Canadian Plastics

MAC Closures sold to Berry Plastics

Waterloo, Que.-based plastics cap manufacturer MAC Closures has been purchased by packaging supplier Berry Plastics...

January 2, 2008   Canadian Plastics

Waterloo, Que.-based plastics cap manufacturer MAC Closures has been purchased by packaging supplier Berry Plastics Corporation.

“The acquisition of MAC Closures is a continuation of Berry’s strategic plan to expand our North American position by combining with industry leading companies to provide a full product offering of plastic packaging to our customers,” said Ira Boots, chairman and CEO of Berry Plastics, which is headquartered in Evansville, Ind.

MAC Closures manufactures stock and custom products for U.S. and Canadian based private and national brand owners, distributors and other packaging suppliers.

“I am pleased to join an industry leader with values and a vision that we share and that has driven MAC to its current position in the market. We look forward to build on to that excellence,” said Gilles Decelles, President and CEO of MAC Closures.

Berry Plastics has 56 factories worldwide and employs approximately 12,700 people.

In addition to its headquarters in Waterloo, MAC Closures operates a production plant in Oakville, Ont.


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