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Guala Closures Group is a company engaged in the production and distribution of aluminum closures. It provides various types of closures with tamper-evident and non-refillable systems for spirits, wine, oil and vinegar, water, and beverage applications.

TypePublic
Founded1954
HQSpinetta Marengo, IT
Websitegualaclosures.com
Employee Ratings2.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)4,852(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€606.5 M(+12%)
Share Price (May 2022)€8.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Guala Closures Group

Francesco Bove

Francesco Bove

COO, Director
Edoardo Subert

Edoardo Subert

Vice-President, Director
Anibal Diaz

Anibal Diaz

CFO, Director
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Guala Closures Group Office Locations

Guala Closures Group has offices in Spinetta Marengo, Basaluzzo, Termoli, Fairfield and in 26 other locations
Spinetta Marengo, IT (HQ)
Industrial, Via Rana, 10/12/Zone D6
Basaluzzo, IT
Via Novi, 42
Termoli, IT
Via Enrico Mattei, 41
Buenos Aires, AR
Victoria Ocampo N° 360, 3° Piso Puerto Madero C1107BGA
Chivilcoy, AR
Plant of Chivilcoy Av. De Los Fundadores y Alvear 6620
Braybrook, AU
9 Ashley St
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Guala Closures Group Financials and Metrics

Guala Closures Group Revenue

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Guala Closures Group's revenue was reported to be €606.55 m in FY, 2019 which is a 11.7% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

144.9m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

62.8m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

43.3%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

(4.2m)

Market capitalization (6-May-2022)

574.2m

Closing stock price (6-May-2022)

8.2

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

52.5m
Guala Closures Group's current market capitalization is €574.2 m.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

534.8m543.1m606.5m

Revenue growth, %

2%12%

Cost of goods sold

336.2m360.0m373.6m

Gross profit

198.6m183.1m233.0m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

122.6k136.1k91.2k141.8k149.2k157.0k145.9k126.4k144.9m

Cost of goods sold

81.7k92.2k63.9k96.7k96.0k94.4k95.7k84.9k82.1m

Gross profit

40.9k43.9k27.3k45.1k53.2k62.6k50.2k41.5k62.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

33%32%30%32%36%40%34%33%43%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

40.6m47.8m57.1m

Accounts Receivable

102.4m102.8m104.1m

Inventories

82.7m93.3m100.3m

Current Assets

244.4m263.5m280.5m
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

33.5m15.1m62.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

52.0m39.8m86.7m

Purchases of PP&E

(28.9m)(15.6m)(36.5m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(39.7m)(340.1m)(36.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

7.9m16.0m5.4m10.0m31.4m47.4m16.3m31.7m47.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

(258.0k)7.4m1.3m10.3m24.8m46.3m(1.9m)13.7m34.7m

Purchases of PP&E

(10.1m)(16.9m)(4.6m)(7.9m)(16.0m)(25.5k)(9.7m)(14.6m)(23.1m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(10.0m)(14.6m)(311.0m)(8.4m)(16.5m)(26.0m)(21.7m)(19.5m)(29.6m)
EURFY, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

8.9 x
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Guala Closures Group Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

212223

Plants

272929

Product Categories

666

Sales Offices

333
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Guala Closures Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
United Closures and Plastics plcDecember 12, 2018
Guala Closures Argentina S.A.March 20, 2018€100 k
Industria Corchera S.A.October 17, 2017€4.5 m
Guala Closures Tools EADSeptember 11, 2017
LIMAT S.A. de C.V.July 13, 2017€1.2 m
AXIOM Propack Pvt LtdJuly 05, 2017€5.4 m
Beijing Guala Closures Co. Ltd
GCL International Sarl
Guala Closures Australia Holdings Pty Ltd
Guala Closures Australia Pty Ltd
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Guala Closures Group Revenue Breakdown

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Guala Closures Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.8% from Wine Closures, 5.4% from Luxury Closures (Customised), 42.2% from Safety Closures, 29.6% from Roll-on Closures (Standard) and 5.0% from Other

Guala Closures Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.2% from Asia, 6.6% from Oceania, 18.1% from Latin and North America, 59.1% from Europe and 3.0% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Guala Closures Group's employees are reported to be approximately 24% female and 76% male.
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Guala Closures Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Guala Closures Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Guala Closures Group News and Updates

Guala Closures joins sustainable aviation fuel programme

Guala Closures Group announced it has joined the Air France-KLM Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme.

Guala Closures Signs Exclusive Agreement With Oceanworks to Develop Closures Made With Plastic Recovered From the Oceans

Guala Closures Group, the global producer of non-refillable and aluminum beverage closures, has partnered with Oceanworks, the largest global marketplace for sustainable materials, to develop a range of closures produced using ocean plastics

Packaging Manufacturer Guala Closures Launches Blossom Range of Sustainable Closures

Guala Closures Group has launched a new range of sustainable closures under the umbrella brand name, Blossom

Guala Closures Group Blogs

Temporary surcharge due to sharp rise in energy and raw materials prices aggravated by the conflict in Eastern Europe

The Guala Closures Group, as the entire market, is currently facing a sharp and unsustainable spike in the production costs and is forced to adopt some immediate actions to guarantee a correct service level to all its customers. Click here to read the full statement.  

GUALA CLOSURES S.P.A.: TEMPORARY SHUT DOWN OF PRODUCTION FACILITY IN UKRAINE

Guala Closures announces that has been forced to close our production facility in Sumy, Ukraine, until further notice due to the ongoing military conflict in the region. Click here to read the full press release.

GUALA CLOSURES, THE WORLD LEADER IN SPECIALTY CLOSURES, RENEWS ITS OFFICIAL SPONSORSHIP OF WINE PARIS & VINEXPO PARIS 2022 EXHIBITION

Guala Closures presents its latest innovations at the Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2022 exhibition, which take place from 14 to 16 February at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Guala Closures is an official partner, and an exclusive packaging sponsor of the global wine and spirits industry’s fir…

Guala Closures receives “ISCC Plus” certification for Spinetta Marengo plant

Guala Closures has received an “International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus” accreditation, which will facilitate the use of certified sustainable materials for the production of closures manufactured at the Spinetta Marengo plant. Click here to read the full press release.

GUALA CLOSURES, WORLD N° 1 IN SPECIALTY CLOSURES, PRESENTS ITS INNOVATIONS AT VS PACK IN COGNAC

Guala Closures, one of the world’s leading producers of specialty closures, will present its innovations in luxury closures for wine and spirits at the VS Pack trade fair in Cognac (stand A1, at the entrance to the exhibition). VS Pack, the only French trade fair dedicated to packaging and technolog…

GUALA CLOSURES BACK AT LUXE PACK MONACO WITH BREAKTHROUGH INNOVATIONS

Guala Closures, the world’s leading producer of specialty closures for spirits and wines, is delighted to be presenting a wide range of closures for the luxury market at Luxe Pack Monaco (stand AB12, Hall Atrium) as it returns after a 2-year absence. The trade fair is dedicated to the most innovativ…

Guala Closures Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Guala Closures Group founded?

    Guala Closures Group was founded in 1954.

  • Who are Guala Closures Group key executives?

    Guala Closures Group's key executives are Francesco Bove, Edoardo Subert and Anibal Diaz.

  • How many employees does Guala Closures Group have?

    Guala Closures Group has 4,852 employees.

  • What is Guala Closures Group revenue?

    Latest Guala Closures Group annual revenue is €606.5 m.

  • What is Guala Closures Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Guala Closures Group revenue per employee is €125 k.

  • Who are Guala Closures Group competitors?

    Competitors of Guala Closures Group include Acciaierie Valbruna, Silgan Holdings and Sarten.

  • Where is Guala Closures Group headquarters?

    Guala Closures Group headquarters is located at Industrial, Via Rana, 10/12/Zone D6, Spinetta Marengo.

  • Where are Guala Closures Group offices?

    Guala Closures Group has offices in Spinetta Marengo, Basaluzzo, Termoli, Fairfield and in 26 other locations.

  • How many offices does Guala Closures Group have?

    Guala Closures Group has 30 offices.