MRO Magazine

Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. Acquires Bp Media Ltd.

July 1, 2015
By Business Wire News


Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (“MPS”), a global leader in value-added print and packaging solutions for the branded consumer, healthcare and multi-media markets and Bp Media Ltd. (“Blueprint”), a highly respected international provider of design, premium packaging development and print management services, announce today that they have joined forces.

The acquisition of Blueprint is complementary to MPS’ existing infrastructure. Operating in 13 countries throughout North America, Europe and China, MPS is a full-service provider to its multinational and local customer base. The addition of Blueprint helps solidify a unique global framework for brand development, digital asset management, artwork localization, strategic sourcing, supply chain development, logistics and project management.

Commenting on the acquisition, Marc Shore, CEO of MPS, said “We are pleased about the addition of Blueprint to the MPS family. Their packaging design, development and sourcing, technology communications and creative solutions complement our print, packaging and supply chain solutions. We look forward to working with Blueprint to further support our customers and enhance our global capabilities.”

John White, Director of Blueprint, added, “MPS has an incredible global reach that can support an exciting next stage of growth for Blueprint. We look forward to contributing our considerable design, premium packaging development and print management expertise to the MPS companies and clients in Europe.”

About Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc.

Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. (“MPS”) is a leading global provider of value-added packaging solutions to a diverse customer base across the healthcare, branded consumer and multi-media markets. MPS provides customers with an extensive array of print-based specialty packaging, including premium folding cartons, labels, inserts/leaflets and specialty packaging across a variety of substrates and finishes. The company has 59 manufacturing locations in North America, Europe and Asia and employs over 9,000 people. MPS is a portfolio company of Carlyle Group and of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC. For more information, please visit

About Bp Media Ltd.

Bp Media Ltd. (“Blueprint”) is a Premium Packaging and Creative Solutions company based in London and operating extensively throughout Europe; and clients include major film, TV and media companies. Blueprint provides a broad platform of creative services including print management, digital, A/V creative and design as well as technology solutions.

Erin Willigan, 646-885-0157