Avery Dennison Buys Lion Brothers

Avery Dennison, Mentor, Ohio, recently acquired Lion Brothers Inc., Owings Mills, Md., a designer and manufacturer of apparel brand identity systems. Lion Brothers is now part of Avery Dennison’s Solutions Group. The deal allowed Avery Dennison to significantly expand its Embelex portfolio, and lets the combined businesses build on their collective industry knowledge and expertise. Lion Brand had revenues of approximately$65 million in 2022 and employs 450 associates.

“With a strong presence in North America’s team sports segment and solutions for lifestyle, fashion and promotional apparel brands, Lion fits seamlessly with Embelex, our full-service, end-to-end portfolio for on-product branding, graphics and trims,”said Michael Barton, senior vice president and general manager Apparel Solutions, Avery Dennison.

May/June 2023