Camber Acquires Harbro

CHICAGO,IL – Camber Partners, LLC, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of prime label converter Harbro Packaging Company, Inc.,

Harbro Packaging ( is a full-service manufacturer and distributor of custom printed labels, plain and printed plastic bags, high barrier vacuum pouches and related packaging materials. The Chicago-based based Company has a nationwide customer base composed of meat and poultry processors, manufacturers of processed foods, and industrial and consumer products companies.

With full-service printing and design capabilities, Harbro is a leading manufacturer of stock and custom-printed food bags for processors of fresh ground beef, sausage and specialty wild game meats.  Harbro also carries a full line of flat and gusseted poly bags, box liners, plastic sheets, tubing and more. In addition, the Company distributes thermal transfer label printers, blank label stock, and bar coding software.

Representatives for Camber said “we are committed to building a leading packaging and prime label business through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth.”

“For more than 30 years, Harbro has been very successful in providing innovative, high quality products to many loyal customers and is ideal to our overall strategy to expand into the label and packaging industry,” they continued. “We look forward to working with the existing management team to continue bringing exciting new growth opportunities to the business.”

Rand Thomas who will remain in his current role as Harbro Vice President added, “This exciting new partnership with Camber furthers our overall corporate objectives to expand our product offering, increase our production capacity and better serve our valued customers as we continue to grow in the marketplace”.

Camber Partners, LLC ( is a private investment firm focused on investing in or acquiring small, established companies in which its partners have industry knowledge through previous experience and investments.

For Additional Information Contact:

Camber Partners, LLC

Attn. Joe Zolezzi
1650 Shanahan Drive
South Elgin, Illinois 60177
Phone: 847-289-1900