Smurfit Kappa acquires Saxon Packaging

Smurfit Kappa UK has confirmed the acquisition of Saxon Packaging. Based in Lowestoft, Norfolk, Saxon Packaging is an independent sheet plant. The company has invested over the past three years in latest machinery, which allows the company to meet the needs of its broad customer base in Suffolk, East Anglia and the Home Counties.

Clive Bowers, CEO of Smurfit Kappa UK commented, “I am delighted with this acquisition which will integrate another strong professional management team into the Smurfit Kappa organisation. The culture of this company is very much aligned with the Smurfit Kappa philosophy, having built excellent businesses in selected customer and product sectors which will add to our existing strengths. These acquisitions support our continued drive to ‘Open the future’ within the UK packaging market, further developing our customer offer, brand and reputation in a way that truly sets us apart.”

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