Tekni-Plex acquires cleanroom film extruder Beyers Plastics

By Murielle Gonzalez | Published: 6-Nov-2018

Acquisition of Beyers Plastics expands Tekni-Plex's business unit that specialises in clean polyethylene packaging

Tekni-Plex has announced the acquisition of Beyers Plastics, a cleanroom Class 7 extruder and converter of polyethylene (PE) film, from investment company FAMO N.V.

Headquartered in Puurs, Belgium, Beyers will now become part of Tekni-Plex’s Tekni-Films business unit. It specialises in producing PE packaging for the pharmaceutical, medical and other industries such as food, aerospace, solar energy, semiconductor and chemicals.

“The acquisition of Beyers Plastics allows us to expand our portfolio of cleanroom-produced pharmaceutical and medical flexible packaging products. For the first time, we will have bag converting capability, as well as PE blown film extrusion,” said Joe Horn, senior vice president and general manager, global, Tekni-Films.

“The acquisition supports our goal of expanding our offerings in the pharmaceutical and healthcare space," he added.

The Beyers Plastics purchase is the tenth acquisition Tekni-Plex has made in the past four years, supporting its strategy to grow its business through transformative acquisitions and strategic add-ons.

“We look forward to becoming part of Tekni-Plex’s global healthcare packaging presence. Our combined expertise and manufacturing capability will provide packaging solutions for more companies, as well as grow sales for our combined product lines,” said Johan Noelmans, general manager, Beyers Plastics.  

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