Sihl Group acquires Dietzgen Corporation® to become a leading high-end coated print media supplier in the US
On 28 December 2021 the Sihl Group acquired Dietzgen Corporation® in Tampa, Florida.
Dietzgen Corporation® is a leading provider of converting and distribution services for digital print media including papers, films, and textiles to the US market. Dietzgen reliably provides their partners with nationwide just in time delivery from an extensive inventory housed in six strategically located facilities. The privately held corporation has an extensive network of dealers selling their well-known media brands which include Dietzgen® – Reprographic, Magic® – Sign and Display, Museo® – FineArt, and Validation® – Premium Proofing.
Sihl is a strong partner for future-orientated industries and creates innovative solutions with its premium coatings. With more than 350 employees, the Sihl Group contributes to the success of customers in a wide range of industries in almost every country in the world. As a specialist for future-proof products, Sihl lays the foundations for innovative trends and promotes sustainable results.
Sihl Group operates internationally with locations in Switzerland, Germany, and the US.
Sihl Inc., headquartered in Fiskeville, Rhode Island, US, is Sihl´s converting and distribution center serving the North and South American markets with products for market segments such as Signage & Photo, Labels & Tags and ARTYSIO flexible packaging.
The acquisition of Dietzgen is an important milestone in the strategic development of the Sihl company, especially in North America. “We are excited about this transaction as it fuels our vision to become the leading highend 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”, says Peter K. Wahsner, CEO of Sihl Group: “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.”
“This is a great fit. 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 the Sihl Group”, ads Darren Letang, CEO of Dietzgen Corporation®.