The acquisition will allow DWK to broaden its range of customizable packaging solutions for the Life Science industry segment, enabling it to support customers at every critical step of their development process
DWK Life Sciences (“DWK”), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of laboratory glassware, plasticware, and primary packaging solutions, has completed the acquisition of Assem-Pak | Aluseal (“Assem-Pak”), a U.S. company based in Vineland, New Jersey. Assem-Pak, which was founded 23 years ago and currently employs 110 people at their New Jersey facility, specializes in the production of premium rubber stoppers and aluminum seals as well as premium services such as washing, cleaning, assembling, and kitting of primary packaging for the Life Science market.
The acquisition will allow DWK to broaden its range of customizable packaging solutions for the Life Science industry segment, enabling it to support customers at every critical step of their development process. Assem-Pak also strengthens DWK’s value proposition of providing bundled solutions, allowing organizations to consolidate and simplify their complex supply chains.
DWK’s recent investments in its plants in Rockwood (U.S.) and Holzminden (Germany) have increased its manufacturing capability for glass vials across the U.S. and Europe. With the addition of Assem-Pak, DWK continues its expansion plan to further strengthen its presence in the Life Science packaging solutions market.
“I’m excited that Assem-Pak has joined the DWK family to enhance our vision of being a leading packaging solutions provider. Assem-Pak’s combination of manufacturing expertise and service offerings is a great addition to our already extensive global production and service footprint. This acquisition will allow DWK to capitalize on increasing demand for custom solutions to meet the complex needs of the Life Science industry,” said Armin Reiche, CEO of DWK Life Sciences.
Jeff Schempp, CEO of DWK Life Sciences LLC (North America) added: “The combination of Assem-Pak’s manufacturing capabilities in rubber stoppers and aluminum seals combined with DWK’s global market access makes this a perfect fit for both companies. We’re happy to have a great team join the DWK Group to help us achieve our objectives for years to come.”
Source: Company Press Release