printing of pressure-sensitive and shrink-sleeve labels. Terms were not disclosed.
Guilford-based Brook & Whittle is majority owned by private equity firm Snow Phipps Group LLC. DLS is the seventh acquisition for Brook & Whittle since Snow Phipps first invested in the company in October 2017.
DLS was founded by Sandy Petersen, Joel Marks and Susie Dobyns in 2006. The company recently received its sixth Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence from the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute. Current DLS employees will continue with Brook & Whittle.
"DLS is a unique and exciting asset that we are very pleased to acquire. The DLS team has built an impressive business over the past 15 years, exemplified by high quality printing and exceptional service, and we look forward to welcoming them to the Brook & Whittle team," Mark Pollard, CEO of Brook & Whittle, said in a news release.
Petersen added: "Brook & Whittle's facilities throughout North America coupled with its West Coast focus will allow us to expand our offerings and to serve our clients in an even greater capacity."
Brook & Whittle offers flexographic, rotogravure and digital printing. It has eight production facilities, located in North Branford, Conn.; Guilford; Amherst, N.Y.; Croydon, Pa.; St. Louis; Nashville, Tenn.; Orange, Calif., and Hamilton, Ohio.