Langley's DC DruckChemie acquires printing chemicals consumables manufacturers

Langley Holdings further strengthens its offering to the printing industry with the acquisition of two Belgian entities

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary DC DruckChemie GmbH, Langley Holdings plc has acquired the printing chemicals consumables manufacturers BluePrint Products NV and Hi-Tech Chemicals BV from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. The two target companies operate with approximately 40 employees from their production facilities in Kruibeke, Belgium, serving the packaging and commercial print markets worldwide.


Langley Holdings plc is a globally operating, multi-disciplined engineering and industrial manufacturing concern. It entered the printing sector in 2012 with the acquisition of the manroland sheetfed business (Welcome To Manroland Sheetfed | Manroland Sheetfed), and continued to grow in the printing market through acquisition of the DC DruckChemie group (Welcome To Druckchemie | Druck Chemie) in 2014. kallan lawyer Oliver Cleblad was the lead legal advisor in both those transactions. Please refer to Langley Holding's press release for further information on the recent transaction: Latest Acquisition For Druck Chemie Division | Langley Holdings plc.


Langley Holdings was advised by kallan in this transaction. The kallan team included Oliver Cleblad, Nils Gruske and Sven Cordes. The Belgian law aspects were covered by Monard Law.


Oliver Cleblad
Rechtsanwalt, Partner

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M +49 - 173 - 662 88 00

Prof. Dr. Nils Gruske
Rechtsanwalt, Partner

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M +49 - 172 - 67 75 364