Jet Label & Packaging acquires United Label
August 21, 2017
By PrintAction Staff
Aug. 21, 2017 – Jet Label & Packaging of Edmonton, Alta., described as Western Canada’s largest producer of labels and printed tape, has acquired United Label Company of Coquitlam, B.C.
Jet Label explains the additional space and production capacity will allow it to double in size over the next two years, during which time additional infrastructure investments will be made to the newly acquired facility.
United Label’s facility currently operates four conventional flexographic presses ranging in width from seven to 10 inches and 3- to 8-station colour capabilities, as well as a variety of slitters, rewinders, finishing systems and inspection systems. Jet Label’s Edmonton facility, which operates 24/7 across three shifts, utilizes two HP Indigo Digital presses along with 12 traditional flexographic presses ranging in width from six to 20 inches and 3- to 10-colour station capabilities. Less than a year ago, Jet Label & Packaging began installing two systems from print inspection manufacturer AVT at its manufacturing facility in Edmonton, Alberta.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in its 54,000-square-foot Edmonton facility, Jet Label manufactures labels and printed tape for industries food & beverage and grocery stores, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, forestry, and industrial applications.