Coveris Scoop Up Polythene Packaging Specialist

Europe-wide purveyors of flexible packaging, Coveris has acquired Initial Packaging Ltd, a business specialised in the production of tamper-evident bags.

With the global specialty packaging market experiencing continuous and solid growth rates – notably in E-commerce, hygiene, pharma and medical packaging – Coveris has taken the opportunity to acquire the UK-based Initial Packaging, which specialises in protective, tamper-evident and customised packaging for security, logistics and diagnosis applications.

With this acquisition Coveris gains access to new markets & distribution channels, as well as expanding its product portfolio and manufacturing capability in this highly attractive area.

After a long and extensive search for an ideal partner, we are delighted to welcome Initial Packaging in the Coveris family,” says Jakob A. Mosser, CEO Coveris. “Initial Packaging supports our growth strategy in high-performance speciality bags. Alongside food and pet food we will realise further growth in the hygiene, pharma and medical segment. This product group is a perfect example of how plastics can show its superior performance in a convincing and sustainable way.

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