Smurfit Kappa bought a factory in Russia
Smurfit Kappa, a world leader in the production of paper, cardboard and corrugated board packaging acquired the Soyuz factory in Moscow, which produces corrugated packaging. The company thus increased its market share in Russia. The factory in Moscow employs up to 300 employees. This investment opens up new opportunities for servicing international and national clients.
Pim Wareman (the European division of corrugated packaging Smurfit Kappa) said: “We are happy to acquire the Soyuz factory! I greet the employees of the factory on behalf of Smurfit Kappa! Russia is an attractive and growing market with great potential. And we are glad to increase our share in this market in the center of the country. “
Saverio Mayer, CEO of the European division of Smurfit Kappa, added: “This transaction will help our ongoing desire to provide more opportunities for our customers, and the unique packaging tools for business from Smurfit Kappa will help further development of the Soyuz Factory. A wide range of corrugated cardboard products, as well as an innovative and fast growing sector of Bag-in-Box provides unlimited possibilities for Smurfit Kappa and our customers. “