“Our acquisitions of Zuckerman Honickman, a name synonymous with premium beverage packaging, and Vessel Packaging, one of Canada’s leading value-added distributors of aluminum cans, strengthen our ability to serve beverage customers with expanded offerings and services across North America, ” said Court Carruthers, President and CEO, TricorBraun. “We are extremely pleased to welcome the ZH and Vessel teams to the TricorBraun family and look forward to investing in their continued growth. “

All members of the ZH and Vessel team, including ZH President Michael Zuckerman, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Development Lorne Paskin, and Vice President of Operations Jon Zuckerman, as well as CEO of Vessel Packaging Matt Leslie and Mitchell Evanecz Managing Director – will remain at TricorBraun. The businesses will operate as separate, stand-alone businesses, and the teams will continue to work from their existing locations. Effective immediately, the companies will be known as Zuckerman Honickman, a TricorBraun Company, and Vessel Packaging, a TricorBraun Company.

Zuckerman Honickman, a fourth generation family business backed by over 130 years of experience, supplies innovative packaging to many of the world’s most iconic beverage brands, as well as entrepreneurial and groundbreaking brands. The company serves customers in all beverage industries including sports drinks, craft beer, cider, craft soda, wine, spirits, and more. Based in King of Prussia, PA, ZH serves clients across the United States and Canada.

Since its founding in 2013 as a mobile canning company serving British Columbia’s craft brewers, Vessel has grown into a one-stop shop for aluminum cans, offering everything from canning and design services mobile to printed cans, can end caps and holders, shrink sleeves, and other labeling services. The company serves all major beverage end markets including beer, wine, cider, kombucha, coffee, sparkling water and ready-to-drink (RTD). Vessel has a national presence with five locations across Canada (Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga, Ottawa and Montreal) and serves customers across Canada and the United States.