June 5, 2023
AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc.
AWT Labels & Packaging acquires ASL Print FX
MINNEAPOLIS, MN June 5, 2023 – AWT Labels & Packaging Inc. (AWT), an industry leading provider of custom labels, flexible packaging, and precision converting solutions for healthcare, consumer brands, and technology companies, today announced the acquisition of ASL Print FX (ASL).
Operating for over 50 years, ASL provides innovative print solutions to beverage, consumer packaged goods, envelope, and promotional markets across North America. Headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, with U.S. locations in Napa, California, and Winston-Salem, NC, ASL offers a wide suite of printing technologies, differentiated embellishment, and unique prototyping capabilities. The business will continue to operate as ASL Print FX, an AWT Company.
“We are grateful and thrilled with the opportunity to have the ASL Print FX team become a part of AWT Labels & Packaging,” said Bruce Hanson, CEO of AWT. “The cultures at both AWT and ASL emphasize trust, expertise, collaboration, and customer partnership. We are excited for our teams to collaborate to bring more value to our customers and opportunities for all our employees. The geographic fit between our two organizations, along with the strong leadership team in place should quickly allow us to unlock customer value immediately.”
AWT’s acquisition of ASL Print FX complements our key end markets with expanded geographic footprint, printing and embellishment capabilities, and an enhanced portfolio of print solutions. ASL’s award winning reputation and experienced team further build on AWT’s value proposition for existing and new customers.
“We greatly appreciate this opportunity to combine resources with AWT with the goal of building a strong, growth focused enterprise for the future.” said Charlie MacLean, CEO at ASL Print FX. “Our management and employees recognize and embrace the dynamic fit that exists between AWT and ASL. The similarity in values, business philosophy and customer focus that we both share were key to making this happen. We truly believe this to be a win-win outcome for both our companies.”
About AWT Labels & Packaging
AWT is an industry leading and award-winning manufacturer of custom labels, flexible packaging, and precision converting solutions servicing Healthcare, Consumer Brand, and Technology clients worldwide. AWT employs over 550 associates and operates facilities in Minneapolis, MN (Headquarters), South Elgin, IL, Hauppauge, NY, Grand Blanc, MI, Anaheim, CA, Ottawa, Canada and Joint Ventures in Poland and China. AWT is the trusted partner for leading brands; delivering comprehensive, innovative, and sustainable solutions with exceptional quality, expertise, and responsiveness.
More information about AWT can be found at www.awtlabelpack.com.
About ASL Print FX
For over 50 years, ASL Print FX has been a leader in the label and packaging business. Operating three locations in Vaughan, Napa, and Winston-Salem, ASL works with some of the world’s largest brands across CPG, Wine & Spirits, Pharmaceutical, and Automotive markets. ASL utilizes award-winning technical achievement, customer partnership, creative design, and ISO 9001 quality systems to bring their clients brand vision to shelf.
More information about ASL Print FX can be found at www.aslprintfx.com.