Sonoco Products Co. has finalized the acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group in a $360 million deal.
The purchase includes Weidenhammer Plastic Packaging with a plant in Zwenkau, Germany, near Leipzig, that includes production of cups, cans and containers with volumes of at least 100 milliliters. Buckets made there range from 1 to 11.4 liters.
Sonoco gains 13 locations, including five in Germany. There also are also sites in Kansas City, Mo., as well as Belgium, Chile, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Russia and United Kingdom, Sonoco has said.
Approximately 1,100 employees come to Hartsville, S.C.-based Sonoco in the deal.