AROL Spa – global point of reference in the design, production anddistribution of capping and corking systems – has finalized, on July 21,2017,the acquisition of UNIMAC-GHERRI, specialist in the production of filling and capping of glass containers with twist-off caps.
The acquisition of UNIMAC-GHERRI confirms the industrial project and the growth strategy of the Group – of which is also part FT System, specialized innon-destructive inspection and quality control both in line and in laboratory –which has the objective of expanding its offer, integrating it with high-techmachines with the aim to guarantee consumer protection.
In fact, AROL designs tailor-made solutions for food,beverage, wine & spirits, household care, personal care, pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. With FT System, the AROL group counts on more than 600 specialists and 14 operational branches in 4 continents. It manufactures over 700 closing systemsand more than 500 control systems a year, with over 26.000 machines installed in the world.
“We are particularly pleased to have enriched our offer to our customers with the machines produced by UNIMAC-GHERRI, from over 30 years synonymous ofquality and reliability in twist-off closures,” said Alberto Cirio, CEO of AROL SpA. “Thanks to the integration in AROL, we will be able to expand our commercial presence and after-sale all over the world, as well as to carry out quickly the important innovations to develop our systems and implement the digital transformation as required by the ultimate packaging installations”, said Renzo Tavaroli, CEO of UNIMAC-GHERRI.