Industry News | March 9, 2012

Dispensing Dynamics Acquires San Jamar-Chef Revival

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Dispensing Dynamics International (DDI) Inc.acquired the Colman Group Inc. (DBA San Jamar-Chef Revival).  DDI Inc. is the company that acquired Perrin Manufacturing and Global Plastics and is the market leader in dispensing design & technology for away-from-home Paper Companies worldwide.

San Jamar-Chef Revival (SJCR) is a global market leader in the away-from-home distribution channel of branded innovation across five key product categories including disposable dispensing, food safety tools, bar & food management, hand safety, and foodservice apparel.

DDI's North American design and manufacturing capabilities coupled with SJCR's global sourcing and distribution will provide our respective customers with the most competitive source of supply worldwide for leading edge technologies and value added branded commodities.

Customer sales and marketing will operate separately with DDI focused on developing OEM company business and SJCR focused on building commercial distribution.

"We are excited about the benefits we will bring to our customers with this acquisition," says chairman/CEO Dean deBuhr.  "There are new product innovations and technologies in the pipeline from both companies that we will be able to bring to the market faster. We are committed to continue to invest in our customers' business growth."

Dean deBuhr continues, "The balance of manufacturing strength in the US and Offshore will enable us to manage the global trends to produce and export in the best location for our customers worldwide. We ask for your ongoing support as we continue to work hard improving our value to you as a strategic partner."

Robert W. Baird & Co. advises San Jamar - Chef Revival on the transaction. Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. served as legal counsel to San Jamar - Chef Revival. 

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Dispensing Dynamics International.

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