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Fort Dearborn Company acquires Core Label

Fort Dearborn Company has acquired Core Label a label supplier to the beverage market. Moving forward, Core Label will become Core Label, a Fort Dearborn Company.

“The Core Label acquisition continues Fort Dearborn’s strategy to expand its product and service offerings to meet customers’ desires for a complete and innovative set of label options. We are excited to add the talented Core Label associates to the Fort Dearborn team,” says Chris Lane, Managing Director of KRG.

Fort Dearborn supplies a complete range of label solutions including cut & stack, pressure sensitive, roll-fed and full body shrink sleeve labels across multiple printing technologies including digital, lithographic, flexographic, and rotogravure. The company will now have two additional facilities, Tyrone, PA and Palm City, FL, for a total of fourteen production locations across North America. The company’s solutions offering will be expanded to include additional roll-fed label capacity and adds wide web flexo printing capabilities.

KRG Capital Partners Fund IV (KRG) made an investment in Fort Dearborn Company in August of 2010. The acquisition of Core Label represents the 223rd investment for KRG since inception.

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