NEW ALBANY, OH--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2016) - Anomatic, a full-service manufacturer of anodized aluminum packaging solutions for some of the world's most recognized retail brands, announced today that Germany-based, Thyssen'sche Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H (THG), will acquire controlling interest in Anomatic from Brookstone Partners.

The transaction is expected to be completed on Friday, February 12. The acquisition will not affect ongoing operations, and the current management team will remain in place. The parties have agreed not to disclose financial terms of the acquisition. 

Anomatic specializes in color anodizing of packaging for many of the largest beauty, personal care and spirits brands in the world. Anomatic also provides laser engraving, embossing and screen-printing.

"Since our investment in Anomatic in 2005, the company has grown from one facility to four worldwide and has more than doubled in revenue," said Brookstone Partners Managing General Partner Michael Toporek. "Anomatic has a very exciting future ahead, and we wish the company and its team continued success."

Anomatic President and CEO Scott Rusch, who will remain CEO of the company, said the transaction would further enhance Anomatic's position as the worldwide leader in anodized aluminum packaging to the cosmetics and health and beauty industries.

"It also presents future value opportunities for our customers as we make new investments in technologies to expand the company's capabilities," Rusch said.

THG owns a wide range of production and trading businesses throughout the world, including a 100 percent stake in Thomas Group, another company serving the cosmetics and personal care industry. Managing Director of THG, Juergen Heite, says both companies offer complementary products and services, and customers will benefit from THG's strategic investment in Anomatic.

"Our commitment to future growth and expanding capabilities for value-added products will drive value for Anomatic's customers and enable growth in diversified market segments," said Heite. 

About Anomatic Corporation

Established in 1965, Anomatic is a diversified, full-service manufacturer of anodized aluminum packaging for the automotive, beauty, personal care, consumer electronics, pharmaceutical, medical devices and spirits industries worldwide. Today, Anomatic's state-of-the-art facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Suzhou, China offer expertise in product design, metal forming, anodizing, decorating and assembly. To learn more, visit

About Thyssen'sche Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H.

THG is a 100 percent family owned portfolio company and a highly renowned investor with its roots in the Julius Thyssen family. The company is located in Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany. The business of THG is highly diversified and comprises different industry segments through several subsidiaries. In addition to the beauty industry the portfolio of THG comprises companies serve the home building market, aerosol industry, energy service market as well as the DIY and machinery market.

THG follows a long-term strategy for its subsidiaries and workforce applying a historically proven buy-and-build concept.

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Anomatic Corporation
Scott Rusch
President and CEO
Work: (740) 788-3223
Mobile: (740) 221-2372

Juergen Heite
Managing Director
Work: +49 (208) 992 1819
Mobile: +49 (172) 2648193

Paul Werth & Associates, Inc.
Sandra Harbrecht Ratchford
President and Chief Executive Officer
Work: 614-224-8114