KUHN ACQUIRES REGAL SIGNS & DESIGNS
Kuhn Corp Print & Packaging has purchased Regal Signs & Designs from its original owners, in a move to boost its growing sign and display operations.
Kuhn will adopt a business as usual approach for Regal. It will initially keeping the facility in Geebung, the brand name and the staff of the 30 year old business, with the intention of consolidating it all under the Kuhn brand and facility before the end of the year
The Regal founder owner Jan Ford will now step away from the business, while general manager Ashley Ford will remain, and take up a sales role with Kuhn Corp.
Regal has a strong digital printing set up, including an EDFI Pro 30h system, and offers point of sale, displays, and billboard solutions. It also has screen printing, and established a print finishing operation a decade ago celloglazing, varnishing, and applying latex or glue to offset print jobs.
The decision by Kuhn to acquire Regal comes after an increase in customer demand for signage, and a forecast for further increase in volume.
Walter Kuhn, CEO of Kuhn Corp said, “The purchase will increase wide-format, flatbed and signage production within Kuhn Corp and ensure signage is printed to the highest quality, while giving customers reduced lead times and a more diverse range of signage options.”
Kuhn Corp will adopt Regal’s equipment and a number of experienced staff members, saying it will give the company “a newfound competitive edge” in the signage industry.
Kuhn says Regal customers will now have the added benefit of a wider range of products that Kuhn Corp offers within the print, design and packaging space.
Kuhn Corp has a focus on sustainability and is accredited by Sustainable Green Print with the highest level of sustainability. The print facility is powered by solar energy for 75 per cent of its daily power usage and the company aims to align Regal Signs & Designs with its sustainability values.