Platinum Equity to buy Bemis Co. pressure sensitive materials unit

Bemis Company said Monday it has agreed to sell its Pressure Sensitive Materials business — known as “MACtac” — to Platinum Equity. The purchase price is $170 million. Goldman, Sachs & Co. advised Bemis. Stow, Ohio-based MACtac makes pressure sensitive adhesive products.

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