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SATO acquires Brazilian primary label manufacturer Prakolar

Japan headquartered label printer SATO has acquired 100% of the shares of Brazilian primary label leader Prakolar Rótulos Autoadesivos S/A.

Based in São Paulo, Prakolar manufactures and provides high quality labels to Brazilian and South American brands in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and foodstuffs and beverages industries. With a 5,000 m2 and ISO 9001 certified production facility, the company supplies self-adhesive labels and tags for plastic or glass packages, syringes, boxes, and tubes, as well as high-tech tamper proof seals and holograms.

Photo : © Prakolar Rótulos Autoadesivos S/A

Photo : © Prakolar Rótulos Autoadesivos S/A

Through this acquisition, SATO seeks to accelerate the market penetration of its South America Group companies SATO Auto-ID Do Brasil Ltda. in Brazil and Achernar S.A. in Argentina.

This acquisition not only strengthens our primary label business presence in Latin America, but also our labels capability across the entire SATO Group,” said Kaz Matsuyama, President and CEO of SATO Holdings. “This acquisition is perfectly aligned with our mid-term goal of strengthening base business and developing emerging markets to expand our global presence.”



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