Bizerba Announces New Technology Sharing and Manufacturing Supply Agreement With Kieran Label Corporation
Joppa, Dec 13, 2018 | Provider Bizerba North America is proud to announce it has entered into a technology sharing and manufacturing supply agreement with Kieran Label Corporation (KLC).
Labeling, manufacturing, and logistics solutions provider Bizerba North America is proud to announce it has entered into a technology sharing and manufacturing supply agreement with Kieran Label Corporation (KLC).
This new agreement will see Bizerba expand its offering to three North American label production sites, providing the company with a much-sought-after presence on the West Coast.
Bizerba operates across the food, logistics, retail, and engineering industries, delivering cutting-edge solutions including label printing, product weighing, meat processing, retail software and more.
Based in San Diego, KLC is a leading provider of custom labels and serves some of the world's largest multi-national retailers and contract packagers. A vertically integrated family-owned firm founded in 1979, KLC offers a wealth of printing expertise and access to a reliable, cost-efficient supply chain.
The manufacturing and technology-sharing agreement is set to strengthen each respective company's range of products and services as it enables them access to each other's designs.
President and CEO for Bizerba North America, Robert Slykhuis said, "This is a great opportunity for us to expand our offering, reach new audiences and develop as a company fit for the demands of the 21st century. We are excited to be able to enhance the printing and manufacturing services we offer and to be sharing our knowledge with Kieran in a way that strengthens our partnership and enables another family-owned firm to prosper too."
Speaking about the agreement, Bizerba USA president and CEO Aaron Garry remarked, "This is great news for Bizerba. Joining forces with a company like Kieran, that is continuously evolving and innovating, cements our position as a leading labeling provider across North America. This relationship also enables us to streamline our supply chain to deliver greater benefits to our customers and staff."
On behalf of Kieran, CEO Denis Vanier said, "We're delighted to be partnering with Bizerba. As a fellow family-owned business, we champion the values of loyalty and developing long-held partnerships, which will make us both stronger for the future."
Founded in 1866 in Germany, Bizerba is a fifth-generation family-owned business. The Bizerba Label Solutions HQ is in Joppa, Maryland, while Bizerba Tekno Label is based in Boucherville, Quebec, and Bizerba Label West in San Diego, California. Bizerba's global reach now extends to twelve production plants and thirty-four customer service centers.
Bizerba offers its customers in industry, trade, and logistics a globally unique solutions portfolio of hardware and software around the central value "weight". This portfolio includes products and solutions related to slicing, processing, weighing, cashing, checking, commissioning and labeling. A wide range of services from consulting and service, labels and consumables to leasing complete the portfolio.
Since 1866 Bizerba has made a significant contribution to the developments in the area of weighing technology and today is represented in 120 countries. The customer base includes globally operating companies in trade and industry as well as retailers, bakeries and butcheries. With around 4.300 employees worldwide and with its headquarters in Balingen, Baden Wuerttemberg, Bizerba has been in the same family for five generations. Additional production facilities are located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, China and USA. Bizerba also has a global network of sales and service locations.