Mauser NCG acquires majority shares of Italian IBC reconditioner

Mauser NCG acquires majority…
Mauser’s reconditioning subsidiary National Container Group (NCG) acquired the majority shares of the Italian company Maider IBC, a leading reconditioner of IBCs.

For Mauser, Italy is an important key market in the packaging industry. With this transaction, Mauser not only further strengthens its overall footprint but furthermore completes its Europe-wide presence. Additionally, by moving close to the customers, this business development is in line with the company’s global sustainability initiative.

Maider IBC mainly offers new and reconditioned composite IBCs as well as cleaning of asset tanks. The company enjoys a very good reputation and is the market leader in IBC reconditioning in Italy. By acquiring a majority of the shares of Maider IBC, Mauser accelerates its overall carbon footprint reduction strategy and is able to better serve customers with sustainable packaging solutions in this region. With the expansion of the NCG network in Europe, Mauser significantly strengthens its market position and customers in Italy benefit from the possibility of combining economy with ecology.

“Being part of a global player who puts life cycle management at its core business offers attractive synergies and new potentials for Maider and for our customers,” summarizes Marca Carrara, the founder and Managing Director of Maider IBC, who will remain in this position after the transaction. “Due to this partnership, we are able to provide customers comprehensive reconditioning services in combination with a bundled market expertise.”

Peter Schaefer, Global Head of NCG, says: “We are delighted to add such a first class reconditioning company to our European NCG network. This further enhances our commitment to sustainability and to support the needs of our customer base in Italy.”