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Mainetti Acquires New Jersey Branding and Packaging Firm The Star Group
Thursday 16 January 2020

16 January 2020 - New Jersey, US-based retail products and solutions manufacturer Mainetti Group has acquired New Jersey, US-based creative branding and packaging solutions provider The Star Group, the group said.

The Star Group delivers design, manufacturing and distribution solutions to leading apparel retailers and brands, through a broad offering of labels, tags, specialty trim and other highly personalized products.

The Star Group has also capitalized on the explosive growth of e-commerce by partnering with online retailers to brand their shipping packages.

Mainetti will be integrating The Star Group with its wholly owned subsidiary RECA Group, which also offers labels, hangtags and packaging for many of the world's best-known luxury fashion brands. The new unit will operate as Star-Reca, A Mainetti company.

Similar to Mainetti, The Star Group is committed to sustainability, offering environmentally-friendly labeling and packaging products, as well as organic and recycled alternatives to traditional packaging.

Mainetti Group is in solutions for the retail industry. Sixty years ago, Mainetti pioneered plastic hanger recycling, introducing sustainability practices in the industry.

More recently Mainetti has developed a global packaging, labels and RFID ticketing business. Mainetti is a partner to retail and apparel brands and supplies all sectors of the market.

Mainetti is privately owned and operates in more than 52 locations around the world.

The Star Group is a global provider of branding and packaging solutions for apparel retailers and brands.

Star offers a range of products that enable designers to create impactful branding and trims. Products include apparel labels, transfers, patches and specialty trim, as well as tags, tickets, stickers and packaging for retail and e-commerce.
Date Published: 16/01/2020
Target: The Star Group
Country: USA
Sector: Wholesale/Retail
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Mainetti Group
Terms of the deal were not disclosed