Mauser Group, a worldwide industrial packaging company, has acquired Varicon Solutions in North America. Mauser will take over the plastic packaging part of the business, which includes HDPE tight head and open head drums made out of virgin as well as of PCR resin (post consumer resin), while National Container Group (NCG), a Mauser subsidiary, will assume the reconditioning activities of Varicon as part of an asset deal.
Varicon is well-known as a manufacturer, particularly of containers made out of PCR resin, and as a service provider of plastic drums and IBCs. The company operates two locations—one in Greenville, S.C. and another in Cleveland, Ohio. Following the acquisition, the production volumes of Varicon will be transferred to existing Mauser/NCG facilities.