ENVELOPE ADHESIVES TAKEOVER APPROVED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

BY KEITH NUTHALL

A PLANNED acquisition of the release liner business of Loparex Holding, of the Netherlands, by stationary company Mondi plc of South Africa, has been approved by the European Commission. Loparex's siliconised release liners - coated paper or film strips protecting the adhesive surface of envelopes, stickers or plasters before use - are seen by Mondi as a good match for its business. It also wants to acquire Loparex's kraft paper and extrusion coating wings. Considering the deal as the European Union's (EU) competition authority, the ...


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