Case | HBS Case Collection | April 1996 (Revised September 2003)

Crown Cork & Seal/CarnaudMetalbox

by William E. Fruhan Jr. and William DeWitt


A U.S. packaging firm acquires a French packaging firm with the objective of creating the largest global packaging firm in the world.

Keywords: Acquisition; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Service Industry; France; United States;


Fruhan, William E., Jr., and William DeWitt. "Crown Cork & Seal/CarnaudMetalbox." Harvard Business School Case 296-019, April 1996. (Revised September 2003.)