Mac Arthur Corporation

US and European Industrial Label Manufacturers Form Joint Venture

Press Release  •  Feb 27, 2012 13:00 EST

Mac Arthur Corporation, a leading US supplier of industrial labels, and Etisoft, Poland’s largest manufacturer of durable labels, have announced the formation of a 50/50 joint venture. The company will be called Mac Arthur-Etisoft and will be based in Gliwice, Poland.  The group will leverage the geographic footprint and complementary strengths of each partner to offer additional value to their customers. 

“Both MacArthur and Etisoft serve customers with global operations and this joint venture will give each company the ability to provide outstanding products and services outside of its home region,” said Thomas Barrett, President of  Mac Arthur Corporation.  “Each company has unique strengths and we are already learning from each other and translating that into better results for our customers.  This joint venture is a key element of our global strategy and we are thrilled to have a partner as capable and experienced as Etisoft.”

Mac Arthur – Etisoft’s first major project is the consolidation of the European label purchases of a $15 billion+ automotive industry tier 1 manufacturer.  This project is already saving the customer significant money and time by reducing the number of suppliers, consolidating purchases and eliminating waste. 

The group will serve customers in Europe, North Africa and the Americas and leverage the deep technical expertise of each company.

"The creation of Mac Arthur – Etisoft partnership fits in the strategy of our company," - said Michael Majnusz, President of Etisoft Company. "The purpose of our business is to provide comprehensive support for leading industrial companies. Cooperation with our partner enables the realization of our targets on the other side of the Atlantic.”

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About MacArthur Corporation

Mac Arthur Corporation is a Michigan-based global supplier of industrial labels and die-cuts to the automotive, electronics, industrial, medical and consumer goods markets serving customers in more than 20 countries from offices in the United States, Mexico, and Poland. With more than 40 years of experience, MacArthur Corporation creates solutions for the most demanding label and die-cut applications.  The company is Minority Business Enterprise certified by the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council.  For more information please call (+1) 810-606-1777 or visit www.MacArthurCorp.com.

About Etisoft

Based in Gliwice, Poland, Etisoft was founded in 1993. The company specializes in designing and delivering the comprehensive Auto ID systems based on bar codes and RFID. As an authorized processor and distributor of technical self-adhesive foils from 3M, Etisoft became one of the biggest Polish suppliers of self-adhesive labels for industrial applications. With an extensive network of branches, Etisoft reaches customers throughout Europe. For more information please call (+48) 32-3328020 or visit www.etisoft.eu.

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