Tissue giant Sofidel has boosted its presence in the UK after it acquired Lancaster-based NTG Papermill.
The agreement became effective on 1 October, with the company adding the move enables it to “optimise the operations of its converting plants in the UK”.
Luigi Lazzareschi, chief executive of Sofidel, said: “Through this acquisition we further strengthen our production capacity in a major market place such as Britain.
“It is a move that enables Sofidel to optimise the operations of its converting plants in the UK.”
NTG Papermill produces approximately 32,000 tonnes per year.