Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Action Packaging Systems, Inc.

Timothy Ecklor

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (January 3, 2017) – Fortis Solutions Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Action Packaging Systems, Inc.

Action Packaging Systems, Inc., with locations in Ellington, CT and High Point, NC, provides pressure sensitive prime, promotional and thermal labels to customers across the country. It will operate under the Fortis Solutions Group name.

Fortis President and CEO John O. Wynne, Jr. stated, “We are thrilled to acquire a Company of the caliber of Action Packaging Systems, Inc. Doug and his team have done an outstanding job delivering industry leading customer service using their ‘Five Days and Out’ mantra. We look forward to continuing this philosophy utilizing the Company’s world class flexographic and digital assets. In addition, we are excited to add the Gold Seal™ label applicator product line to our differentiated offerings. We welcome the Action employees to the Fortis organization.”

Action Packaging Systems, Inc. CEO Douglas E. Rice commented, “We are elated to join the Fortis Solutions Group team. This partnership with Fortis will enable us to offer our customers new capabilities for product decoration. Fortis believes in and supports our ‘incredible sense of urgency’ for quick delivery which we have provided to our fine customers for 38 years. The size and depth of Fortis Solutions Group will benefit our customers and our employees in many ways going forward.”

Employing 340 employees across seven sites, the company intends to continue its pursuit of attractive acquisitions to further the breadth of product offerings and locations which can serve its customer base.

For more information, or to contact a sales representative to learn more about how Fortis can make a difference for you, please call 1-844-FSG-LBLS or visit



About Fortis Solutions Group
At Fortis Solutions Group, we provide a differentiated approach giving our customers a powerful advantage in the marketplace through industry leading lead times, quality control, color management and solutions oriented approaches. We deliver a breadth of product offerings utilizing our outstanding flexographic and digital printing capabilities. These offerings include pressure sensitive labels, extended booklet printing, variable data printing, multi-ply coupon printing and flexible packaging printing. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., the company also has manufacturing and sales offices in Ellington, CT, High Point, NC, Kansas City, MO, Memphis, TN, West Chester, OH and Wixom, MI. Visit us at