WILMINGTON, NC, Sept. 12, 2014 (PRNewswire) -
Atlantic Corporation (Atlantic Packaging) of Wilmington, North Carolina, announced today a definitive agreement to purchase International Paper's three largest paperboard converting facilities in Greensboro, N.C., Hazleton, P.A. and Sturgis, M.I.Read more
Rank, the holding company of Graeme Hart, New Zealand’s richest man, has appointed Credit Suisse to sell Evergreen, which manufactures cartons for milk and fruit juice sold in North America, said people familiar with the matter.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 29, 2014 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki has acquired Interpac Packaging Limited based in Auckland, New Zealand. Interpac manufactures folded carton packaging for the fast-moving consumer goods and retail products as well as the foodservice market in New Zealand. It also manufactures corrugated protective packaging for the local wine industry. The company employs 85 people. With the acquisition Huhtamaki continues to implement its strategy of quality growth and to expand its product offering.Read more
BRUSSELS, Aug. 28, 2014 (PPI Europe) -Germany's Heidelberger Druckmaschinen (Heidelberg), one of the leading printing machinery suppliers in the world, has concluded another step in its ongoing restructuring process.
The group completed the acquisition of a 70% share in Switzerland's Gallus Holding, a leading supplier of machines and services for label and folding carton printers, from Ferd. Rüesch AG. The deal was announced in June and, according to Heidelberg, accelerates the development and usage of digital products from Heidelberg in the growing labels sector.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Aug. 25, 2014 (Globe Newswire) -
Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Europe's leading provider of composite cans along with composite drums and rigid plastic containers, for €286 million, or approximately $383 million, in cash. The final consideration is subject to a normal adjustment of net working capital.Read more
NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA, Aug. 1, 2014 (Press Release) -SupplyOne, Inc., a Newtown Square, Pennsylvania based consolidator of specialty packaging manufacturers, packaging equipment and supply distributors, announced it has acquired the Spartanburg division of TimBar Packaging and Display, a full service provider of corrugated and custom packaging based in Roebuck, South Carolina.Read more
DS Smith announces the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Italian recycling company Italmaceri Srl ("Italmaceri"). DS Smith acquired its existing 50% of Italmaceri as part of the acquisition of SCA Packaging in 2012.
Italmaceri is the second largest recycling company in Italy, handling in excess of 500,000 tonnes of recovered fibre per annum. It has its headquarters in Torino, with operations in Ancona, Casarile and Novara.Read more