Packaging supplier Selig acquires French company MGJ – .

Packaging supplier Selig acquires French company MGJ – .

In its second acquisition in the past year, packaging supplier Selig Group, which operates in Aurora, Ontario, acquires Manufacture Générale de Joints (MGJ), a French manufacturer of foam liners based in Drummondville. , in Quebec.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In a December 1 press release, Chicago-based Selig said the agreement provides it with “highly complementary adjacent capabilities” to serve its customers more broadly globally and “will accelerate the combined development of environmentally friendly products. of the environment “.

“MGJ’s team, products, markets and capabilities are extremely complementary to Selig and represent a significant growth opportunity for the combined organization,” said Steve Cassidy, CEO of Selig, in the statement. “Our cultures are well aligned. “

In addition to its Drummondville plant, MGJ has manufacturing sites in Chazay-d’Azergues in France and Kunming in China.

As part of the acquisition, MGJ will adopt the name Selig Group, but the company will continue to operate from its main site in France.

“This is a highly strategic combination, allowing us to provide a more comprehensive solution offering for customers around the world,” said Stéphane Triquet, who becomes vice president of European activities at Selig. “Selig is an ideal long term home for the employees and owner of MGJ to support our operation in its next phase of growth. “

Selig manufactures container sealing and ventilation products for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, healthcare, personal care and industrial applications; and also manufactures a range of engineered laminates and flexible packaging products in Europe for these applications.

In January 2021, Selig acquired Performance Systematix, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., Which also manufactures ventilation products for containers and packaging.


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