Half Year Results 

Jury still out on RPC

Jury still out on RPC

Discussions continue over a potential offer, but RPC Group (RPC) was back in acquisitive mode in the first half, albeit via "three small acquisitions", in the form of plastics manufacturer Spec Group, film manufacturer Nordfolien and - doubtless mindful of tightening EU environmental legislation - recycler PLASgran. That last deal augments the group's self-styled status as "one of Europe's leading recyclers", but it's understandable why RPC would want to push the recycling narrative, given that regulatory risk is only intensifying for the packaging sector. 

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