AR Metallizing buys into Latin America

AR Metallizing, which specializes in the production of coated metallized paper for flexible packaging and labels, has acquired the Brazilian packaging company Málaga Produtos Metalizados.

Málaga Produtos Metalizados was founded in the 1960s and has become the number one player in the Brazilian market. Founder Francisco Málaga says that the acquisition will help the company “become a bigger global player”.

AR Metallizing supplies has production sites in Belgium, Italy and United States so this acquisition signals an expansion into the Latin American market. Dr. Bart Devos, CEO of AR Metallizing and Vice President of the Nissha Group, commented: “Given its perfect location in the world’s fastest-growing beer market and its continuous innovations throughout the years, Málaga Produtos Metalizados is the perfect partner for us in order to continue to grow and to invest in our core business, worldwide. Together we will strive to create the best products for our partners in Latin America.”

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