Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that it completed the previously announced acquisition of Kalle GmbH, a leading international industrial manufacturer of artificial casings for the meat processing industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Kalle manufactures and supplies casings for the protein-processing industry, including pork, beef, poultry and vegetarian protein categories. The company has operations across 9 countries and generated 2015 revenues of more than €281 million from customers in 100 countries, producing more than 850 million meters of casings for a wide range of meat, poultry, and other protein products. Kalle is the global leader in the value-added and viscose sausage casings sectors and the second largest manufacturer of polymer casings.