SC Etiketten becomes part of the Optimum Group!

SC Etiketten becomes part of the Optimum Group!

SC Etiketten, a specialist in the production of self-adhesive labels, becomes part of Optimum Group. The current management of SC Etiketten will remain in place within the organization.

SC Etiketten becomes part of the Optimum Group!

Press release
Alkmaar, the Netherlands / Wiefelstede, Germany, 31 August 2020

SC Etiketten, a specialist in the production of self-adhesive labels, becomes part of Optimum Group. The current management of SC Etiketten will remain in place within the organization. 

The addition of SC Etiketten fits well within Optimum Group's European growth ambitions, and allows SC Etiketten as part of the Optimum Group to better serve its customers through increased capacity, a wider range of self-adhesive labels and flexible packaging products, and increased supply reliability as part of an international labelling group.


Strong growth over the last few years

SC Etiketten has shown strong growth over the past years through its focus on high quality, reliability, and flexibility. In recent years, the company has, among other things, invested in additional printing capacity and expanded its organisation.


Leading player in labels and flexible packaging solutions
For Optimum Group, the addition of SC Etiketten strengthens its position as a leading player in Europe in labels and flexible packaging solutions, including printed and blank self-adhesive labels, tapes, shrink sleeves, banding labels, multilayer labels and flexible packaging. With the addition of SC Etiketten, Optimum Group now consists of 13 member companies located in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Denmark, with each member company having its own product/market combination. The acquisition of the SC Etiketten is the sixth successful acquisition by the Optimum Group since 2018.


Confidence in the future

“SC Etiketten has developed well in recent years in which we have achieved significant growth, based on a strong and dedicated team of employees and by investing in more capacity", says Ralf Christoffer, Managing Director of SC Etiketten.

Marc van Rijswijk, CFO and André Prophitius CMO of Optimum Group: "We are excited about the collaboration and convinced of the value that SC Etiketten will bring to Optimum Group and Germany. Through further collaboration both companies will be able to serve our clients even better. In terms of culture, there is a great fit between the SC Etiketten and the Optimum Group, and we are confident about the future prospects of the combined group.

For questions and information, please contact:                    

Optimum Group
André Prophitius - CEO Germany
+31 (0) 53 428 24 28
andre.prophitius@optimumgroup.nl
www.optimumgroup.nl

SC Etiketten
Ralf Christoffer – Managing Director SC Etiketten
+49 (0) 441 962 60
ralf.christoffer@sc-etiketten.de
www.sc-etiketten.de     

About SC Etiketten
SC Etiketten is a leading manufacturer of self-adhesive labels in Germany, focusing on solutions for the FMCG, pharma and logistics industries. The company is headquartered in Wiefelstede Oldenburg, Germany and has approx. 40 employees. For more information about SC Etiketten, please visit www.sc-etiketten.de

About the Optimum Group
The Optimum Group is a European label printing group with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Germany. The Optimum Group is backed by IK Investment Partners, a European private equity advisory group with Nordic roots.

KNOX GmbH acted as M&A advisor to the Optimum Group.