Huhtamaki acquires a laminate manufacturer in the United States


Huhtamaki acquires a laminate manufacturer in the United States

Huhtamaki has acquired the assets and business of Pure-Stat Technologies, Inc., a privately owned company in the United States. Pure-Stat's laminate is used as a component in a number of Huhtamaki's molded fiber products. The company employs 12 people in its manufacturing unit in Lewiston, Maine.

The purchase price is approximately EUR 6 million and the acquired unit will become part of Huhtamaki's North America business segment as of July 1, 2015.

For further information, please contact:
Katariina Hietaranta, Head of Group Communications and IR, tel. +358 10 686 7863
Kaisa Uurasmaa, Manager, Investor Relations, tel. +358 10 686 781

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