Premier acquires Zulu Packaging

Kent, UK-based lamination film specialists, Zulu Packaging Ltd, has been acquired by Premier Paper Group.

Zulu Packaging provides products for a wide range of lamination and packaging film requirements, including, flexible packaging films for direct food contact, lamination films for carton producers and a stock range of lamination films for commercial printZulu Packaging will now become a specialist division of the Premier group and will be known as Premier Lamination Films.

Michael Beever, Managing Director, commented, “I am delighted to welcome Zulu Packaging to Premier. Lamination films are sold successfully in many countries across the wider JPP group and we have used this experience and expertise to identify opportunities to further expand our product offer to existing and new customers. Many of our existing commercial print customers can now source their lamination film requirements from Premier with an extensive range of films available from stock that can be delivered with their paper order. It will also allow us to provide packaging converters with a greater choice of products that complements our expanding carton and graphical board business.

He concluded, “From a business perspective the acquisition makes good sense. The synergies that can be achieved, particularly in the area of stockholding and distribution, means that we can offer an enhanced service with few incremental costs and this additional range of products provides greater choice and convenience for our customers.

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