As of the 1st of February 2018 – IML Labels & Systems, Longcombe Labels and Leedmarque Concepts merged to become Dura-ID Solutions. The deal created a combined company with just over 100 members of staff, 5 sites and annual revenues of £14m+.
As experts in the field of specialist labelling, tagging, plastic mouldings and printing solutions, the merger follows a highly successful year of sales for the 3 businesses involved. All of which have been owned as separate entities by Goonvean Holdings.
Together, Dura-ID Solutions aims to further revolutionise identification solutions across all its key sectors and will continue to focus on supplying high quality products and services to its client base.
Dura-ID are happy to announce that the full workforce has been retained and everyone is excited for the opportunities to continue the good work started over 80 years ago! Now with sites in Sheffield, Paignton, Mansfield, Cambridge and Aycliffe, Dura-ID will be able to offer a larger selection of products, have a larger customer reach and greater capacity to help keep lead-times down.
Shaun Higgins, Managing Director at IML Labels & Systems said “We are very enthusiastic about the new opportunities that this merger brings to our company. The staff at both businesses are passionate about what they do, and it felt right to go through this change. Becoming Dura-ID Solutions means that we will be able to offer a more extensive product range to every industry we specialise within. We are all looking forward to our unified future as Dura-ID Solutions.”
Paul Harris, General Manager of Longcombe Labels says “This news comes from a keen interest in wanting to provide complete identification solutions for every industry, and as Dura-ID Solutions we can achieve that. Here at Longcombe Labels, all staff are proud to be joining forces and we look forward to what the future has in store for Dura-ID Solutions.”
Dura-ID offer a wide range of GHS and BS5609 approved labelling and printing solutions for the chemicals industry and our specialist team of chemical experts can offer advice and guide you to the right solution for your application.
From exclusive deals with American printer manufacturer Neuralog to partnerships with well-known chemical compliance company, UL Safeware Quasar – Dura-ID are here to solve your labelling problems.