PE-Backed Pro Mach Acquires Packaging Maker Colet

Mississauga, Ontario-based Colet, a label manufacturer and provider of packaging supplies, has been acquired for an undisclosed amount by the ID Technology division of Pro Mach Inc. Colet will serve as ID Technology’s first label converting and production facility in Canada. Cincinnati, Ohio-based Pro Mach is a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm The Jordan Co., which bought the business from Odyssey Investment Partners in 2011.


Pro Mach’s ID Technology Division Acquires Colet and Strengthens Service and Support for Canadian Customers

Toronto-based Colet joins Pro Mach’s ID Technology division, a North American leader in labeling, coding, and marking systems.

Additional label manufacturing and converting capabilities enhance customer response and support in Eastern Canada.

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2013

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that its ID Technology division has acquired Colet, a leading label manufacturer and provider of packaging supplies. Toronto, Ontario-based Colet, will serve as ID Technology’s first label converting and production facility in Canada. This will allow ID Technology to more effectively support and serve Canadian customers, while providing a solid regional base for continued growth.

Founded in 1990, Colet has earned a strong reputation for manufacturing high-quality custom color, pre-printed bar code and data labels, blank labels, and specialty expandable, embossed, and holographic labels. Colet has a strong history of customer satisfaction and delivering outstanding service, expertise, and equipment repair.

ID Technology, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of North America’s largest single-source providers of labeling, coding, and marking equipment, services, labels, and related supplies. ID Technology operates 5 manufacturing centers and 18 regional customer support offices across the United States and now Canada. Many of today’s leading consumer products and industrial goods companies rely on ID Technology’s vast range of equipment, services, and supplies to identify, brand, mark, track, and ship their products.

“The Colet organization and staff are excellent additions to the ID Technology and Pro Mach team,” said Bob Zuilhof, President of Pro Mach’s Identification and Tracking Business Unit. “Colet strengthens our ability to respond quickly and cost-effectively to Canadian customers. Colet’s capabilities and like-minded approach to customer service excellence fits well with ID Technology and our goal to be North America’s most trusted specialist for labeling, coding, and marking solutions.”

“I’m pleased for our customers and the Colet team,” said Colet President Frank March. “We join outstanding organizations in ID Technology and Pro Mach with a strong tradition of leadership, growth, customer service, and innovative solutions in both labeling and packaging.”

About ID Technology

ID Technology, powered by Pro Mach, is a manufacturer and integrator of labeling, coding, and marking systems, as well as peripheral equipment, supplies and service. For more information or to locate one of the ID Technology nationwide sales and service centers, call 888.438.3242 or visit our website at

About Pro Mach

Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through multiple business units and related brands, Pro Mach provides equipment, installation, training, parts, and service in primary and secondary packaging, end-of-line packaging, material handling, and identification and tracking.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced packaging equipment and integrated solution sets. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Pro Mach, visit our website at

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