Berlin Packaging expands in Northern Europe with acquisition of Vinkova

Transaction strengthens glass packaging offerings in key verticals.

Berlin Packaging has announced the acquisition of Vinkova, a Netherlands-based glass packaging supplier with expertise in food and beverage verticals. This transaction, which marks the former’s eighth acquisition in Europe since 2016, will strengthen the company’s glass offering and cross-selling opportunities in Northern Europe.

Bill Hayes, CEO and president of Berlin Packaging, said: “Continued expansion in Europe is a central tenant of Berlin Packaging’s overall growth strategy. Beyond solidifying our Norther Europe position, this acquisition gives us the ability to help customers of all sizes and market segments increase their bottom lines and strengths our supplier partnerships, as we continue to grow our businesses together.”

Leveraging on Berlin Packaging’s more than 40,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs), over 130 sales and warehouse locations, and design and innovation centres on two continents, Vinkova’s customers now have access to this expanded packaging offering.

André Rombout, director of Vinkova, concluded: “We are thrilled to be a part of the Berlin Packaging family, and I know this new partnership will bring tremendous opportunity to our customers, suppliers and employees. This is a case of a strong company becoming stronger, as we can now be a market leader across all categories.”