French-based canmaking firm Massilly has further established its position in Russia with the acquisition of the metal closures business of Kamyshinsky Steklotarny Zavod, which is the domestic market leader in glass food jars.

“Following our recent acquisition of Linar in April 2012, a Russian based aerosol manufacturer, we are pleased to pursue the development of our activities in Russia,” said Thomas Bindschedler, chairman of Groupe Massilly (pictured).

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