Headquartered in Israel with sales and distribution facilities in the US, Germany, China and Australia, Hanita Coatings develops and manufactures coated, laminated, and metallized polyester films for a range of industrial and commercial applications, all of which require high performance and superior quality.
Hanita Coatings’ window films are used in architecture and automotive aftermarkets; its top-coated polyester films are used in the manufacture of durable labels; and its ultra-high barrier films form part of insulation systems used in refrigeration, buildings and cold chain packaging.
“We see clear opportunities to leverage our strong global organization and established brand to help accelerate Hanita Coatings’ product commercialization around the world,” said Mitch Butier, Avery Dennison president and CEO.
With 2015 sales of roughly $50 million, Hanita Coatings currently employs more than 220 employees, most of whom are located at the company’s headquarters in Israel’s Western Galilee. The 33-year-old company generates sales in more than 40 countries.
“We are excited to be joining forces with such a global industry leader and see it as a great opportunity for Hanita Coatings to realize its full potential,” added Oved Shapira, CEO, Hanita Coatings.
Avery Dennison expects that completion of the transaction will take up to a few months, subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.