Amadeusz Juskowiak

Esselte business esb unit buys antonson unit

Esselte Business Systems Incs Esselte Meto division said it has acquired the Antonson America Co a subsidiary of Antonson Machines AB of Sweden

Esselte said the Antonson unit based in LaPorte Indiana manufactures scales and label printers The company said the purchase is part of a plan to increase the range of retail electronic scales being offered by Esselte in the US

It said the acquisition will enble Esselte to increase its distribution base in its effort to grow in the US