Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Packaging provider swoops for Welsh firm

Solidus Solutions, which has its UK offices in Corby, has acquired Heathpak Ltd, a manufacturer of solidboard and corrugated packaging, based in Newport, Wales.

The acquisition, which was signed and completed on February 1st 2021, signifies a strategic investment to further expand Solidus Solutions’ operations and broaden the product portfolio.

Solidus Solutions acquired Heathpak from its two owners, Mr. Alan Heath and Mr. Lyndon
Whitlock. Mr. Whitlock is joining the Solidus Group and will continue leading Heathpak, with John Curran, Managing Director for the UK, assuming overall responsibility of Solidus’ operations in the UK.

This strategic acquisition enables Solidus to broaden its product portfolio and further optimize service levels to existing and new customers through shorter lead times as well as improved innovation capabilities.

Freeths LLP, led by corporate partner Malin Svanberg Larsson, advised Solidus Solutions on its acquisition of Heathpak Ltd.

Solidus Solutions is a European sustainable fibre-based packaging provider for food and beverage, consumer goods and industrial applications with a long history reaching 150 years.

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