Appvion, a provider of coating services to the retail, healthcare, transportation, entertainment and food packaging markets and a Wynnchurch Capital portfolio company, has bought Nekoosa Coated Products LLC.

Headquartered in Nekoosa, Wis., Nekoosa Coated Products is an engineered materials company serving the graphics and commercial print markets in North America and Europe. Nekoosa offers application tapes, synthetics, pressure-sensitive films and sheeted digital and carbonless paper.

“We are bringing together two great companies with complementary businesses and capabilities to accelerate growth and create additional value for our customers,” comments Laurie Andriate, CEO of Appvion.