Berry Global Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Laddawn, Inc.
Provides an e-Commerce channel with proven web and mobile sales
platforms for stock and custom products
EVANSVILLE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berry Global Group, Inc. (“Berry”) (NYSE: BERY), today announced that it
has completed the acquisition of Laddawn, Inc., (“Laddawn”). Laddawn is
a manufacturer of blown polyethylene bags and films with a
unique-to-industry e-Commerce sales platform at www.Laddawn.com.
Laddawn has a proven track record in delivering strong organic growth
generating over $145 million of net sales for the twelve months ended
July 31, 2018. Laddawn has 380 employees with five manufacturing sites
spread across the United States.
“We are extremely excited with what Laddawn’s proven web and mobile
sales platforms will bring to our Engineered Materials portfolio, as
well as, the possibility to expand these platforms to include other
Berry products," said Tom Salmon, Chairman and CEO of Berry. “We believe
Laddawn’s highly-technical online capabilities will support immediate
growth, via this e-Commerce platform, to assist in quicker customer
response times and small order fulfillments for the faster growing small
and medium sized customer base. The combined Laddawn and Berry custom
film product portfolio will provide a vast range of product offerings to
thousands of valued customers further strengthening our core films
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY), headquartered in Evansville,
Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect
What’s Important,’ and proudly partners with its customers to provide
them with value-added protective solutions. The Company is a leading
global supplier of a broad range of innovative non-woven, flexible, and
rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end
markets. Berry, a Fortune 500 company, generated $7.1 billion of sales
in fiscal 2017. For additional information, visit Berry’s website at www.BerryGlobal.com.
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