Saica Group acquire Americk Packaging

Subject to approval by the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, the Saica Group will acquire 100 per cent of the Irish owned Americk Packaging Group of companies, which are active in the carton and flexible packaging markets. Consisting of six manufacturing sites in Ireland and the UK, employing 691 staff plus additional operations PP Global and Starfish Brand Solutions who operate as independent brands in the same market. The group achieved a combined turnover in 2015 of around £110 Million.

Americk Packaging are keen to clarify the acquisition will not affect its current operations which will continue to be managed by the existing senior management team. Americk Packaging’s CEO Patrick Doran stated, “This approach has taken some careful consideration by me and our senior management team. Saica are a family run business with a strong code of ethics and compliance which has been of paramount importance when considering the fit with our business, culture and most importantly our staff and customer base. I have informed our staff, customers and suppliers of this positive move that will catapult the Americk Packaging brand into the international packaging market; while adding value and opportunities for our loyal staff, customers and suppliers.”

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