ARMONK, N.Y. and BROADVIEW, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visant Corporation today announced the sale of its Lehigh Direct business to SG360, a Segerdahl company. Lehigh Direct, which provides services in the production of highly personalized direct marketing programs, had been part of Visant since the inception of Visant in 2004. The transaction includes the sale of the company's operations located in Broadview, Illinois.
Commenting on the sale, Mr. Marc Reisch, CEO and President of Visant, stated, "the transaction creates a strategic combination of industry players which will allow the Lehigh business to even better serve its customers with innovative and superior services to support their marketing programs". He further commented, "this transaction is a part of Visant's strategy of availing itself of strategic opportunities for transacting on businesses in the Visant portfolio and delevering".
Visant Corporation is a leading marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics sampling and packaging and educational and trade publishing segments. Visant is controlled by affiliates of KKR and DLJ Merchant Banking. For more information on Visant, please visit the company's web site at www.visant.net.
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