Sihl Group has acquired Dietzgen Corporation of Tampa, Florida, strengthening its position as a supplier of high-end coated media in North America.

Dietzgen is a provider of converting and distribution services for digital print media, including papers, films, and textiles to the US market. The company has an extensive network of dealers selling their well-known media brands which include Dietzgen – Reprographic, Magic – Sign and Display, Museo – Fine Art, and Validation – Premium Proofing.

The acquisition of Dietzgen is an important milestone in the strategic development of Sihl Group, especially in North America, as group CEO Peter K. Wahsner explained.

‘We are excited about this transaction as it fuels our vision to become the leading high-end coated print media supplier in the US. The combination of Dietzgen´s superior converting, logistics and distribution capabilities with the innovative product offering and service level of Sihl will create an exceptional offering for our customers in terms of quality and service

‘The new platform will not only allow us to drive growth in our established markets but also creates an opportunity to grow our flexible packaging business across the US, leveraging the strategically positioned locations of Dietzgen.’

Darren Letang, Dietzgen CEO, added, ‘Our combined strengths create a unique opportunity for both organizations and the customers. My management team along with myself are very excited. We are looking forward to the transition and the future with Sihl Group.’