Fairfield, NJ (September 20, 2022) – Keypoint Intelligence is pleased to announce that it has acquired Karstedt Partners, LLC of Eden, New York. The transaction enables Keypoint Intelligence to accelerate product development efforts to serve all facets of the packaging supply chain that is under extreme pressures to come up with new products and practices over the next decade.
Founded in 1996, Karstedt Partners, LLC has been a trusted source for insights, innovations, and consulting services to constituents in all sectors of the consumer products and packaging supply chain.
“As part of the Keypoint Intelligence family and using the extensive tools and capabilities of their extremely talented team of researchers and analysts, Karstedt Partners will be able to have an even greater impact on the industry that we love so deeply,” said Kevin Karstedt, CEO and Founder. “My partner Jeff Wettersten and I are very pleased to be able to expand the level of consulting and information sharing to an extended range of clients in an industry that is experiencing unprecedented challenges in supply chain and technology disruption.”
Anthony Sci, President and CEO of Keypoint Intelligence, said, “We are excited about the growth opportunities and expansion of our offerings in the packaging and labels market. Combining Keypoint Intelligence’s focus on improving business goals and increasing bottom lines with Karstedt Partners’ unbiased analysis and assessments of the ever-changing landscape of digital package printing is a powerful combination and will allow us to further serve our customers.”
About Keypoint Intelligence
For 60 years, clients in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and extensive market research to drive their product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognized as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis, and awards due to decades of analyst experience. Customers have harnessed this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence to improve business goals and increase bottom lines. With a central focus on clients, Keypoint Intelligence continues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while intimately understanding and serving manufacturers’, channels’, and their customers’ transformation in the digital printing and imaging sector.
About Karstedt Partners, LLC
Since 1996 Karstedt Partners, LLC has been a trusted source for insights, innovations, and consulting services to constituents in all sectors of the consumer products and packaging supply chain. Brand Owners, Graphic Service Providers, Package Printers, and OEMs have counted on Karstedt Partners counsel and guidance with developing efficient and effective workflows and tools aimed at improving time-to-market and product quality. Building on a corporate reputation of being both visionary and pragmatic, Karstedt Partners offers insightful and actionable guidance to companies looking to; use existing technologies in innovative ways, build new processes or solutions and bring them to market, validate business and technology prospects.