June 2016, Valco Melton Acquires ERO, S.r.l.

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June 2016, Valco Melton Acquires ERO, S.r.l.

by Valco Melton | Aug 04, 2016

Valco Melton Acquires ERO, S.r.l. 

Italy-based ERO®  will further strengthen Valco Melton’s prominence in the paper converting industries, and broaden the market for ERO gluing products.

CINCINNATI, Ohio (June 30, 2016) – Valco Melton, a leading supplier of adhesive dispensing equipment and quality assurance systems to the converting industries, has acquired Italy-based Ero, S.r.l. (ERO® ). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move was made as part of Valco Melton’s strategy to expand its scope of offerings to customers in the paper converting industries, including corrugated, folding carton and bag manufacturing.

ERO has been servicing the needs of the converting industries since 1994. Located in Brescia, Italy, the Company specializes in the production of electronic gluer systems for compact and corrugated cardboard boxes, paper bags, wood, sacks and other special gluing applications, as well as glue detection systems for folder-gluers and case makers.

“The synergy between ERO and Valco Melton product lines is incredible,” says Greg Amend, CEO and Chairman of Valco Melton. “The addition of the Company’s highly sophisticated ERO®  equipment will provide customers with a wide range of options for their specific paper converting application needs, direct from anywhere in the world.”

Roberto Notari, Owner of ERO, agrees the acquisition is a perfect fit. “Valco Melton’s worldwide network of sales and support offers the geographical reach that will help expand the distribution of ERO®  products around the globe, while promoting Valco Melton’s prominence in folding carton, corrugated and other converting markets.”

Valco Melton continuously looks for opportunities to evolve and expand the scope of its core business offerings. The company’s recent decision to acquire ERO represents its commitment toward being the world leader in adhesive dispensing and quality assurance systems.

About Valco Melton:
Established in 1952, Valco Melton is one of the world's leading suppliers of adhesive dispensing systems and quality assurance equipment across the packaging, paper converting, graphic arts and nonwoven industries. Valco Melton specializes in the manufacturing, packaging and sealing of items such as corrugated boxes and cartons
across 12 markets. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with research and manufacturing facilities throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe, Valco Melton offers world class dispensing system solutions to customers in over 76 countries across the globe.

About ERO, S.r.l.:
Located in Brescia, Italy, Ero, S.r.l. has been servicing the gluing needs of the paper converting industries since 1994. ERO® , specializes in high-end, electronic gluing systems, specifically designed to meet the unique dispensing requirements within the envelope, bag, corrugated and folding carton industries.

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