Alpha is now operates ten manufacturing facilities, including eight in North America. The acquired plant and is just a few kilometers from its existing facility in Roosendaal, the Netherlands, which Alpha launched as a greenfield site in 2010.

Alpha is owned by Irving Place Capital, a middle-market private equity firm. Jeffrey Kellar, Alpha’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said : "the acquisition more than doubles our production capacity on the continent making Alpha one of the largest single stage blow molding operations in Europe".

Alpha is already a meaningful packaging supplier to the vitamins, minerals & supplements and personal care markets in Europe. The acquisition provides Alpha with a strong foothold in the European food packaging sector.

The Etten-Leur facility has earned a grade “AA” certification for the BRC-IoP Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials, which is the highest possible rating for the quality management system for food packaging suppliers.

Alpha Packaging is a manufacturer and decorator of bottles and jars for the nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, household chemical, automotive, and niche food and beverage markets.

It employs over 1,000 people at eight manufacturing facilities in North America and two plants in Europe.

In addition to blow molding operations, Alpha Packaging has tool-making capabilities, from unit body cavity molds to high-cavity production tooling and also offers high-speed, automated container decorating services through its Technigraph container decorating division.

Irving Place Capital has invested in over 60 portfolio companies, primarily in the packaging, industrial and consumer industries. Irving Place Capital has built one of the leading packaging- focused investment practices in private equity having completed a total of 19 acquisitions in the packaging industry. The firm focuses on making investments where it can apply its substantial operating and strategic resources and expertise to enhance value. Irving Place Capital generally seeks to invest in companies headquartered in North America or Europe.

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