Packaging: Südpack acquires LPF
Packaging

Südpack acquires LPF

Südpack / LPF
LPF, located in Grootegast, the Netherlands, is a leading manufacturer of high barrier films for sensitive products.
LPF, located in Grootegast, the Netherlands, is a leading manufacturer of high barrier films for sensitive products.

THE NETHERLANDS, Grootegast. On 1 February 2021, Südpack will acquire LPF Flexible Packaging B.V. (“LPF”) from the Clondalkin Group. The company, located in Grootegast, the Netherlands, is a leading manufacturer of high barrier films for sensitive products.

Since 2005 LPF was part of the Clondalkin Group, which is owned by Dutch private equity investor Egeria since 2016. LPF’s key competencies include the development and production of printed and unprinted duplex and tri-plex packaging laminates, which provide highest product protection and prolonged shelf life for the most demanding applications. LPF mainly serves the packaging markets for food, pharmaceutical and technical products. Its customers include globally leading brands.

About LPF Flexible Packaging
LPF Flexible Packaging is a global manufacturer of flexible packaging for more than 40 different applications. Located in Grootegast in the Netherlands, the company supplies brands and companies primarily in the food and drink, confectionary, healthcare, animal feed, industrial and agricultural sectors. As a premium innovation partner, the packaging specialist works with cutting-edge technologies. The company has long-standing experience in flexo and gravure print, extensive industry expertise most particularly in the field of food and drink, and is considered one of the leading market players in terms of barrier properties. Since 2005, LPF was part of the Clondalkin Group, which had 7 production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland and delivers to a wide range of customers across the world. The Clondalkin Group is owned by Dutch private equity investor Egeria since 2016.

In addition to extensive product and industry expertise, LPF has extensive R&D and business development resources to support its strategy. Moreover, the company has a highquality base of machinery and infrastructure and is well-invested and supported by a highly skilled technical department. To ensure operational effectiveness, LPF’s processes are optimized to produce high-quality laminated films.

Continuity of LPF’s operations post-transaction is secured and its workforce will become part of Südpack. Furthermore, LPF’s customer care will be carried on by the existing sales organization and gradually advance the cultivation of new markets. Meanwhile, Südpack’s high-performance laminates production continues without alterations at its sites in Ochsenhausen and Bioggio in Switzerland.

Source: Südpack
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