Berry Global acquires RPC Group

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville-based Berry Global is acquiring a European-based company for billions.

Berry is buying RPC Group for $6.5 billion.

The move makes Berry Global one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies, with 290 locations on six continents. And it creates a leading global supplier of value-added protective solutions.

The group will now employ more than 48,000 people, according to a release.

Berry started in Evansville in 1967.

More information about Berry Global can be found here.

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