Flint Group Acquires Advanced Color Systems

PLYMOUTH, MN | Flint Group, as part of its strategy to grow in strategic market segments, has announced the acquisition of Advanced Color Systems (ACS), Tualatin, OR. Advanced Color Systems manufactures and distributes water-based inks in North America and also exports to some countries outside of North America.

“Flint Group is very pleased with this new partnership and the opportunities it presents to expand in the North American paper and board packaging market,” says Antoine Fady, CEO, Flint Group. “Tim Becker, Reed Fowler, and the team at Advanced Color Systems have built a customer-focused and responsive organization with teams dedicated to its clients’ success. This culture of teamwork and customer satisfaction fits perfectly with Flint Group’s own strategy and vision.”

Says Tim Becker, president and owner of Advanced Color Systems, “The partnership with Flint Group will add a significant high-value raw material stream for our customers in the long term. Flint Group is truly customer focused, solving immediate needs and concentrating on long-term customer cost and solution benefits. Flint Group’s new technologies are world-class; their inks and coatings products will be a great complement to Advanced Color Systems’ product range.”

Becker continues, “For our employees, they will expand their current journey in this growing market segment along with Flint Group. For our customers, they can be assured to receive the same great service from their existing ACS contacts and also have access to new Flint Group experts....Furthermore, Flint Group’s latest technical innovations will provide exciting new components to our business model.”

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