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Kraft Foods Group shareholders have voted to approve the previously announced merger agreement for the creation of The Kraft Heinz Company.
Duravant, an equipment manufacturer for food processing, packaging and material handling has acquired Mespack, in Barcelona, Spain.
Greiner Packaging has acquired a 51% majority in Teknik Plastik and Teknik IML from the Özata Group, in Turkey.
Austrian-based Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MM Packaging) has made an offer to acquire the folding carton operations of Ileos, in France, owned by Oaktree Capital Management for €80m.
The South Africa Competition Commission has approved, without conditions the intermediate merger whereby Amcor Flexibles South Africa (AFSA) intends to acquire the flexible packaging business of Nampak.
The European Commission has approved Plastipak’s acquisition of APPE, under the EU Merger Regulation act.
The Canadian Competition Bureau has issued a "no action" letter and will not challenge H.J. Heinz’s merger with Kraft Foods.
Kraft shareholders will vote on a proposed acquisition of Kraft Foods Group by H.J. Heinz following a waiting period set by the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act, which has now expired.
Saint-Gobain has been in talks with Apollo Global Management, (Apollo) to buy Verallia for €2,945m, due to close at the end of the year, subject to the approval of competition...
Nomad will take a disciplined approach to evaluating future acquisition opportunities in the consumer foods space following its acquisition of Iglo Group, according to Stefan Descheemaeker, the newly appointed CEO ...
DS Smith Group has completed its acquisition of Duropack taking ownership of 14 corrugated packaging sites, two paper mills and 18 recycling sites across nine countries.
Coveris Holdings has acquired Elldex Packaging Solutions to expand into Australasia.
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.