Smurfit Kappa confirms Atlas Packaging acquisition

SMURFIT Kappa has completed the acquisition of Devon-based corrugated specialist Atlas Packaging.

Atlas is described as having a ‘particularly strong presence’ in shelf ready packaging, gift boxing and the e-commerce sector.

Eddie Fellows, CEO of Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK & Ireland, said, “I am delighted with this acquisition and to welcome another strong professional management team into the Smurfit Kappa organisation. The business has an established customer base across several industries and an excellent reputation.

“This acquisition will further strengthen our ability to service the UK market and our customers with innovative and sustainable packaging solutions.”