Zeus Group has announced the acquisition of Northern Irish print and packaging business James Hamilton Group.
According to the Irish-owned global packaging solutions firm, the move forms the next part of Zeus Group’s 2023 growth strategy, which is expected to see group revenues surpass €500 million.
The acquisition of James Hamilton Group expands the product portfolio and service capabilities while bringing local manufacturing expertise in printed packaging, Zeus added.
Keith Ockenden, CEO of Zeus Group, commented, “By harnessing the synergies between Zeus and James Hamilton Group across the island of Ireland, we can offer a more comprehensive range of solutions and manufacturing capabilities.
“Our commitment is to deliver exceptional value to our customers while driving innovation and sustainable practices.
“By joining forces with James Hamilton Group, Zeus will expand its current offering in the food and retail packaging sector, leveraging the combined purchasing power and unlocking operational efficiencies across our combined operations in Northern Ireland.”
Commenting on the acquisition, Keith Hamilton, managing director of James Hamilton Group, added, “It was important that we found a partner who shared the same ‘family’ values as ourselves – a business who will further invest, look after our staff, and, importantly, bring a more enhanced offering to our loyal customers.”
James Hamilton Group will continue to operate under its brand, ‘leveraging its existing manufacturing expertise and management team.’