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The Kennedy Group acquires Progressive Labels

September 13, 2013

The Kennedy Group, a provider of labeling, packaging and identification production, acquired Progressive Labels, LLC on July 16, 2013. Progressive Labels specializes in providing custom labels to a variety of industries.

The Kennedy Group will continue using the Progressive Labels name and keep the existing team and structure in place. Based in Tannersville, PA, USA, Progressive Labels expands The Kennedy Group’s geographic coverage, as well as its production capabilities. With facilities strategically located in Willoughby, OH, Orlando and Pensacola, FL, the new facility enables Kennedy to increase production and shorten shipping time for customers, resulting in enhanced customer service and satisfaction.

“Progressive Labels and The Kennedy Group share a common capability and passion to develop and deliver best-in-class labeling and packaging solutions to help our valued customers decorate, promote, identify and track their products,” says Michael Kennedy, president of The Kennedy Group. “This acquisition will help us build on the quality products and services we already provide.”

Progressive Labels has an array of products, including custom thermal labels, both blank and printed, thermal ribbons, printers and related supplies.

With this new acquisition, The Kennedy Group now has four manufacturing facilities with over 30 production lines and five printing technologies, ideally positioned to handle both short and long runs. The combined companies have a comprehensive product portfolio with over 100 product categories used in a variety of industries and markets.
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