The Weedon Group joins global independent packaging group, Zeus, as part of recent acquisition.

The Weedon Group, the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging manufacturer, has secured its position as part of the Zeus Packaging Group in a recent acquisition by Zeus. The move enables The Weedon Group to grow in alignment with strategic company goals whilst enhancing Zeus’s vertical integration in the paper based packaging sector.


The acquisition is expected to take Zeus’s annualised revenues to €560 million, while increasing focus on paper-based packaging solutions. With over 35 years of experience and an award winning design team, The Weedon Group are looking forward to becoming an integral part of the Zeus Packaging group and drive sustainability through innovation,


Keith Ockenden, Zeus Group CEO said: “Zeus is dedicated to offering customers an independent alternative supply option from a globally positioned independent business focused on service and supply chain solutions within the packaging sector. These solutions facilitate innovation, efficiency, productivity, and profitability improvement for businesses looking to streamline and consolidate supply and standardise packaging products across their estate. Weedon and its team have a rich legacy of excellence and innovation in the packaging industry. We are delighted to finalise the purchase and look forward to welcoming our new colleagues to the Zeus family.” 


John Weedon, Managing Director of Weedon Group, expressed his excitement about the acquisition, stating, “When taking the decision to sell the business, it was important we aligned with a business looking to invest and grow in the Paper and Corrugated sector. Zeus has demonstrated a commitment to the provision of complete sustainable packaging solutions for businesses along with added value services and continuous improvement principles that look to assist supply chain efficiency. The entire range of Zeus’s capabilities will complement our existing customer base, and as a combined business, we will offer a strong ‘independent’ alternative for those looking for packaging innovation, supply consolidation and supply chain efficiency.” 


April 2024

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