Macfarlane Group win Teesside firm

Macfarlane Group win Teesside firm

Glasgow-headquartered Macfarlane Group PLC has acquired Colton Packaging Teesside in a bid to strengthen its packaging distribution business in the UK market.

Colton Packaging Teesside, established 20 years ago, will be purchased for up to £1.25m by Macfarlane.

Macfarlane will bring 60 years of experience in the industry to the Teesside firm, who currently employ eight members of staff at their Thornaby branch.

Peter Atkinson, Chief Executive of Macfarlane, commented: “Colton Packaging Teesside is a high quality business with a good team of people who will complement the Macfarlane Packaging Distribution business based in Newcastle and strengthen Macfarlane’s presence in the North East of England.”