Rondo-Pak, CGS to Merge

Rondo AG from the Körber Business Area Pharma Systems has agreed to merger its US subsidiary, Rondo-Pak Inc., with Contemporary Graphics and Bindery, Inc. (CGS). The merged company, named Rondo-Pak, LLC, will offer a portfolio of packaging and printed components for customers operating in complex environments, including the pharmaceutical industry.

Both Rondo-Pak and CGS aim to establish this newly combined business in early 2016. With their sites in Norristown, Pennsylvania and Pennsauken, New Jersey, respectively, both companies are located in the US East Coast pharmaceutical corridor. The merger includes all activities of Rondo-Pak and CGS in the US as well as Rondo-Pak's additional production site in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The merged business will offer customers of Rondo-Pak an extended range of printed packaging formats such as inserts, leaflets, medication guides, and regulated marketing materials. Customers of CGS will have access to Rondo-Pak's special folding cartons and packaging system expertise, in addition to CGS' current range of products. The businesses of Rondo-Pak in the U.S. and Rondo AG in Switzerland will remain closely linked. The merged business Rondo-Pak, LLC, is set to play a strategic part in serving the global customers of the Körber Medipak Systems network of companies, especially in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sector.

The Business Area Pharma Systems is one of the seven Business Areas of the Körber Group. Coordinated by the sub-holding Körber Medipak Systems AG five companies, Dividella, Mediseal, Rondo, Seidenader Maschinenbau, and Werum IT Solutions are global providers of solutions for the manufacturing and packaging process of pharmaceutical products as well as for their serialization, which ensures reliable traceability.

As a subsidiary of Rondo AG, Switzerland, Rondo-Pak Inc. services the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries by providing a broad range of quality folding cartons. CGS serves the pharmaceutical and other related industrial markets with printed packaging, pharma-related / healthcare printed materials, regulated marketing materials, value-added solutions and other products and services.

Source: Korber AG

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