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DS Smith strategy focuses on acquisitions

DS Smith, a leading provider of corrugated & plastics packaging reported a revenue of £4.066 billion for the year to the end of April 2016. Adjusted operating profits were £379 million, up 13 per cent on the same period last year and profit before tax was £201 million, up one per cent on last year. […]

M&A season for KION Group: the company acquires Dematic

One year after announcing the acquisition of the Belgian automation specialist Egemin Group in May 2015 for 72 million euros and Retrotech in February 2016, KION Group makes another important and surprising addition to its portfolio by including the Dematic, a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. […]