Established in the UK in 1991, RPC is today a €2bn global design and engineering company specialising in polymer conversion, with centres of excellence worldwide

Throughout our growth we have continued to focus on our core principles of establishing a devolved structure of specialist operations, all of which have expertise in individual processing technologies and in-depth knowledge and understanding of particular end markets. This enables us to develop tailored solutions to meet specific customer requirements. 
And our increasingly wide global footprint means we are ideally placed to support customers on a local, national and international basis, as well as providing multi-site security of supply. 

With industry leading product design capabilities across all conversion technologies, we drive innovation throughout all our product and technical components development work for packaging and non-packaging applications – delivering excellence in choice, manufacturing and customer service.
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Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBerry Global
HQRushden, GB
Founded1991
Websiterpc-group.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
RPC Group was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Rushden, GB

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RPC Group Office Locations

RPC Group has offices in Rushden, Basingstoke, Beccles, Birkenhead and in 107 other locations
Rushden, GB (HQ)
Sapphire House Crown Way
Basingstoke, GB
1, The Trident Centre, Armstrong Rd
Beccles, GB
London Rd
Birkenhead, GB
Croft Business Park, 40 Thursby Rd, Bromborough
Blackburn, GB
Haslingden Rd
Bradford, GB
Barplas Ind Park/Raymond St
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RPC Group Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1991
RPC Group is a subsidiary of Berry Global

RPC Group Revenue

RPC Group's revenue was reported to be £3.77 b in FY, 2019
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

129.3m240.2m269.3m295.7m356.2m374.9m407.1m430.2m513.3m611.5m645.7m695.2m9.7m719.9m819.2m1.1b982.3m1.0b1.2b1.6b2.7b3.5b3.8b

Revenue growth, %

7%17%34%

Operating expense total

117.8m223.1m249.9m272.7m333.2m348.1m379.3m401.8m481.8m577.1m619.6m673.9m697.1m781.4m1.1b920.3m974.0m1.1b1.5b2.6b3.2b3.5b

EBITDA

60.2m55.8m44.9m59.0m68.4m127.8m111.1m118.1m144.1m182.4m356.2m565.6m536.8m
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

8.5m1.2m1.2m32.8m25.5m12.3m31.7m35.8m32.2m23.0m34.3m23.7m2.5m90.3m130.2m266.2m186.5m192.6m

Accounts Receivable

38.0m38.9m43.7m53.3m64.4m61.3m69.8m76.4m99.7m106.2m117.6m126.2m109.1m116.3m172.5m169.5m179.3m158.9m294.6m399.5m546.6m574.9m598.3m

Inventories

28.6m27.1m34.4m40.5m50.8m50.7m62.6m64.1m84.1m86.4m94.2m110.3m87.9m86.4m146.9m145.2m149.1m144.8m191.4m275.1m480.2m524.9m534.6m

Current Assets

72.3m70.4m92.7m103.5m125.7m120.7m143.5m153.8m233.0m229.1m234.7m282.2m244.4m244.4m356.4m365.0m356.9m375.3m580.3m806.4m1.4b1.4b1.5b
GBPFY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

7.5m11.5m13.7m15.3m3.6m14.1m15.1m16.7m12.1m19.3m13.1m4.4m(7.7m)13.2m25.6m44.7m34.0m43.7m45.8m54.9m132.0m247.2m188.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

21.5m31.3m37.7m34.6m30.6m48.3m44.8m45.9m53.3m46.9m25.0m42.0m99.5m64.7m69.3m100.1m85.5m100.2m92.7m150.9m276.5m386.7m311.5m

Dividends Paid

3.2m3.9m4.4m4.8m4.9m5.2m5.5m5.8m6.7m7.1m7.9m8.5m8.9m9.4m10.6m19.8m23.9m25.1m29.9m40.8m62.1m105.8m114.7m

Cash From Financing Activities

71.6m(432.0k)16.4m20.6m24.6m(114.0k)(2.7m)18.9m44.7m(5.0m)5.2m2.1m(66.1m)(41.6m)162.6m(16.2m)(20.7m)50.0m488.3m508.2m921.2m(135.8m)(12.6m)
GBPFY, 1997

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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RPC Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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RPC Group Online and Social Media Presence

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RPC Group News and Updates

Berry Global completes $6.5 bln RPC Group buy

Berry Global Group Inc said July 1 that it closed its $6.5 billion buy of RPC Group. The deal included $2.2 billion net debt and about $4.3 billion cash. RPC is a British packaging company. In March, RPC ditched a lower bid from Apollo Global Management in favor of a higher offer from Berry Global, …

Freedonia Analyst Discusses Berry Global's Agreement to Acquire RPC Group

CLEVELAND, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 8, 2019, Berry Global, a leading packaging manufacturer, announced that it has agreed to acquire RPC Group, Europe's largest plastic packaging supplier, in a deal valued at $4.37 billion. If the deal goes through as planned, the combined...

Britain's RPC Group agrees to be acquired by U.S.-based Berry Global

British packager RPC Group Plc said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by plastics maker Berry Global Group, ditching an earlier offer made by Apollo Global Management LLC in January.
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RPC Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was RPC Group founded?

    RPC Group was founded in 1991.

  • How many employees does RPC Group have?

    RPC Group has 25,000 employees.

  • What is RPC Group revenue?

    Latest RPC Group annual revenue is £3.8 b.

  • What is RPC Group revenue per employee?

    Latest RPC Group revenue per employee is £150.8 k.

  • Who are RPC Group competitors?

    Competitors of RPC Group include Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Opec Plastics and New England Foam Products.

  • Where is RPC Group headquarters?

    RPC Group headquarters is located at Sapphire House Crown Way, Rushden.

  • Where are RPC Group offices?

    RPC Group has offices in Rushden, Basingstoke, Beccles, Birkenhead and in 107 other locations.

  • How many offices does RPC Group have?

    RPC Group has 122 offices.