HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1.9.2011 AT 09:00
Huhtamaki has completed the acquisition of the Brazilian hygienic films manufacturer Prisma Pack Indústria de Filmes Técnicos e Embalagens Ltda. With the acquisition Huhtamaki gains a strong position in hygienic films in the fast growing Brazilian market and improves its ability to serve its global Films customers in South America. Prisma Pack is located in the Bahia region in Northeastern Brazil and employs approximately 200 people. The company's 2010 net sales were approximately EUR 40 million.
For further information, please contact:
Timo Salonen, CFO, tel. +358 10 686 7880
Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2010 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 12,000 people in 55 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 31 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.