Sealed Air Acquires B+ Equipment

Monday, August 3, 2015

CHARLOTTE, NC – Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) announced the acquisition of B+ Equipment, a company headquartered in France that designs, manufactures and services automated packaging equipment for order fulfilment operations.

The acquisition includes B+’s proprietary flagship I-Pack® system and the newly introduced e-Cube system, both of which provide intelligent, high-velocity fulfilment – which has a particularly strong impact in the area of e-commerce. Sealed Air has had a long-standing relationship with B+, as the exclusive licensee of the I-Pack® system in North America, Australia and New Zealand for more than five years.

“The Sealed Air acquisition strategy is focused on best-in-class, disruptive technologies that extend our leadership position. The acquisition of B+ further solidifies Sealed Air’s position in the growing e-commerce market with a solution that focuses on reducing the cost of shipping and increasing productivity,” said Kenneth P. Chrisman, President of Product Care.


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