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Acquisition of Spain's Plasbel Plásticos / Sustainable packaging portfolio expanded

Acquisition of Spain's Plasbel Plà¡sticos / Sustainable packaging portfolio expandedA polyethlene flow pack (Photo: Plasbel)Finnish packaging manufacturer Walki (Espoo; said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Spanish packaging producer Plasbel Plà¡sticos (Murcia; Price and terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Plasbel will become part of Walkiâ??s global consumer packaging business unit. The Spanish company specialises in the production of recycled and compostable bags and flexible packaging products used in the food and retail sectors. It generated sales of EUR 80m in 2020.
The acquisition expands Walkiâ??s European manufacturing footprint, sustainable packaging portfolio and geographical reach. Walki gains Plasbelâ??s 30,000 m² manufacturing facility in Murcia, which produces a broad range of food packaging solutions, along with post-consumer recycled and compostable films with retail and hospitality applications. Walki said it aims to become a leading converter of biofilms.05.05.2021 [247574-0]

Publication date: 05/05/2021



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