Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Supremex acquires Premier Envelope

December 15, 2015
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Dec. 15, 2015 – Supremex, a LaSalle, Que.-based manufacturer and marketer of stock and custom envelopes and provider of packaging and specialty products, has acquired the assets of Premier Envelope Limited and its affiliated operating entities.

Premier is a Canadian manufacturer of stock and custom envelopes with two principal manufacturing locations in Richmond, B.C., and Edmonton, Alta. It also operates a satellite plant in Mississauga, Ont.

“Premier Envelope is a tier-one envelope supplier with outstanding manufacturing capabilities and strong complimentary customer relationships to Supremex’ existing customer base in Western Canada,” said Stewart Emerson, president and CEO of Supremex. “With immediate synergies, this transaction enhances our go-to-market wherewithal, significantly elevates our manufacturing capabilities in Western Canada, and improves our ability to unlock capacity in Eastern Canada to support our growth strategy in the United States via our Buffalo Envelope and Classic Envelope platforms.”

Premier Envelope employs about 70 people and generates about $12 million in annual revenues from the sale of stock and custom envelopes, both directly and through a network of distributors.

Supremex says it is the only national envelope manufacturer in Canada, with facilities in seven provinces and two centres in the U.S. The company employs close to 650 people.

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