Kaumagraph Acquires BKT
Kaumagraph International Ltd. — an Ontario-based manufacturer of specialty heat transfer technology
for the textile industry — has acquired heat transfers manufacturer British Kaumagraph Transfers
(BKT), United Kingdom. The acquisition is expected to increase Kaumagraph's capabilities and
reinforce its position in Europe and the Middle East.
"Purchasing BKT has provided us with much of the infrastructure and manpower to sustain our growth," said Ken Dunlop, president and CEO, Kaumagraph International. "We can now turn our attention toward expansion in developing markets."
Kaumagraph reports significant growth in business over the past 18 months, specifically with large denim brands. The company expects continued growth over the next 12 to 18 months and plans to expand its facilities in Asia and Central America.