Aarque Group Limited News & Press Releases

Avery Dennison acquire Mactac Europe

28 April 2016 - Auckland, New Zealand - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Avery Dennison, a leader in global self-adhesive materials, has reached an agreement to acquire Mactac Europe. Specifically, this includes the manufacturing facility in Soignies, Belgium and a number of sales offices and warehouses throughout Europe, as well as in China and Singapore.

It also includes the export business to South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. The transaction excludes Mactac’s business in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and exports from North America.

Mactac Europe released a statement from Stefano Pogliani, Vice President, Sales and Thierry van Doosselaere, Vice President, Marketing & Product Development "The Mactac brand and its unique position in the marketplace will remain intact. Specifically, you will continue to receive the same great products and services you’ve come to expect under the Mactac brand. You will also benefit from increased access to industry knowledge, technologies and R&D capabilities.

"As of today it’s business as usual. We are focused on ensuring that you do not experience any disruption in your service due to this process. We will continue to keep you informed as we work through the required and advisable regulatory approvals. In the meantime, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to your usual Mactac contact."

Denise Nathan, Regional Sales and Marketing Manager Mactac Oceania, reiterated this position, saying that New Zealand customers would not see any interruption in the supply, product attributes or branding position of product currently being supplied into the local market. This view is further supported by Jason Bult, Aarque Group's Chief Executive Officer, who does not foresee an impact to the Aarque customer base using Mactac product.

About Aarque
Aarque is an independent supplier of large and small format copying and printing technology, consumables and service. Aarque has nationwide sales and technical expertise, partnering with customers in a diverse range of industries, including: Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Signage and Screen Print, Pre Press and Proofing, Print Bureaus and Copy Shops, Exhibition and Retail Display, Graphic Design and Advertising, Fine Art and Photography, Dye Sublimation and Textile.

About Mactac
With over 52 years of experience in the manufacture of pressure sensitive films, MACtac has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Specialising in "making things stick" with products being used extensively in a diverse range of industries. From commercial and label printing, screen printing, wide format imaging and computer cut signage to automotive and medical device assembly, packing and demanding technical and industrial applications, Mactac have a solution for almost every application. MACtac in Oceania represents a local support office for MACtac Europe and signifies MACtac’s commitment to the Australian and New Zealand market.

For more information contact:
Sarah Jossevel, Marketing Supervisor, Aarque Group Limited
sarah.jossevel@aarque.co.nz | DDI 09 837 9615