Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box is further developing its global presence by acquiring the Argentinian company Baguin, specializing in the Bag-in-Box® solutions covering Latin America. European leader, Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box now has six modern facilities working in ultra-clean conditions (France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Canada and now Argentina) to serve its customers worldwide.
Baguin was founded in 1992 in Buenos Aires and has currently 120
employees. The factory covers 4,000 square meters and is equipped with several
modern production lines for the manufacture of bags, as well as injection
machines, film extrusion machines and recycling lines. Today this successful company
offers a diverse portfolio of more than 220 products: bags (ranging from 750-mL
up to 1000-Liter capacity), taps, films and filling systems, its main focus to
date has been for the pharmaceutical and food industries. Baguin is certified
ISO 9001 and all the products are manufactured according to HACCP standards thus
guaranteeing hygiene and quality. In the 20 years of existence, Baguin has
developed its activity in nine Latin American countries, with its main markets in
Argentina, Peru, Chile and Brazil, and is focused on continued expansion.
The acquisition of this modern and efficient company will enable Smurfit
Kappa Bag-in-Box to enlarge its current product range and to confirm its
position in the dynamic markets of Latin America.
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Smurfit Kappa Acquires Baguin
March 27, 2012