Niederwieser aquires majority stake in German extrusion company VF-Verpackungen

06.06.2013 09:54
Niederwieser Spa acquires majority stake in the German company VF-Verpackungen, the manufacturer of flexible PA/PE laminates that sell under the trade name Amilen. VF-Verpackungen offers a wide range of flexible laminates for the food and non-food industries. VF-Verpackungen enjoys an excellent reputation in the international market thanks to the constant quality of its products and the seriousness in managing relationships with customers as well as suppliers.

Established in 1979, VF-Verpackungen with its currently 110 employees has taken a leading role on the flexible barrier packaging films market. The company is located in Sulzberg, near Kempten, in southern Germany and covers a facility area of approx. 20.000 mĀ².

The company is planning major investments in the near future that will enable it to diversify its product portfolio further, giving Niederwieser Spa the opportunity to expand the range of its products.

VF-Verpackungen produces more than 30.000 t/year of flexible laminates based on PE, PA, PP and EVOH. With its state of the art extrusion plants it enables Niederwieser Spa to access new dynamic markets with a high growth potential.

"We are delighted to have a partner whom we share values and entrepreneurial spirit," says Matthias Schweizer, CEO of VF-Verpackungen. "The acquisition by Niederwieser Spa is an important step for our further dynamic development, both internally and externally.
In addition to strengthening our leadership position, this acquisition allows us to start a process of internationalization, enhancing the innovation in the field of flexible packaging films in a particularly promising and growing market."

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The film AmilenĀ® are marketed in Italy by Niederwieser Spa