RKW, one of Europe’s largest film extruders, has expanded its stake in the North American market with the purchase of US-based Danafilms
Danafilms products include lamination, labels, lidding and barrier films. Its principal customers are in the converting segment of the plastics industry, serving the food and beverage, pet food, landscape/gardening and industrial sectors. The company also supplies custom film for specialised industrial applications. Frankenthal-based RKW Group is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of polyethylene and polypropylene films, nonwovens and nets. The company has 19 plants in Europe, Egypt and Vietnam, and it has a sales office in Atlanta. RKW said Danafilms customers will continue to deal with existing relationships and RKW products and services will be added to Danafilms’ portfolio. “Joining the RKW Group is an important step for Danafilms’ further growth, stability and sound future,” RKW CEO Roland Roth said in a news release. Danafilms’ Olson added: “Danafilms’ employees have built a strong foundation from humble beginnings. By joining the RKW Group, we have access to the resources of one of the global leaders in the industry."