Ennis Inc has acquired certain assets of Atlas Tag & Label Inc in a move that expands itstag and label capabilities and capacity while adding new customers.

The operation will operate under the trade name Atlas Tag & Label and is expected to be accretive to Ennis' earnings in the first full year of operations. The majority of Atlas Tag & Label Inc's employees have been offered positions with Ennis' new operation.

"Like Ennis, Atlas has been serving the distributor market for more than 80 years, and we feel this addition will positively impact customers of both companies," said Keith Walters, chairman, president and CEO.