| Management | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok | Thailand
Indorama Ventures buys 74% stake in Egyptian firm Medco Plast
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) has completed the acquisition of 74% of the share capital of Medco Plast for Packing and Packaging Systems S.A.E. (Medco Plast) from Middle East Glass Manufacturing Co. S.A.E. (MEG) and the Samaha family. Following the acquisition, MEG will retain a 16%...
| Management | PolyOne | Avon Lake, OH | United States
PolyOne hires Christopher Pederson as president, specialty engineered materials
PolyOne Corporation, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced the hiring of Christopher L. Pederson as senior vice president, president of Specialty Engineered Materials.
| Management | Krones AG | Neutraubling | Germany
Krones strenghtens its PET capabilities
Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging solutions, has acquired MHT Holding AG.
| Management | Petainer | London | United Kingdom
Petainer expands manufacturing footprint to Latin America and China
Petainer, the global leader in one-way kegs, is partnering with Great Leap Brewing in China to start manufacturing petainerKeg in 2019. This is in response to rapidly growing demand for draught beer in China and the suitability of one-way PET kegs in a country where logistics are complex.
| Management | Lifocolor Farben | Lichtenfels | Germany
Lifocolor Farben: expansion in France
Lifocolor sarl, the French subsidiary of Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of colour masterbatches, additive preparations and compounds is investing more than 5 million euros in a new plant in Izernore (Département de l'Ain).
| Management | Resource Label Group | Franklin, TN | United States
Resource Label Group acquires Spectrum Label
Resource Label Group, a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, announced that it has acquired Spectrum Label Corporation, a leading supplier of pressure sensitive labeling solutions for various segments including...
| Management | Advent International | Boston, MA | United States
Advent International invests in India’s largest rigid plastic packaging solution provider
Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, Kedaara Capital, one of the largest home-grown domestic private equity investors, and Manjushree Technopack today announced that Advent has invested in Manjushree Technopack Ltd., India’s largest rigid...
| Business function | Sidel | Italy
Sidel Group acquires PET Engineering
On October 11, the Sidel Group concluded the acquisition of PET Engineering Srl, further expanding the company’s portfolio of packaging solutions. “With packaging increasingly playing a key role in any marketing mix, we are confident that Sidel and PET Engineering’s complementary strengths in...
| Management | Avantium | Amsterdam | Netherlands
Avantium and BASF in dispute over Synvina
Avantium and BASF are in a dispute about the future of their Synvina joint venture. The companies disagree on the timing for the fulfilment of the criteria to invest in the commercial-scale plant for FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid).
| Business function | Cott Corporation | Toronto, ON, Canada and Tampa, FL, | United States
Cott announces acquisition of Mountain Valley Spring company
Cott Corporation today announced that DS Services, a Cott Corporation subsidiary, acquired The Mountain Valley Spring Company ("Mountain Valley") for $78.5 million in cash from Great Range Capital.
| Business function | Krones AG | Neutraubling | Germany
Krones strengthens its Process Technology in the US
Krones, the world’s leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has completed the acquisition of W.M. Sprinkman Corporation, Wisconsin, US. Founded in 1929, Sprinkman provides engineered food and beverage processing equipment, specializing in the dairy and brewing industries.
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