Crown Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (U.S.), is a publicly traded company. Over 90% of the Company’s stock is held by institutional and mutual fund investors. Net sales in 2016 were $8.3 billion.
At the end of the reporting period, we operated 146 facilities in 36 countries around the globe 2, all of which contribute to the continued progress we are making on our sustainability journey. This geographic breadth combined with our commitment to continue to make strategic investments, allows us to bring sustainable best practices in quality, innovation and manufacturing to our customers on a regional and global scale. It also helps ensure that we are well-positioned to support the market with capacity when and where our customers need it.
In this reporting period, Crown opened or acquired 13 new plants and closed or divested 16 plants. This data reflects the Mivisa and EMPAQUE plants that we acquired during the earlier reporting period.