Sabert Corp., a Sayreville, N.J.-based foodservice packaging manufacturer, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kalman Packaging Inc., a manufacturer of thermoformed plastic hinged food containers headquartered in Graham, N.C.

“I'm very excited about this deal, and proud to become part of the Sabert family. I believe that this relationship will help to accelerate new product development in this segment," says Dan Kalmanides, owner and president of Kalman Packaging. "With the acquisition of Kalman, Sabert will be able to provide new innovation and versatile packages designed specifically for pies, cupcakes, muffins and other bakery foods."

The transaction provides a meaningful addition to Sabert's portfolio, while creating opportunities to further broaden Sabert's reach across multiple channels and better serve customers.

"We are delighted to announce this acquisition, which is consistent with our company's mission to enhance and advance the way people enjoy food,” adds John Healey, Sabert's North America president.