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Avery Dennison Agrees to Acquire Hanita Coatings for USD 75 Mn

Published on 2016-12-15. Author : SpecialChem

GLENDALE, CA -- Avery Dennison Corporation has announced that it has agreed to acquire Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates from Kibbutz Hanita Coatings and Tene Investment Funds for the purchase price of USD 75 million, subject to customary adjustments.

Headquartered in Israel with sales and distribution facilities in the United States, Germany, China and Australia, Hanita Coatings develops and manufactures coated, laminated, and metallized polyester films for a range of industrial and commercial applications, all of which require high performance and superior quality.

Top-coated Polyester Films for Durable Labels

Avery Dannison Acquisition

Hanita Coatings’ window films are used in architecture and automotive aftermarkets; its top-coated polyester films are used in the manufacture of durable labels; and its ultra-high barrier films form part of insulation systems used in refrigeration, buildings and cold chain packaging.

We see clear opportunities to leverage our strong global organization and established brand to help accelerate Hanita Coatings’ product commercialization around the world,” said Mitch Butier, Avery Dennison president and CEO.

Expanding Avery Dennison’s Product Portfolio


In addition to expanding our product portfolio and providing new growth opportunities, Hanita Coatings’ culture of innovation and long-standing commitment to R&D are a strong fit with our own company’s 80-year history of innovation in materials science.”

With 2015 sales of roughly $50 million, Hanita Coatings currently employs more than 220 employees, most of whom are located at the company’s headquarters in Israel’s Western Galilee. The 33-year-old company generates sales in more than 40 countries.

We are excited to be joining forces with such a global industry leader and see it as a great opportunity for Hanita Coatings to realize its full potential,” added Oved Shapira, CEO, Hanita Coatings. “I am convinced that Avery Dennison’s resources, distribution channels, and brand will benefit our customers across all our markets, enabling continued innovation through future investment and improved manufacturing efficiency.

Avery Dennison expects that completion of the transaction will take up to a few months, subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.

About Hanita Coatings

Hanita Coatings specializes in the development and conversion of coated, laminated and metallized films for a range of industrial and commercial applications.

Hanita Coatings RCA Ltd. (Kotlav) is a private company owned by Kibbutz Hanita and Tene Investments. Our corporate headquarters are located on Kibbutz Hanita, in Israel’s Western Galilee.

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison is one of the global leaders in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6 billion in 2015.

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