Saica acquires Microlan for its pack division in Alcobendas, Madrid

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Saica acquires Microlan for its pack division in Alcobendas, Madrid

March 03, 2014 - 01:50

  • The new acquisition consolidates SAICA's leadership in the Spanish and Portuguese markets.
  • The Spanish Multinational continues promoting sustainable packaging solutions.

ZARAGOZA, Spain, Feb. 27, 2014 (Press Release) - Saica, a company that develops and produces sustainable solutions for recycled corrugating packaging, corrugated board and environmental services, has acquired the company Microlan for its Pack Division in Alcobendas, Madrid. Microlan belongs to the Lantero Machieraldo family. With a workforce of 120 people and an annual turnover of 25,8 million €, this represents a step ahead in Saica Iberia's growth strategy.

Through this acquisition, Saica strengthens and completes its presence in the Spanish and Portuguese high-performance corrugated board market. The incorporation of Microlan reinforces the multinational's aim to development the niche for high-quality design and printed packaging in the high added value sectors, which play a decisive role in the sale of the products.

Saica thus consolidates its leadership in the corrugated packaging market and maintains its strategic commitment to the promotion of sustainable solutions based on high-performance lightweight papers, the innovation of new flutes and paper compositions, all characterized by high quality design and printing.

"High quality printing on packaging is becoming a basic ally to our customers when presenting their products to their end-consumers. In Saica we keep on furthering our engagement towards our customers and the incorporation of Microlan allows us to complete our range of products in the Iberian market, not only by means of its state-of-the-art printing technology, but also through its knowledge, experience and team", explained Ramón Alejandro, Saica President.