Multisorb Technologies (, the world leader in active packaging technology, has announced that senior management, led by Michael R. McGee, chairman, and James V. Renda, president, has partnered with Summer Street Capital Partners of Buffalo, New York (USA) to purchase the company from the John S. Cullen estate. Since Cullen passed away four years ago, the company has been operating as a part of the Cullen estate while the final transition of the company was determined. McGee and Renda will maintain their positions as chairman and president, respectively.

Renda states, “This change is very positive news and will be completely transparent to our customers and employees. From staffing to our service and commitment to our customers, nothing will change. It will be business as usual. Our new structure will also allow us to continue to expand our investment in new technologies and process improvements to ensure that state-of–the-art, high-quality sorbent solutions are provided to the market over the long term. This partnership assures the long-term growth of the company with local ownership.”

Mike McQueeney, managing partner with Summer Street, adds, “There is a reason Multisorb is the leader active packaging.  It is one of the best run companies we've seen—the entire team is committed to serving their customers and markets in an exceptional way. We are proud to be part of the team and to help them achieve their next level of growth.”

McGee adds, “Multisorb remains committed to providing the leadership, innovation, and solutions for active packaging that our customers have enjoyed for the past 53 years.”

Multisorb Technologies is headquartered in Buffalo, New York, U.S.A., with operating plants in Mobile, Alabama and Telford, United Kingdom as well as sales offices throughout the world.