PE-backed Resource Label acquires Spectrum Label

Resource Label Group LLC, which is backed by First Atlantic Capital and TPG Growth, has acquired Hayward, California-based Spectrum Label, a provider of labeling solutions. No financial terms were disclosed.


FRANKLIN, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Resource Label Group, LLC (“Resource Label”), a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, today announced that it has acquired Spectrum Label Corporation (“Spectrum Label”), a leading supplier of pressure sensitive labeling solutions for various segments including food, medical and pharmaceutical. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Spectrum Label was founded in 1968 and gradually grew into one of the leading flexographic printers in the nation. Located in Hayward, California, Spectrum provides a full range of flexographic printing capabilities as well as state-of-the-art finishing technology for national and regional based customers.

“I am proud to welcome Jerry Kwok and his employees to Resource Label Group,” said Mike Apperson, President and CEO of Resource Label. “The Spectrum Label team has developed strong customer relationships through innovative products and good manufacturing processes which makes them an excellent fit in the RLG family.”
Jerry Kwok, legacy owner of Spectrum Label, said, “We will continue to be our customer’s best supplier, by any measure, which has been a foundation of our business.” Kwok added, “We are excited to join the Resource Label team and benefit from their operational expertise and support to drive our future growth.”

About Resource Label Group, LLC
Resource Label Group, LLC is a leading pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC manufacturer with diverse product offerings for the food, beverage, chemical, household products, personal care, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology industries. With locations across the U.S. and Canada, Resource Label Group, LLC provides national leadership and scale to deliver capabilities, technologies, systems and creative solutions that customers require. Resource Label is a long-standing portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital, a New York-based private investment firm, and TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG.

Headquartered in Franklin TN, Resource Label Group, LLC is the parent company of Resource Label (Franklin & Memphis, TN), MidSouth RFID (Franklin, TN), Pamco Label (Chicago, IL), Fox Tag and Label (Providence, RI), Oxford Graphics (Boston, MA), The Label Company (Los Angeles, CA), A1 Label (Toronto, ON), Taylor Made Labels (Portland, OR), LithoFlexo Grafics (Salt Lake City, UT), Advanced Labels NW (Seattle, WA), RayPress Corporation (Birmingham, AL), Cellotape / Landmark Label (Newark, CA), Gintzler International (Buffalo, NY & Austin, TX), Ingenious Packaging (Toronto, ON), Paragon Label (Napa-Sonoma, CA) and Spectrum Label (San Francisco, CA). With sixteen manufacturing locations, Resource Label Group, LLC employs 1200 associates in the U.S. and Canada. For additional information, visit