TricorBraun acquires German glass packaging distributor Gläser & Flaschen


Tricor Brown has signed an agreement to acquire the German glass packaging distributor, Gläser & Flaschen.

Founded in 2003, Gläser & Flaschen provides glass packaging for food and ingredients as well as mason jars and kitchen accessories, serving both commercial and consumer markets. The company has a distribution and operations center in Wustermark, Brandenburg.

The acquisition, which is expected to close in November, will allow TricorBraun to expand its European presence. Upon completion, Gläser & Flaschen will operate as Gläser & Flaschen, a TricorBraun company.

“Gläser & Flaschen has built a strong business known for quality, innovation and technical expertise,” said Declan McCarthy, President of TricorBraun Europe. “We are delighted to partner with the excellent team at Gläser & Flaschen to offer more supply chain options to customers while investing in their continued growth and expansion.”

Stefanie Burmeister, Managing Director of Gläser & Flaschen, said: “We have such an intense passion for our business, our talented team, our customers and suppliers, and our strong community in the canned food world – we knew we had need an exceptional partner as we begin our next phase of growth. TricorBraun’s world-class reputation, combined with a focus on team members, customer service and a focus on growth, makes it our ideal home.

The terms of the contract are not disclosed.


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