Amcor has announced the acquisition of Deluxe Packages, a privately owned American flexible packaging business, for $45m.
The acquired business will form part of Amcor’s newly formed Flexibles Americas business group, the Melbourne-headquartered company revealed.
“Deluxe operates one well-invested manufacturing plant with attractive technologies, capabilities and highly skilled co-workers in Yuba City, in Northern California,” Amcor continued. The business generates revenues of approximately $42m, providing high-performance flexible packaging products to customers in the fresh food and snack segments.
Amcor CEO and managing director Ron Delia said: “North America is an attractive region for flexible packaging and this acquisition represents an excellent opportunity to accelerate profitable growth.
“With the addition of Deluxe Packages, Amcor’s customer value proposition in the speciality food packaging segment is strengthened with a combined East and West Coast footprint. This acquisition will enhance growth in priority segments and generate strong returns.”
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