Nekoosa Acquires Substrate Company ClingZ

Nekoosa, Wisconsin-based Nekoosa, a Wingate Partners portfolio company, announces the acquisition of Rio Rancho, New Mexico-based ClingZ, a manufacturer of film substrates for temporary marketing and signage applications.

According to Nekoosa, the addition of ClingZ expands its specialty products portfolio for its global customers and extends its technology platform to help drive product innovation.

ClingZ will be integrated into the company’s Nekoosa, Wisconsin, headquarters, which is also where Nekoosa Coated Products is located. The parent company’s other two Nekoosa business units are RTape Corp., which is located in South Plainfield, New Jersey; and CET Films Corp., which is based in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Nekoosa Coated Products was acquired by Wingate Partners of Dallas in October 2012. Wingate is an investment house that has its hands in a variety of industries.

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