Plastics company RPC Group has posted record profits following a period of European consolidation and wider global acquisitions.
Revenues grew by 36 per cent to £3.75 billion in the year to March. Profits were also up by the same margin at £317 million.
With 189 operating sites in 34 countries, the group’s position outside Europe was enhanced by the acquisitions of Letica and Astrapak. Turnover in China grew organically by 26%.
Revenues outside Europe of £831m, up from £384 million in 2016/17, represent 22 per cent.
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