Jun 26, 2017
Manchester Bag is a 30-year-old company with offices in Overland Park, KS and Hartland, Michigan. The business ended 2016 with a record year in sales and profits. Manchester Bag is known for offering the best in bags, packaging products, shipping supplies and graphic design services.
Material Motion, Inc. is a global packing and environmental solutions company based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Material Motion was founded in 1992 as an industrial packaging company. Over the past 20 years it has had tremendous growth both in revenue and product offerings. The company’s outstanding Quality Management System allows the business to consistently provide products that fulfill customer expectations and meet regulatory requirements. Material Motion’s commitment to continuous improvements and the diversity of its packaging offerings makes Material Motion the packaging and environmental solution experts.
By acquiring Manchester Bag, Material Motion gains access to additional suppliers and markets for which Manchester was a leading provider.
John Manchester, one of two founding partners, is currently serving as the General Manager while Douglas Steele, the other founding partner, will stay on as a Sales Director for the Manchester division of Material Motion.
All employees have been retained.
Lorry Nelson with O’Keeffe & O’Malley assisted Manchester Bag Company in the valuation, confidential marketing and sale of the business.