Berry’s combined global footprint will consist of more than 290 locations worldwide, including locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The pro forma combined business will employ over 48,000 people across six continents with sales of approximately $13 billion based on the latest published financial statements of Berry and RPC.
“We are very excited to move forward together as a global plastic and recycled packaging industry leader, serving thousands of customers with our high-quality, innovative, and protective solutions along with the industry’s most diversified and expansive manufacturing footprint,” said Tom Salmon, chairman and CEO of Berry. “Through this shared approach, we anticipate approximately $150 million in annual synergies.”
“We remain highly impressed by the tremendous depth of talent and resources embedded within RPC, and are looking forward to the opportunity to strengthen our combined platform with the wealth of experience and expertise this team has to offer,” added Salmon.