Mauser manufactures and supplies plastic and steel drums and intermediate bulk containers (“IBCs”) for the chemical, industrial and food and beverage industries. The company is also a provider of reconditioning services for used plastic drums and IBCs of all products. Mauser’s 4,400 employees operate 57 production facilities across 18 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. Mauser had revenues in 2013 of €1.2 billion ($1.65 billion). The company is headquartered southwest of Cologne in Bruhl, Germany (www.mausergroup.com).
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice focuses on producing financial returns through building stronger more profitable businesses. Since inception, the firm has managed the investment of more than $19 billion in 59 businesses representing a range of industries with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $90 billion. Founded in 1978, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is based in New York and London (www.cdr-inc.com).
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