Fibermark Announces the Acquisition of Crocker Technical Papers
July 29, 2014
Industrial Applications & Printed Electronics,
FiberMark, a manufacturer of paperboards, fiber-based specialty covering materials and print media for world-leading brands, and niche products for industrial and technical specialty applications, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Crocker Technical Papers, based in Fitchburg, MA.
Founded in 1972, Crocker provides custom engineered multi-layered papers and boards, uniquely designed and tailored to meet specific customer-specified performance criteria. Its products can be found in items that protect priceless heirlooms and historical artifacts as well as being critical components of items that assist in reliable delivery of electrical energy to homes and industry.
Crocker will become a part of FiberMark’s technical specialties and performance boards business in which FiberMark will adopt the Crocker brand name. FiberMark will continue to serve the industrial markets with electrical insulation specialties, archival quality paper and boards, photographic packaging, specialty coating base and other industrial specialties. Larry Gelsomini, the President and CEO of Crocker Technical Papers, will join FiberMark as General Manager of the Fitchburg plant.