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Packaging Manufacturer CMC Opens Three Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries in France, Germany, and the UK are part of international expansion strategy.

CMC SpA, a KKR Global Impact Fund Portfolio Co. and leading manufacturer of automated, right-sized packaging machines for e-fulfilment, announces the opening of three new subsidiaries in France, Germany, and the UK as part of its international expansion strategy.

This was done to accommodate the increasing demand for packaging automation in these key European countries where e-commerce penetration is higher than the rest of the continent. The new subsidiaries will enable CMC to better serve its customers and shorten response and delivery time for after sale service and consumables.

The expansion is added to the long-established CMC America LLC and CMC Netherland BV subsidiaries which have added warehouse space and sales and service organizations in the regions.

CMC Machinery UK Ltd will be led by Scott Torrington, who will also oversee the CMC business in the Nordics. Torrington, who brings more than 15 years senior leadership experience in the parcel and warehouse automation industry, said, “I am honored to lead the CMC team in the UK, Ireland, and Nordics markets. CMC are the global leader in right-sized sustainable packaging machines and our history of innovation combined with a true belief in our people really inspired me to come to CMC and be part of this exciting and fast-growing organization.”

Supply chain and packaging veteran Loïc Blin will be at the at the helm of CMC France with more than 25 years of experience of the French market. “Innovation and sustainability are the key drivers of our business. Through a mono material solution, using right-size technology, CMC are able to offer our French customers market leading sustainable packaging solutions enabling them to limit their total carbon footprint, with savings on process, materials and transport. I am honored to have joined CMC as we continue to innovate and grow,” said Blin. 

“I am looking forward to growing the CMC business in Germany with our innovative products and sustainability track record. I am excited to pro-actively work with our customers to support their automation and logistics development,” said André Warth, CMC Deutschland GmbH general manager, who combines 27 years of industry knowledge with project management and sales skills.

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