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02.06.2016 0

Consolidation of the flexible packaging market

Consolidation in the global flexible packaging industry has been ongoing for many years, particularly in North America and Europe. In the recent years, this trend has been extended to Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Major players like Amcor and Sealed Air try to access or strengthen their position in both mature and emerging markets. The example of Sun Capital shows that the interest of private equity in the flexible packaging industry is growing rapidly.


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19.05.2016 0

Flint acquired US company

Flint Group has acquired American Inks and Coatings. The chemical giant states that this investment is an important part of their global long-range strategy to grow in key segments.

This move enhances Flint's position on the flexible packaging market, as well as on the paper and board packaging market.



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21.04.2016 0

Bemis grows through acquisition

Bemis has signed an agreement to acquire the medical device packaging operations of SteriPack Group.

This acquisition includes a facility in Ireland as well as packaging production assets in Malaysia and the United States. These operations recorded annual net sales of approximately USD 65 million in fiscal 2015. SteriPack Group will continue to independently own and operate its contract manufacturing services business. 

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21.04.2016 0

Amcor spends USD 435 mio in South American

The worlds largest packaging producers has expanded its footstep in South America by the acquisition of a major local player, Alusa. The purchase price of USD 435 million represents 8.5 times Profit Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization (PBITDA). Alusa – which includes Alusa (Chile), Peruplast (Peru), Aluflex (Argentina) and Flexa (Colombia) – is owned by Techpack S.A. and Nexus Private Equity.

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