- EU Approves SCA Packaging Sale
May 29, 2012 — The European Commission has approved SCA’s sale of its packaging division, SCA Packaging, to DS Smith.
SCA had announced the transaction in January, pending approval from the European Union (EU). DS Smith’s purchase price amounts to 1.7 billion euros on a debt-free basis.
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SCA Tissue N.A. is one of the three largest producers of away-from-home tissue products in North America, annually turning more than 750,000 tons of recycled paper into 100 percent recycled tissues, towels and napkins under the global Tork® brand of SCA. It is a division of SCA, a global consumer goods and paper company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In the United States, SCA has more than 2,000 employees at eight manufacturing facilities located in New York, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Alabama. For more information, visit www.sca.com.
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