EMT International Inc. of Hobart announced it acquired RotoControl GMBH, a German manufacturer of label finishing equipment. The acquisition strengthens EMT International’s product development capabilities within the label industry and gives the Greater Green Bay-area manufacturer of finishing equipment and web transports for commercial digital printers an enhanced market share in Europe.
Officials from the 130-employee company plan to migrate the manufacturing of the RotoControl product line to Hobart during the next six to nine months, and expects to create several sales, manufacturing and customer service positions at its facility west of Green Bay. EMT International will continue to maintain RotoControl sales, service, engineering and product development along with specialty equipment manufacturing at its existing facility near Hamburg, Germany. EMT International already operates an international sales and support facility in Ahaus, Germany.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.