IMS (Identification Multi Solutions) Acquires Bertek Systems of Vermont
MONTREAL, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of packaging identification solutions in Eastern Canada, today announced that it has acquired Bertek Systems Inc. a specialty labels and printing company with significant digital expertise, based in Vermont, USA.
This means both IMS and Bertek Systems customers will be able to access an even wider variety of top-notch printing and identification services than before. This includes labelling, printing, print and apply, specialty printing, card and tag making, shrink sleeving and certification labelling. These two highly experienced leaders in their fields will also continue to bring world-class service and expertise to all customer projects.
«We are very pleased to strengthen our labeling and identification capabilities with the strategic acquisition of Bertek Systems. Their capabilities are highly complementary to ours and help reinforce our position as a top, one-stop labelling and identification provider serving Eastern Canada, and, going forward, the New England States» said Jean Ethier, President of IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc).
«Bertek’s outstanding customer service was a determining factor in the transaction as it harmonizes perfectly with IMS’s customer-centric approach. This acquisition also sets the stage for accelerated growth in a market that is crucial to our long-term objectives. We are delighted to add this highly skilled team to the growing IMS family» he added.
Says Peter Kvam, Vice-President of Sales at Bertek Systems, «We are thrilled to join this experienced firm with its reputation for excellence. The merging of our know-how and technologies will enable us to expand our offer to current customers, as well as help us seek out prospects in new market segments. The fact that we will move forward as a highly customer-centric unit will be a strong differentiator.»
Butch Whitcomb, Director of operations at Bertek Systems adds «We are very much looking forward to creating synergies with our combined product lines. We feel this is a unique opportunity to create more value for our customers.»
Bertek, located in Fairfax, Vermont, will continue to manufacture and distribute current products and provide exceptional service to all customers. Bertek System Inc. becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), with headquarters in Montreal at our offices at 9000 boul. Henri-Bourassa O. Montréal, Québec, Canada.
SOURCE Identification Multi Solutions (IMS)