Zeus acquires JJ O’Toole

Zeus has completed the acquisition of the Irish packaging distributor, JJ O’Toole.

Founded in 1914, JJ O’Toole employs 25 people, with customers including Dunnes Stores, Brown Thomas and Newbridge Silverware. This is the latest in a recent series of strategic acquisitions by Zeus in 2022, expanding the company’s reach and capabilities in the retail, e-commerce, industrial and food and beverage sectors.

Brian O’Sullivan, owner, Zeus, said, “This is an exciting day for the Irish packaging sector. As one of Ireland’s longest established packaging companies, JJ O’Toole has an impressive reputation in the Irish retail and e-commerce markets. As two strong Irish companies joining together, we are now in a stronger position than ever, allowing us to continue to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions for our combined customer base.”

Vicki O’Toole, Managing Director, JJ O’Toole, said: “JJ O’Toole has an incredible history of survival and success with a kaleidoscope of wonderful stories. The company has been the centre of packaging excellence in Ireland for over a century with an outstanding reputation, endorsed by an exceptional loyal clientele, many who have remained with the company for over 40 years. I am extremely proud and honoured to have steered the company successfully into its 108th year. My colleagues and I are very much looking forward to working closely alongside Brian O’Sullivan and his team.”

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