O.Berk West LLC Announces Acquisition of the Business of E.D. Luce Packaging of Cerritos, California

18 August 2022

O.Berk West LLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired the business of E.D. Luce Packaging of Cerritos, California, a wholesale distributor of bottles, jars, vials, containers, prescription packaging, and pharmaceutical supplies since 1943. O.Berk® West is an affiliate of O.Berk Company, LLC (Union, NJ), O.Berk Company of New England, LLC (West Haven, CT), and Kols Containers, Inc. (Baltimore, MD). The acquisition of this experienced team of packaging professionals will add to O.Berk's leading footprint within the personal care and pharmaceutical packaging marketplaces from coast to coast.

With this transition, O.Berk will acquire E.D. Luce's Southern California office/warehouse location, customers, supplier relationships, product offerings, and development capabilities as well as E.D. Luce's eCommerce store, essentialsupplies.com. These additions firmly align with O.Berk's dedication to leading the industry as the premier source for stock and custom packaging solutions across all North American marketplaces.

"O.Berk is excited about this strategic acquisition as we welcome the whole E.D. Luce family. This significant acquisition will expand our customer base and presence in the West Coast packaging markets through the acquired product service offerings and physical location in Cerritos, CA. Most importantly, O.Berk and E.D. Luce share core business values of providing unparalleled customer service and packaging expertise," said Marc Gaelen, President and CEO of O.Berk®.

"With our 70+ years of combined experience in packaging, we are thrilled to enter this next phase of our journey with O.Berk. We are confident that this is a winning transaction for everyone involved, and our passionate team is excited to build on O.Berk's fantastic foundation," said Zino Nakasuji, President of E.D. Luce.

Effective August 16, 2022, O.Berk West LLC will own substantially all of the assets of E.D. Luce.

The company can be reached at 1.800.631.7392, oberk.com, and on LinkedIn.

More information about O.Berk® Company and contact information are available at oberk.com.


O.Berk Company, LLC, and its affiliates, with three established locations on the East Coast and a location in the Los Angeles, California area, provide complete packaging services to the pharmaceutical, health care, cosmetic, personal care, food and beverage, household, and commercial industries. O.Berk® offers end-to-end packaging solutions with stock, custom plastic and glass containers, caps, pumps, and sprayers, as well as labeling and decorating services.

Jessie Kressen
Director Of Marketing, O.Berk