Loftware and NiceLabel join forces to become largest labeling company worldwide

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Extending its global leadership in enterprise labeling and artwork management, Loftware, (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), a global leader in enterprise labeling and artwork management solutions, and NiceLabel, a leading worldwide developer of label management systems, have announced that they’re combining under the Loftware corporate umbrella. The new union will give customers and partners an expanded choice of solutions, while providing enhanced labeling capabilities and the benefits of greater investment in cloud-based solutions and technologies, the companies added.

The move also brings together 60 years of combined expertise in solving labeling challenges for companies of all sizes across a wide range of industries around the globe. The deal follows an impressive year of double-digit growth for both companies. The companies added that Loftware and NiceLabel now represent the largest labeling company in the world, with over 400 employees globally.

Robert O’Connor Junior.

“Our customers, channel and technology partners and the overall market will benefit from our strategic vision to provide broader and deeper labeling solutions in addition to expanded scale, world-class services and global support,” said Loftware President and CEO Robert O’Connor Junior. “It also unites the best talent in the industry to drive new levels of innovation. Loftware and NiceLabel have both seen sustained growth and expansion over the past several years, especially in 2020 when labeling solutions became so critical to supply-chain continuity. This move brings together two thriving organizations, providing momentum for significant expansion over the next decade and beyond.”

NiceLabel’s extensive global partner network includes resellers, ISVs, OEMs and print technology partners that deliver NiceLabel labeling solutions and technology. Loftware brings deep experience in selling, servicing and supporting enterprise labeling and artwork management solutions to large global organizations. The combined organization will continue to offer both Loftware and NiceLabel products, providing the broadest range of cloud-based labeling solutions for direct and channel-partner customers across the globe. Together they’ll further enable supply-chain agility, support evolving regulations, and optimize business operations for companies across a wide range of industries – including life sciences, manufacturing, food & beverage, retail, automotive, consumer products, apparel and more.

“We are delighted to combine with Loftware and look forward to expanding opportunities for our channel partners and end customers by providing new solutions and innovations to help them grow their business,” said NiceLabel CEO Chris Walsh. “The two companies offer truly complementary solutions that are more vital than ever. This combination represents a terrific opportunity to further accelerate growth, especially as organizations look to address evolving customer and regulatory requirements and standardize labeling across worldwide operations.”

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