CCL Industries

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CCL Industries Inc.
Industry Packaging & Containers
Founded 1951 as Connecticut Chemicals (Canada) Ltd
Headquarters Willowdale, Canada
Key people
Geoffrey T. Martin (CEO)
Revenue Decrease2.5 billion C$ (2014)[1]
Increase190 million C$ (2014e)[1]
Number of employees
10,100 (2014)[1]

CCL Industries Inc. (TSXCCL.ACCL.B) is a Toronto, Ontario-based company founded in 1951. CCL Industries is a specialty packaging company that provides packaging products to the Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Apparel and Specialty markets worldwide. CCL consists of four divisions – CCL Label, CCL Container, Avery and Checkpoint with over 115 manufacturing facilities in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa operated by approximately 14,500 employees.


CCL Label

CCL’s Label business is its largest business segment; contributing approximately 66% to CCL’s total sales.[citation needed] The Label Division provides package decorating solutions[clarification needed] and specialty label applications for global customers. CCL Label is one of the world’s largest converters of pressure-sensitive and film materials.[citation needed] They produce a wide range of labelling products including expanded content, 2-ply, WashOff, Shrink Sleeves, RFID and promotional pieces.

CCL Container

Container business contributes approximately 12% to CCL’s total sales and is a manufacturer of sustainable aluminum aerosol cans and beverage bottles in North America. CCL Container makes shaped aluminum cans, bottles and other specialty aluminum packaging.


Contributing approximately 22% to CCL’s total sales, Avery was acquired from Avery Dennison in 2013 and supplies media for use in Digital printers.

Checkpoint Systems

Acquired in 2016.

Innovia Films Ltd

In December 2016 CCL acquired Innovia Films Ltd for $1.13 billion Canadian Dollars.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Company Profile for CCL Industries Inc (CA;CCL.B)". Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  2. ^ "Plastic £5 note firm Innovia bought by Canada's CCL". BBC News. Retrieved 25 December 2016. 

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