APPE Sale to Plastipak completed


The sale of APPE, the former packaging division of La Seda de Barcelona, to Plastipak Packaging Inc. has now been completed.  Following the approval granted by the European Commission, APPE is rebranded Plastipak Packaging with immediate effect.
Founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, USA, Plastipak Packaging operates now than 37 sites in the United States, South America and Europe, with a total of over 5,000 employees, to produce design and manufacture rigid plastic containers for food, beverage, and other consumer products.
The acquisition will significantly strengthen Plastipak‚Äôs position in Europe, combining fifteen  production facilities in twelve countries. Martin Hargreaves is appointed Managing Director Europe.