Phil Scott, Governor of Vermont visits Bertek



On Oct 25th, 2017, Bertek, an IMS company, had the honour to receive a visit from Phil Scott, the Governor of Vermont (left in the photo), at their installations in Milton, VT.

Butch Whitcomb, Director of operations at Bertek (middle) and Jean Ethier, President of IMS inc. (right) had the pleasure of showing the Governor around the Bertek facilities, have him meet with employees, and see some of our printing work in action.

“We were quite honoured by the Governors visit. As one of his top priorities is growing Vermont’s economy by demonstrating the quality of Vermont businesses, we were proud to be among the companies he’s taken the time to come and meet” said Butch Whitcomb. Mr. Ethier added “We impressed upon the governor how we believe a strong customer focus is essential to growing lasting business relationships and creating meaningful business opportunities. It’s something we’ve always done.”

We Thank Governor Scott for his visit and encourage you to learn more about his Economic initiatives at





Bertek has been acquired by IMS (Identification Multi Solutions) !


IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of packaging identification solutions in Eastern Canada, announced that it has acquired Bertek.

 This means both IMS and Bertek customers will be able to access an even wider variety of top-notch printing and identification services than before. This includes labelling, printing, print and apply, specialty printing, card and tag making, shrink sleeving and certification labelling. These two highly experienced leaders in their fields will also continue to bring world-class service and expertise to all customer projects.

"We are very pleased to strengthen our labeling and identification capabilities with the strategic acquisition of Bertek Inc. Their capabilities are highly complementary to ours and help reinforce our position as a top, one-stop labelling and identification provider serving Eastern Canada, and, going forward, the New England States" said Jean Ethier, President of IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc). 

"Bertek’s outstanding customer service was a determining factor in the transaction as it harmonizes perfectly with IMS’s customer-centric approach. This acquisition also sets the stage for accelerated growth in a market that is crucial to our long-term objectives. We are delighted to add this highly skilled team to the growing IMS family" he added. 

Says Peter Kvam, Vice-President of Sales at Bertek, "We are thrilled to join this experienced firm with its reputation for excellence. The merging of our know-how and technologies will enable us to expand our offer to our current customers, as well as help us seek out prospects in new market segments. The fact that we will move forward as a highly customer-centric unit will be a strong differentiator." 

Butch Whitcomb, Director of operations at Bertek adds "We are very much looking forward to creating synergies with our combined product lines. We feel this is a unique opportunity to create more value for our customers." 

We will continue to manufacture and distribute current products and provide exceptional service to all customers.

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