Polybox was acquired by Guala Closures on January 1, 2005

Packaging Company

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Polybox S.p.A


Italy,

Cognetas and its Italian associate invested in Polybox in August 1998 to fund the acquisition of Guala Closures. The acquisition represented the opportunity to back an experienced chief executive in building a European plastic packaging group. Guala, a world-wide leader in tamper-proof bottle closures was merged with Polybox, Italy’s leading producer of PET bottles and pre-forms and the group was renamed Guala Closures.


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