PHILADELPHIA, October 24, 2013 – Graham Partners is pleased to announce its acquisition of Comar, LLC (“Comar”), a market leading designer and manufacturer of innovative packaging solutions and liquid dispensing products. Comar serves key players in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, health and personal care markets using advanced manufacturing capabilities in its Buena, New Jersey and Cayey, Puerto Rico facilities.
With its proven track record of new product innovation and proprietary designs, Comar is poised to capitalize on growth opportunities being driven by increasingly stringent medical regulations, such as more advanced child resistant closures for over-the-counter medications, and heightened standards aimed at ensuring more accurate dosages. Graham Partners intends to draw on its packaging expertise to help Comar drive operational improvements and capture growth in the pharmaceutical and other healthcare-related end markets.
“Graham Partners’ extensive history and expertise in the packaging industry makes it the ideal partner to help Comar continue its growth both domestically and abroad,” said Michael Ruggieri, CEO of Comar. “Graham Partners recognizes the value of Comar’s product development capabilities and ability to design and deliver the highest quality
products and customer service in a complex, ever-changing market,” Michael added.
“Comar’s 60-year track record of customer service excellence and advanced manufacturing capabilities, coupled with its leadership position in the oral syringe, printed dosage cup, and dropper markets, create strong opportunities for growth,” said Adam Piatkowski, Managing Principal at Graham Partners.
Graham Partners seeks to not only invest capital, but to utilize its longstanding industry knowledge, resources, and contacts to improve operations and promote growth for its portfolio companies. Graham’s portfolio spans industries as diverse as aerospace, medical products, packaging, water management, building products, electronics, and wireless
communications devices, among others.
About Comar (www.comar.com): Comar is a privately held company headquartered in Buena, New Jersey. Since 1949, Comar has been a market leading designer and manufacturer of innovative plastic packaging solutions and liquid dispensing products, serving the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, health and personal care markets.
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