Bruehl, Germany | April 01, 2015

MAUSER announces Acquisition of IBC NA and Clean Tide Container

MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging based in Bruehl, Germany, announces the acquisition of family owned and operated IBC North America (IBC NA) and Clean Tide Container. IBC NA operates three manufacturing and five reconditioning facilities across the United States. This acquisition provides MAUSER and NCG (MAUSER’s reconditioning subsidiary) the ability to better serve their combined markets in North America, specifically the agricultural-chemicals (AgChem) industry. In addition to its current product offering, MAUSER intends to continue manufacturing the Passport IBC design in North America.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in the United States,” remarked Hans-Peter Schaefer, President and CEO of the MAUSER Group. “This acquisition affords us the opportunity to more effectively service our North American customers.”

Mike Harding, co-owner and Vice President of Sales for IBC NA and Clean Tide Container said, "Our founders would be proud of the business we have built and of the company that will continue to take us forward. Now that we are part of the global MAUSER family, we will be able to serve our customers with a variety of products and services that we had always envisioned.“

About MAUSER Group

MAUSER Group is a worldwide leading producer of industrial packaging with approximately 4,400 employees and consolidated revenue of over $1.3 billion. Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Bruehl near Cologne (Germany), the company has influenced the international market through innovative packaging technologies. The portfolio for customers in the chemical, agrochemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the food and beverage industries includes plastic packaging, fiber drums, steel drums, Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), and reconditioning services through the National Container Group (NCG), a MAUSER subsidiary. MAUSER provides sustainability-oriented full cycle services – from production to recycling (“ECO-CYCLE®”). With more than 90 MAUSER/NCG sites and multiple joint ventures in Europe, the Americas and Asia plus two licensee networks for plastic and steel packaging, the company is a presence around the globe.


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