The Glatfelter Agency announced Wednesday that it has acquired the group benefits practice of Ian S. Young Associates, based in Reading, Berks County.

The acquisition allows the agency - a division of Glatfelter Insurance Group - to expand its operations and presence in Berks County and the surrounding communities, according to Scott Rogers, president of The Glatfelter Agency.

"We believe the business practices and client service standards established by Ian S. Young Associates are well aligned with those of The Glatfelter Agency, promising a smooth transition for clients," he said. "We're pleased Ian will stay on initially in an advisory role to further ensure this transition."

The acquisition was completed on Oct. 1. Terms were not disclosed.

The Glatfelter Agency, at 221 E. Philadelphia St. in York City, provides commercial and personal insurance products, benefits packages and risk management solutions to more than 6,300 clients in central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.