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Resource Label Group Broadens Pacific Northwest Presence With Acquisition of Labels West

Posted on December 10th, 2020

FRANKLIN, TN – Resource Label Group, LLC (“Resource Label”) a full-service provider of pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, today announced it has acquired Seattle-based Labels West, broadening its presence in the Pacific Northwest. Resource Label is a portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital, a New York-based private investment firm, and TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG.

Founded in 1978, Labels West has developed a reputation for providing exceptional customer service and creative solutions for the wine, spirits, health and beauty, food and nutraceutical industries. With more than 40 years in the packaging industry, Labels West offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities including flexographic and digital printing, extended content, tamper evident and promotional label solutions.

Mike Apperson, President & CEO of Resource Label Group, acknowledged, “I am honored that the team at Labels West has joined the Resource Label Group family. Labels West is recognized throughout the industry as a preferred supplier of innovative packaging solutions and we look forward to working together to serve our growing customer base across North America.”

John Shanley, President of Labels West stated, “We are extremely excited to join the Resource Label Group team as they share our commitment to deliver the best possible products and services to ensure our customers’ long term success.”

“The talented team at Labels West has been extremely successful in building top-level customer relationships. They represent another important addition to the Resource Label organization, and we look forward to continued growth.” added Emilio Pedroni, Managing Director at First Atlantic Capital.

Ransom Langford, a Partner at TPG Growth stated, “We are excited to expand our presence in the Northwest. Adding partners such as Labels West continues to support our growth strategy in key markets.”

Labels West represents the seventeenth acquisition for Resource Label Group. This will be their second location in Washington state.

Full press release available here.

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