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CCL Industries Appoints Sleeve Label License Holder in Turkey

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

CCL Industries Appoints Sleeve Label License Holder in Turkey12:26 EST Wednesday, December 14, 2011TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2011) - CCL Industries Inc. (TSX:CCL.A)(TSX:CCL.B), a world leader in specialty packaging solutions for the consumer products and healthcare industries, announced today that it is appointing a new license holder for shrink sleeve labels in Turkey.Dekopak Ambalaj Sanayi Ve Tic. A.S. ("Dekopak") started business in 2005 and is headed by entrepreneur Peter Zegir. The company is based in Istanbul and manufactures sleeve labels for multinational customers in the region.The license agreement is effective January 1, 2012 and provides for the transfer of CCL technologies and the cooperation of both companies to leverage supplier and customer relationships. Dekopak will change its trading name to "CCL-Dekopak" and will operate under CCL Label's corporate identity system. CCL-Dekopak will complement CCL's existing European sleeve label operations in Austria, France and the United Kingdom.Geoffrey T. Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We have known and admired Peter's business for some time and are very pleased we have finally been able to cement this new relationship."Peter Zegir, Managing Director of CCL-Dekopak, added, "We are excited to have the support of the world's largest label company to bring new technologies to this fast growing emerging country that bridges Europe and Asia."With headquarters in Toronto, Canada, CCL Industries now employs approximately 6,300 people in 68 plants globally located to meet the sourcing needs of large international customers. CCL Label is the world's largest converter of pressure sensitive and film materials and sells to leading global customers in the consumer packaging, healthcare, and consumer durable segments. CCL Container and CCL Tube produce aluminum cans, bottles and plastic tubes for the consumer products industry in North America.This press release contains forward-looking information and forward-looking statements, as defined under applicable securities laws, (hereinafter collectively referred to as "forward-looking statements") that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are predictive in nature or depend on future events or conditions. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by the words "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans" or similar expressions. Statements regarding the operations, business, financial condition, priorities, ongoing objectives, strategies and outlook of the Company, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. They involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties relating to future events and conditions including, but not limited to, the global financial situation and its impact on the world economy and capital markets; the impact of competition; consumer confidence and spending preferences; general economic and geopolitical conditions; currency exchange rates; interest rates and credit availability; technological change; changes in government regulations; risks associated with operating and product hazards; and CCL's ability to attract and retain qualified employees. Do not unduly rely on forward-looking statements as the Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are also based on a number of assumptions, which may prove to be incorrect, including, but not limited to, assumptions about the following: global economic recovery and higher consumer spending; improved customer demand for the Company's products; continued historical growth trends, market growth in specific segments and entering into new segments; the Company's ability to provide a wide range of products to multinational customers on a global basis; the benefits of the Company's focused strategies and operational approach; the achievement of the Company's plans for improved efficiency and lower costs, including stable aluminum costs; the availability of cash and credit; fluctuations of currency exchange rates; the Company's continued relations with its customers; and general business and economic conditions. Should one or more risks materialize or should any assumptions prove incorrect, then actual results could vary materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Further details on key risks can be found in the MD&A section of CCL's 2010 Annual Report, particularly under Section 4: "Risks and Uncertainties." CCL's annual and quarterly reports can be found online at www.cclind.com and www.sedar.com or are available upon request. Except as otherwise indicated, forward-looking statements do not take into account the effect that transactions or non-recurring or other special items announced or occurring after the statements are made may have on CCL's business. Such statements do not, unless otherwise specified by the Company, reflect the impact of dispositions, sales of assets, monetizations, mergers, acquisitions, other business combinations or transactions, asset write-downs or other charges announced or occurring after forward-looking statements are made. The financial impact of these transactions and non-recurring and other special items can be complex and depends on the facts particular to each of them and therefore cannot be described in a meaningful way in advance of knowing specific facts. The forward-looking statements are provided as of the date of this press release and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Geoffrey MartinCCL Industries Inc.President & CEO508-872-4511ORSean WashchukCCL Industries Inc.Senior Vice President & CFO416-756-8526www.cclind.com