Flexible plastic packaging company RPC Group has announced that it has acquired design and polythene film manufacturer Nordfolien GmBH.
The company said that after the transformation of the RPC bpi group, the purchase of Nordfolien shows an important step in expanding its flexibles platform.
According to RPC, this step will increase bpi group’s market positions in Europe and provide access to higher growth destinations including Eastern Europe, while improving its ability to follow its international customers.
Nordfolien’s product offering will enhance its overall portfolio while adding more innovation capability to the markets, RPC said.
The manufacturing company has locations in Steinfeld, Germany and Poland, and a capacity of 60,000 tonnes each year, with a recycling capacity of 15,000 tonnes.
RPC has said that Nordfolien’s recycling facilities in Germany and Poland will expand bpi group’s recycling capabilities to over 80,000 tonnes and improve its sustainability offering to its customers on the continent.
The transaction is subject to clearance from German and Polish competition authorities, and is expected to be completed in September this year.