TORONTO, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CCL Industries Inc. (“the Company”) (TSX:CCL.A) (TSX:CCL.B), a world leader in specialty label, security and packaging solutions for global corporations, government institutions, small businesses and consumers, announced voting results from its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held May 15, 2019 (the “Meeting”). A total of 11,243,077 Class A voting shares representing 94.99% of the Company’s issued and outstanding Class A voting shares were voted in connection with the Meeting.  All matters put forth at the Meeting, including the election of ten (10) directors, the appointment of auditors and authorization of the directors to fix the remuneration of such auditors, were approved as detailed in the Company’s filing on www.sedar.com.

Each of the director nominees proposed by the Company in its Management Proxy Circular dated March 22, 2019, was elected as a director of CCL Industries Inc. as follows:

NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Vincent J. Galifi11,241,9471,005 
Alan D. Horn11,241,9471,005 
Kathleen L. Keller-Hobson11,242,047905 
Donald G. Lang11,240,5822,370 
Erin M. Lang11,241,8471,105 
Stuart W. Lang11,241,8471,105 
Geoffrey T. Martin11,242,022930 
Douglas W. Muzyka11,241,9471,005 
Thomas C. Peddie11,241,9471,005 
Mandy Shapansky11,242,817135 

Business Description

CCL Industries Inc. employs approximately 21,000 people operating 170 production facilities in 40 countries with corporate offices in Toronto, Canada, and Framingham, Massachusetts. CCL is the world’s largest converter of pressure sensitive and specialty extruded film materials for a wide range of decorative, instructional, functional and security applications for government institutions and large global customers in the consumer packaging, healthcare & chemicals, consumer electronic device and automotive markets. Extruded & laminated plastic tubes, aluminum aerosols & specialty bottles, folded instructional leaflets, precision decorated & die cut components, electronic displays, polymer banknote substrate and other complementary products and services are sold in parallel to specific end-use markets. Avery is the world’s largest supplier of labels, specialty converted media and software solutions for short-run digital printing applications for businesses and consumers available alongside complementary products sold through distributors, mass market stores and e-commerce retailers. Checkpoint is a leading developer of RF and RFID based technology systems for loss prevention and inventory management applications, including labeling and tagging solutions, for the retail and apparel industries worldwide. Innovia is a leading global producer of specialty, high performance, multi-layer, surface engineered films for label, packaging and security applications. The Company is partly backward integrated into materials science with capabilities in polymer extrusion, adhesive development, coating & lamination, surface engineering and metallurgy; deployed as needed across the four business segments.

For more information on CCL, visit our website - www.cclind.com or contact:

Sean WashchukSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer416-756-8526