June 13: Material solutions and glass recycling company Sibelco recently acquired Texas-based Strategic Materials. Strategic, which operates 42 facilities, processes an estimated 2 million metric tons of cullet per year and is known as one of North America’s largest glass recyclers.

CCL Industries announced this week that it completed its buyout of Pacman-CCL, its Middle East joint venture, by acquiring the remaining 50% equity interest from Albwardy Investment, its Dubai-based partner. “We are very excited to have full ownership of our operations in this fast growing and vibrant region of the world,” said CCL CEO Geoffrey Martin in a statement. The venture is folding into CCL Label. 

Other recent updates include SupplyOne’s acquisition of Columbia Corrugated Box and Berkley’s acquisition of Sisco Corp.

While some parts of the packaging industry are already highly consolidated and recent economic challenges have created headwinds, deals are happening. Serdar Akar aims to track as many as possible throughout 2024 to help you stay up to date.

Although the packaging industry is global, this list focuses on deals involving companies that are either based in the U.S. or have a notable U.S. presence. We list the acquirers in alphabetical order by their parent company or common operating name, which may differ from the specific legal entities involved in the acquisitions. The list can be sorted by category by clicking on each column title in the table below.

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