WINK CONTINUES TO GROW
German die manufacturer acquires Jeurink and ImaPack
Wink Stanzwerkzeuge GmbH & Co KG announces the acquisition of the steel rule die maker "Bandstahlschnitte Jeurink" in Neuenhaus and its subsidiary "ImaPack Stanzformen" in Munich on August 1, 2019. With this acquisition, Wink is continuing its growth strategy and expanding its involvement in the packaging market.
The takeover closes a circle, because it was the company Bandstahlschnitte Jeurink, from which Wink emerged in 1989. At that time Wilfried Jeurink, who had worked in his father's company for many years, set up his own business with Wink. In 2006, Ferdinand Oetker, Günther Skrzypek and Alan de Natris became new Wink shareholders and continued the success course of the company founder. Meanwhile, the Neuenhaus-based company has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of die-cutting tools for the graphics industry.
Wink managing director Alan de Natris also refers to the special connection between Wink and Jeurink: "Through their shared history, people know and appreciate each other. Both companies have developed outstandingly and enjoy an excellent reputation. The same applies to ImaPack, which has been part of the Jeurink Group since 2001." Above all, de Natris sees great potential in the employees, whose competence and many years of experience have made a decisive contribution to the companies’ success: "We ourselves and our customers will both benefit from the bundling of decades of know-how in the field of cutting technologies. “
Holger Jeurink, the previous owner of Jeurink and ImaPack, knows that his company is in good hands: "The continued existence of my company and the future of my employees had top priority for me. I have followed Wink's continuous development and know the sustainable philosophy of the new owners. In a way, what belongs together is now growing together again." The acquisition of the Jeurink Group offers new strategic opportunities for Wink. "We are already represented in the packaging industry with rotary tools and are now even broader with flat dies," explains de Natris. "We continue to see great potential in this market and will use our competencies and technologies to further optimize our tool portfolio for packaging manufacturers.”
Founded in 1989, Wink Stanzwerkzeuge GmbH & Co KG is a leading international supplier of die-cutting tools for the graphic and converting industries. Wink produces high-quality flexible dies, steel-rule dies, rotary cylinders and machine accessories for label manufacturers and many other printers and converters. The company is headquartered in Neuenhaus (Germany), with further locations in Simmerath (Germany), Denmark, Italy and the USA. The Wink philosophy is "You cut, we care".
About Jeurink and ImaPack
The company Bandstahlschnitte Jeurink looks back on more than 50 years of tradition. The company was founded in 1967 and is today one of the best-known and most successful die manufacturers in Germany. Jeurink's precision tools are mainly used for the production of all types of packaging. In 2001 Holger Jeurink took over his father's business. In the same year, ImaPack Stanzformen GmbH from Munich, which also produces steel-rule dies at the highest level, was taken over.
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