On 3 October 2016, the Belgian packaging manufacturer VPK Packaging Group acquired the Norwegian Peterson Packaging A/S from Pemco A/S and Unitel A/S.

VPK Packaging Group has since 1935 been manufacturing packaging for logistical purposes and owns 35 factories in 13 countries.

The Norwegian Peterson Packaging employs approx. 920 persons and is a supplier of paper and packaging solutions.

The acquisition includes six factories, three of which are located in Norway, two in Sweden and one in Denmark. The acquisition is part of VPK's strategy to expand the company's geographical spread in order to improve the supply of high-quality packaging solutions to European customers. 

Horten has advised VPK Packaging Group.


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