Edelmann Group acquires Janus Packaging in India

An important step in the Indian market, Edelmann Group, one of the leading Germany manufacturers of packaging materials, has acquired 65% share of Solan-based Janus Packaging in India. Janus Packaging is already equipped with modern and highly automated operations. Edelmann Group targets its customers mainly from the pharmaceutical, healthcare, tobacco and confectionery markets. This German packaging major has been seeking potential partner companies in India since 2008. “India is a huge growing market and the subject of health is playing a growing role,” said Dierk Schroeder, managing director, Edelmann Group.

With its strong manpower of 2,000 employees, Edelmann Group is ranked 11th in the list of the world’s largest packaging specialists. Today, the company achieves 52 percent of its sales outside Germany and they are present in other cities like Mexico City, Beijing and Warsaw with their own production facilities.

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