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Sidel acquires creative Italian packaging design company PET Engineering

Founded in 1999 and based in San Vendemiano, Italy, PET Engineering has 40 employees and has won several packaging awards recently.


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October 30, 2018 by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to expand its packaging solutions portfolio, Swiss packaging machinery and equipment supplier Sidel Group has acquired PET Engineering srl, an Italian design firm, for an undisclosed amount.

Founded in 1999 and based in San Vendemiano, Italy, PET Engineering has 40 employees. The firm has won several packaging awards over the years, including the WorldStar Award in the beverage category in 2017 and the Golden A Design Award in packaging design earlier this year.

“With packaging increasingly playing a key role in any marketing mix, we are confident that Sidel and PET Engineering’s complementary strengths in packaging design, qualification and blowing process will bring the Sidel Group more business opportunities while offering customers a diversified choice of partners to materialise their creative requirements,” Pavel Shevchuk, executive vice president, services with Sidel Group, said in a statement. “PET Engineering is perfectly established to help Sidel expand its packaging offering – especially regarding the design of containers for water, soft drinks, liquid dairy products and beer.”