Essentra's $455 million acquisition of Clondalkin Group's specialist packaging division (SPD) includes five folding carton plants in the US and four in Europe focused on pharmaceuticals and healthcare.
Clondalkin's SPD has estimated 2014 revenues of $438 million, mostly in pharma and personal care, with 51 percent of revenues in cartons, followed by leaflets and labels.Read more
Rengo Co., Ltd.'s Thai joint venture company, Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. has acquired a 100 percent stake in D-In Pack Limited, through their subsidiary. D-IN is a corrugated box manufacturer operating in Nakorn Pathom Province (Thailand) with an annual capacity of approximately 15,000 tons.Read more
Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has acquired Brian Thomas Display & Packaging, a Houston corrugated sheet plant for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 1984, Brian Thomas specializes in high quality graphics packaging and point-of-purchase displays.Read more
KUOPIO, Finland, Nov. 4, 2014 (Press Release) -On 30 September 2014, Powerflute Oyj ("Powerflute" or the "Company") announced that it had entered into a conditional agreement with Stora Enso Oyj ("Stora Enso") for the acquisition of Corenso, an international producer of cores and coreboard (the "Acquisition").Read more
NEW YORK—Multi Packaging Solutions, a global leader in value-added print and packaging solutions for the branded consumer, healthcare and multi-media markets, and AGI Global Holdings Coöperatief U.A. and AGI-Shorewood Group US Holdings, LLC (together, "ASG") announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of the North American and Asian Print businesses of ASG to MPS.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC-Sonoco today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for EURO286 million, or approximately $360 million, in cash.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI-Green Bay Packaging Inc. acquires Great Lakes Packaging Corp. and Midland Container Corp. from MidCon Holdings, LLC, an Arbor Investment Company. The acquisition is effective October 31, 2014 and terms of the deal were not disclosed.Read more