Elanders UK - MD Chris Hewitt
Jamie Hardesty

Elanders expands print offering with Spreckley acquisition

North Tyneside print and packaging firm Elanders UK has acquired Nottingham-based Spreckley Limited for an undisclosed sum

A commercial print business, Spreckley boasts one of largest automatic stringing facilities of tickets, neck tags, and bottle collars in Europe.

Tying up the deal, Elanders hopes to strengthen its position in premium packaging markets and will assimilate an additional 24,000 sq. ft. of business space in the Nottingham area. .

Spreckley will also bring a further 20 employees to Elanders current staff of 218, expanding the company’s manufacturing capabilities and enabling the cross-selling of expertise.

Elanders UK’s Managing Director, Chris Hewitt, commented: “Spreckley is a terrific and synergistic addition to our portfolio and we are excited to welcome the Spreckley team on board.

“The acquisition will allow us expand our offering and provide clients with a host of new services in both new and existing sectors.

“Our acquisition of Spreckley, a premium niche packaging specialist, is a key part of our company growth and development strategy.

“This purchase, coupled with our recent multi million investment into new Litho, digital printing and finishing technology, will undoubtedly improve company productivity, efficiency and capacity, as well as help us expand into new markets.”

Trevor Jackson, Managing Director of Spreckley Limited, commented: ’Elanders UK is a highly respected business and it has a commitment to quality that chimes well with the ethos we have built over the last 30 years at Spreckley.

“We are therefore delighted to be joining forces and look forward to a long and mutually successful relationship.”

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