FDL acquires Richard Wood

The UK’s leading single-source packaging solutions provider, FDL Packaging Group of Haydock, Merseyside has added a further impressive string to its bow with the acquisition of Richard Wood Packaging Limited, a long-established and highly respected manufacturer of wooden packaging systems, heavy-duty corrugated cardboard and packaging products.

The acquisition represents yet another step in FDL’s ongoing strategy of growing its total packaging solutions offering through taking on board new market expertise, resources and capabilities in order to best serve its customers’ growing and ever-changing needs by helping to meet the demands of the global export market, improve operational efficiencies and address the ‘green’ agenda by reducing energy consumption levels.

The integration of Richard Wood into the FDL Group will further strengthen and enhance the FDL management team, while the company’s offering fits perfectly into the FDL portfolio in terms of customer profile, markets, services and products.