B&R on course for expansion and growth

2014 ends with high sales – automation specialist expands globally

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Peter Gucher, general manager of B&R

Packaging in South AfricaAmcor acquires NampakAmcor announced on 26 March 2015 the US$ 22 million acquisition of Nampak Flexibles, one of the market leaders in flexible packaging in South Africa. Nampak Flexibles has extrusion, lamination and conversion capabilities across three plants, and generates annual sales of approximately US$ 94 million. Its business services meet the demands of multinational and domestic customers in the beverage, food and home care end markets.Nampak is a leading packaging company in Sub-Saharan AfricaThe CEO and managing director of Amcor, Ken MacKenzie said, “This acquisition provides a platform for growth in the African region. Nampak Flexibles has an experienced management team and is the market leader in South Africa. It services many of Amcor’s existing global customers and creates the opportunity to leverage our product innovation and design capabilities into this market.”

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