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Rohrer Corporation Acquires Buckell Plastic Company, Inc.

WADSWORTH, OHIO – (January 4, 2012) – Rohrer Corporation recently acquired Buckell Plastic Company Inc., based in Lewistown, Pennsylvania to further strengthen its leadership in the visual packaging market. Established in 1964, Buckell Plastic specializes in custom thermoformed packaging for the medical, health & beauty, food, retail, pest control, electronics, and safety industries.

Scot Adkins, President and CEO for Rohrer Corporation, stated: “Buckell was exactly the type of acquisition we were seeking to grow our operation. It is a well-run company with products and customers that complement our current book of business. This strategic acquisition helps us to achieve our goal of consistently improving the customer experience by expanding our thermoforming production capabilities and capacities.”

The Lewistown facility will operate under the name of Rohrer Corporation of Pennsylvania and increase Rohrer’s presence in the high-visibility consumer packaging industry.

About Rohrer Corporation

Founded in 1973, Rohrer is a recognized leader in the graphically intensive skin and blister packaging and thermoformed blister markets. The company offers innovative, high-visibility packaging solutions through a broad range of printed and plastic products to a large, diversified base of consumer products companies. Rohrer’s operations consist of three strategically located manufacturing facilities in Wadsworth, OH; Buford, GA; and Huntley, IL.

For further information about Rohrer Corporation, please contact Rob van Gilse, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at or visit the website at

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