Constantia Flexibles, the third largest producer of flexible packaging worldwide, has signed an agreement to acquire the Polish company Drukpol Flexo, according to a press release datelined Vienna, on 2 March 2023. “We are delighted by this opportunity to invest in the growth of our European flexo printing platform while reinforcing our successful footprint in Poland,” said Pim Vervaat, CEO of Constantia Flexibles.
On 2 March 2023, Constantia Flexibles agreed to acquire the Polish flexible packaging company Drukpol Flexo sp. Z.o.o. “I am convinced that Drukpol Flexo has found the right partner for the future and continues to grow under Constantia Flexibles’ wings,” states the founder and owner of Drukpol Flexo, Zenon Ziemak.
Founded in 1992, the company has grown to 183 employees, and is a well-established player in the Polish flexible packaging market with strong capabilities in flexo printing, extrusion lamination, and vertical integration. Drukpol Flexo mainly serves domestic food and HPC markets for local and international customers. It brings two additional sites close to Poland’s capital, Warsaw. Therefore, it is complementary to Constantia Flexibles’ existing sites Constantia Teich Poland in Rogowiec and Constantia ColorCap in Jejkowice.
The press release says that by becoming part of Constantia Flexibles, Drukpol Flexo has the possibility to continue its growth and enhance its offering with the more sustainable product portfolio of Constantia Flexibles. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed, and it is subject to competition clearance and other closing conditions. Completion of the deal is expected in Q2 2023.