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Ardagh Group is a Luxembourg-based producer of glass and metal products.
It was founded in 1932 as the Irish Glass Bottle Co.
In 2011 Ardagh Group bought the metal packaging company Impress Group for €1.7bn and acquired Fi Par in March 2011 for €125m. In August 2012, the company acquired Anchor Glass in an $880 million transaction.
In January 2013, Ardagh Group agreed to acquire St-Gobain's Verallia North America for €1.275 billion. The company operates 89 facilities in 21 countries, employs approximately 19,000 people and has more than €4.7 billion in revenue.