LONDON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- DS Smith Plc, a leading provider of corrugated & plastics packaging worldwide, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Parish Manufacturing Inc. as previously announced on the 8th of December 2016.
Parish is a USA based manufacturer and supplier of bag-in-box systems, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The business, whose main focus is in bag-in-box and custom packaging for different liquids, will operate under DS Smith's Rapak® brand.
Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith commented: "We are delighted to complete the acquisition of Parish Manufacturing; a business that is highly complementary to DS Smith's customer offering in the Flexible Packaging markets and strengthen our growth opportunities in the North American region. We look forward to integrating the business into the DS Smith Group and are excited about the excellent opportunities for customers, employees and shareholders."
NOTES TO EDITORS
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and of specialized plastic packaging worldwide, operating across 36 countries and employing 26,000 people. Our vision is to become the leader in recycled packaging for consumer goods through offering great service, quality, innovation and environmental solutions to our customers. For more information, visit www.dssmith.com or www.rapak.com
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