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Schur Star Systems strengthens its position in Australia and New Zealand

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Schur International a/s acquires the Melbourne based Burgess Printing and Packaging per 1 November 2016.

Burgess Printing and Packaging is a well-established, family owned packaging company, renowned for delivering high quality products and services to a stable customer portfolio within the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, industrial and chemical industry. Burgess Printing and Packaging employs 40 people and has a yearly revenue of approx. AUD 18m or approx. EUR 13m.

“As part of our strategy to develop the Schur Star concept worldwide, we are pleased to have acquired Burgess Printing and Packaging. We look forward to continuing the close working relationship with the existing customers and to developing the Burgess business and market further,” says Mr Hans Schur.

Schur is a private, 170-year-old, family owned Danish packaging group with an international team of 15 companies offering folding boxes, flexible packaging, packaging machines, packaging systems, and knowledge to our customers. Schur has approximately 900 employees based in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France, the USA, and now Australia.

Fifth-generation owner of the Burgess Group, Mrs Jan Evans says “Schur, like Burgess, is based on long-standing family values and a focus on supporting the demands from their customers.”

Schur Star offers an innovative concept consisting of high quality pre-made flexible bags custom made for filling on a linked production line, providing producers, packers and growers within all industries with a unique possibility to change bag size and functionalities within 5 minutes.

The acquisition of Burgess Printing and Packaging firmly anchors the Schur Star concept in Australia and New Zealand. Schur Star Systems looks forward to servicing existing customers and further developing the concept from a high quality Australian base.


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