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Owens-Illinois (OI) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vitro, the largest supplier of glass containers in Mexico, expected to close within 12 months.
Nomad Holdings (Nomad) has appointed Stéfan Descheemaeker as CEO of its recently-announced acquisition of Iglo Foods Holdings (Iglo Group), which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
Industria Macchine Automatiche (IMA Group) has acquired OYSTAR Group from private equity firm ODEWALD.
KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KapStone) has signed an agreement to acquire Victory Packaging/Golden State Container (Victory) for $615m, expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
Montes del Plata, which is 50% owned by Stora Enso and Chilean company Arauco, has settled a €200m arbitration case with Andritz Pulp Technologies Punta Pereira.
Smurfit Kappa Group has signed an agreement to sell its €42m Solidboard and Graphicboard operations in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK to the Aurelius Group.
European SprayDry Technologies has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise for achieving 2,375% growth in export earnings over the last three years.
Nomad Holdings (Nomad) is to acquire Iglo Foods Holdings (Iglo Group) for €2.6bn, changing its name to Nomad Foods and is looking to appoint a CEO ‘in the near future’.
GEA said it expects to achieve a moderate organic growth in revenue and an operating EBITDA of between €580 and €620m in the current fiscal year 2015, but its growth...
Kuraray has acquired all the shares of Plantic Technologies (Plantic), manufacturer of bio-based barrier materials.
Smurfit Kappa UK (SKUK) is to acquire Inspirepac and the majority shareholding of Beacon Packaging.
Spiroflow Holdings has acquired Food Control Solutions, and says it plans to become one of the top 50 worldwide system integrators in two years.
Tetra Pak has released its financial results for 2014 with €10.9bn net sales, up 1.7% from 2013, with strong growth in Capital Equipment and Technical Sales.
Atlas Holdings has launched Novipax operating company, following its acquisition of Sealed Air’s North American foam trays and absorbent pads (TAP) business.
PFF Packaging Group has acquired Intelligent Packaging Solutions (IPS), which designs and manufactures packaging dairy, ice cream, salads, soups, ready meals and chilled foods.
Amcor has acquired Nampak Flexibles, in South Africa, for $22m.
Huhtamäki Oyj's subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire Butterworth Paper Cups, a privately owned paper cup and foodservice packaging manufacturer in Malaysia for €8m.
A. Schulman has agreed to acquire Citadel Plastics Holdings (Citadel) for $800m, with the transaction expected to close in August 2015.
Owens-Illinois (O-I) has acquired Bennu Glass, a single furnace glass plant in Kalama, Washington, US.
DS Smith has acquired Duropack Group (Duropack) recycled corrugated board packaging for approximately €300m ($339m), the transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
Ball Corporation has announced it is to acquire Rexam for $6.6bn (£4.3bn) ending weeks of speculation.
JBT Corporation has announced its 4th quarter and year-end results for 2014, investor guidance for 2015, and the signing of $20m in contracts to provide liquid foods equipment to Asian food...
Nestlé missed its growth estimate for 2014 and has forecast around 5% growth for 2015 – at the low end of its previous target of 5-6%.
Facing tepid earnings growth and changing consumer shopping dynamics, the Campbell Soup Co. will drastically reorganize its portfolio and cut at least $200 million in costs in the next three...
US-based Smithfield Foods, part of WH Group, has announced it will be restructuring the company, in order to try and accelerate growth.