Britton to form part of £1.6bn group

CHESHIRE plastics manufacturer Britton Group, which was bought by Sun Capital Partners two years ago, has been rolled into a group with four other Sun companies.

The US-based private equity firm has merged Britton with Lincolnshire-based Paragon Print & Packaging, US-based Exopack and Paccor and Kobusch, both based in Germany.

It said the move would create the sixth largest plastics packaging company in the world with with annual revenues of £1.6bn, 63 plants and 8,650 employees.

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