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RKW Acquires U.S. Film Maker

January 4, 2011

Danafilms operates plants in Massachusetts, Kentucky.

RKW SE has acquired Danafilms, Inc., a Westborough, MA-based film producer. This expansion provides RKW and Danafilms the ability to better serve the North American market for plastic films. Danafilms’ president and founder, Sherman Olson, and the management team will remain with the company in their current roles.

Danafilms was founded in 1970 and has since steadily built a strong reputation for innovation and customer service. The company has continuously expanded its manufacturing capacity in Westborough as well as in a Franklin, KY facility built in 2000. Danafilms recently completed a substantial addition to the Franklin plant.

Danafilms products include lamination, label, lidding and barrier films. Its principal customers are in the converting segment of the plastics industry, serving the food and beverage, pet food, landscape/gardening and industrial sectors. They also provide custom film for specialized industrial applications. Danafilms is ISO certified and produces films ranging from mono- to seven-layer co-extruded films.

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