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Leeds, MA, Oct 3, 2017 ---- Effective September 14, 2017, Chartpak, Inc. has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement for the selected assets of The W. G. Fry Corporation, a private label manufacturer of specialty notebooks, sketchbooks, and boutique papers. The assets include, but are not limited to, inventory, machinery and equipment, intellectual property and its customer base.

“We are pleased that W. G. Fry is now a part of the Chartpak family of brands and manufacturing capabilities,” says its President, Steven W. Roth. “This strategic acquisition is a natural expansion of our existing paper converting operation. W. G. Fry’s core competency and expertise increases Chartpak’s capabilities and capacities in order to serve the art material, office products, and stationery market channels. We welcome Saul Kuhr to our family and look forward to working with him as we develop new and creative products for the market place.”

“The combination of Chartpak and W. G. Fry is a very exciting time for my company,” says Saul Kuhr, President of W. G. Fry. “Chartpak is a wonderful creative products company with legacy brands and unique manufacturing capabilities. The synergies between Chartpak’s paper converting and label operation coupled with W. G. Fry’s innovative manufacturing, binding and other services positions Chartpak to develop and market distinctive competitive products.”

Chartpak, Inc., located in Leeds, Massachusetts, manufactures products for the fine art materials, office products, craft & hobby, and luxury writing instrument market channels. Chartpak sells and distributes the following legacy brands: Grumbacher®, Koh-I-Noor®, Higgins®, Clearprint®, AD Marker®, CraftHouse®, Chartpak®, Maco® Molotow®, Schmincke®, and Pelikan®.

Should you have any questions or would like more information, please call Chartpak, Inc.'s Customer Service Department at 800-628-1910 or via fax at 800-762-7918. If you prefer to email, please contact at info@chartpak.com.

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