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Guala Closures snaps up Labrenta reinforcing luxury offer

Guala Closures snaps up Labrenta reinforcing luxury offer

Guala Closures announced its purchase of fellow Italian supplier Labrenta last week. For Guala, the transaction is “an important step towards becoming a world leader in the luxury segment”. Consolidation in the luxury packaging sector continues[…]

07/13/2022 | Corporate strategy
“The potential for acquisitions is huge in today’s fragmented packaging market”

Interview

“The potential for acquisitions is huge in today’s fragmented packaging market”

Paolo Recrosio, CEO at Berlin Packaging EMEA, sat down with Luxe Packaging Insight to discuss his ambitious acquisition strategy for the months and years to come for this US-based “hybrid packaging supplier”. Can you give us a bit of background[…]

07/06/2022 | Corporate strategy

Carlyle acquires HCP Packaging

Investment firm Carlyle is to acquire cosmetics packaging specialist HCP Packaging from Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) for an undisclosed sum. Carlyle said it will work with HCP to explore global acquisitions and strengthen its R&D[…]

06/01/2022 |
Labrenta acquires Portuguese cork supplier Anacorks

Labrenta acquires Portuguese cork supplier Anacorks

With the addition of Portugeuse natural cork manufacturer Anacorks to its portfolio, Italian premium closures specialist Labrenta is expanding its international footprint in the spirits closures market. Labrenta’s purchase of Portuguese supplier[…]

05/05/2022 |
With Tageos acquisition, Fedrigoni enters “smart label” market

With Tageos acquisition, Fedrigoni enters “smart label” market

Special papers manufacturer Fedrigoni Group has taken a majority share in French company Tageos, a supplier of RFID inlays and tags. This marks the Italian player’s diversification into connected solutions, while reinforcing its offer in the[…]

03/31/2022 | Corporate strategy

BillerudKorsnäs to acquire Verso

Swedish paper maker BillerudKorsnäs is to acquire North American coated paper producer Verso and convert one of its facilities into a paperboard production site. As part of its aim to expand in North America, BillerudKorsnäs is to purchase[…]

12/23/2021 |
Pusterla 1880 rebrands Pollard Boxes to Pusterla Pollards after acquisition

Pusterla 1880 rebrands Pollard Boxes to Pusterla Pollards after acquisition

UK-based luxury packaging manufacturer Pollard Boxes has unveiled a new name and logo following its acquisition by Italy’s Pusterla 1880 earlier this year. Rigid-box specialist Pollard Boxes has changed its name to Pusterla Pollards. Pusterla[…]

12/02/2021 |
TricorBraun acquires glassmaker Vetroelite

TricorBraun acquires glassmaker Vetroelite

Italian glass manufacturer Vetroelite is changing hands. Majority-owned by private-equity firm LBO France since 2017, the company is set to join the portfolio of US-based primary packaging distributor TricorBraun this month. The acquisition of[…]

10/13/2021
Quadpack makes decoration acquisition, innovates in airless

Quadpack makes decoration acquisition, innovates in airless

At LUXE PACK Monaco last week, Quadpack revealed its acquisition of a German hot stamping company to bring a previously outsourced decoration technique in-house. The cosmetics packaging supplier also unveiled its new Canvas Airless range that[…]

10/06/2021 |
Pusterla 1880's Roberto Marini: "Our innovations will primarily center on eco-designed solutions"

Pusterla 1880's Roberto Marini: "Our innovations will primarily center on eco-designed solutions"

Luxe Packaging Insight discusses Pusterla 1880's recent investments and acquisitions with Managing Director Roberto Marini. He also gives a sneak preview into the sustainable packaging innovations the company will unveil at LUXE PACK Monaco in[…]

08/30/2021 | Trade show