Paardekooper Group takes over Van der Windt

The Paardekooper Group, distributor of packaging and disposables, has reached an agreement with the Clondalkin Group about the take-over of all the share of Van der Windt Group, producer and supplier of packaging and disposables. Both companies together have about 380 FTE’s and a year revenue of 250 million euro. The take-over needs to be approved by the NMA.

Both Paardekooper and Van der Windt are active in diverse markets, such as retail, foodservice, industry and the horti- and agriculture. The Van der Windt Group develops, produces and delivers plastic and cardboard packaging and disposables. Paardekooper Group is one of the biggest independent distributors of packaging and disposables in the Benelux.

A great milestone
Jan Paardekooper (CEO Paardekooper Group): ‘The take-over of Van der Windt is a great milestone for our company. It means we can further improve in terms of specialized and innovative supply to our customers. In addition, we can accelerate the execution of our international ambitions. I welcome all the employees of the Van der Windt companies to our Group.’

Faith in a successful and pleasant cooperation
Peter van Leeuwen (Managing Director Van der Windt): ‘We are very pleased with this transaction and are very confident the cooperation will be successful and pleasant. Our customers can count on an unchanged continuation of our supplies and services. Our business mission will stay the same: ‘packaging solutions and services’’.

Big group of companies
The following companies belong to the Van der Windt Group; Van der Windt Verpakking BV (Honselersdijk), Olsthoorn Verpakkingen (Maasdijk, Naaldwijk en Aalsmeer), Van der Windt Packaging (Belgium), Van der Windt Packaging Ltd (UK) and Van der Windt Packaging Ltd (Ireland). The Paardekoop Group consists of Paardekooper Verpakkingen B.V. (Oud-Beijerland), Depa Disposables B.V. (Beuningen), Halma Packaging B.V. (Beuningen), Halma Packaging Ltd (UK), Halma Packaging Ltd (Hong Kong), Mecari Plastics (Oud-Beijerland) and Edeldruk (Rotterdam).