FlexCon to Purchase Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc.
“This move will further strengthen FlexCon’s product range and secures our status as a market leader.”
FlexCon, the manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire the business assets of the Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc. of Santa Ana, California, to form a company to be named Arlon Graphics, LLC, a new, wholly owned subsidiary of FlexCon. The purchase, FleCon reports, will strengthen its market leadership position by expanding its product portfolio in advertising and promotional products, as well as extending its sales channel and global market presence.
“FlexCon is attracted to the Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc. for its complementary product lines and its skilled, dedicated workforce,” says Neil McDonough, president and CEO, FlexCon. “The synergies between the two companies are ideal. Both manufacturers are dedicated to delivering quality products and unbeatable customer service. This move will further strengthen FlexCon’s product range and secures our status as a market leader.”
Founded in 1958, the Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc. is a manufacturer of a full line of high-quality pressure-sensitive cast vinyl, flexible substrates, and print media films for digital imaging, signage, vehicle graphic, and screen printing. The new Arlon Graphics, LLC will extend offers of employment to the executives and employees. When the acquisition is complete, FlexCon will have the option to purchase Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech Ltd. of San Antonio, Texas, following necessary due diligence, the company states.
“The agreement to purchase the Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc. is in response to changing market needs and evolving customer demands,” says Michael Kelliher, executive vice president, sales and marketing at FlexCon. “Our customers will benefit from FlexCon’s expanded product offering and our continued commitment to the highest quality of customer service.”