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American Keg to have German owner; The Pottstown company pushed for tariffs on foreign competitors. Then a stake was sold.

Jan 16, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

ABSTRACT

The Pottstown company pushed for tariffs on foreign competitors. Then a stake was sold.

American Keg won't be American-owned anymore.

The Pottstown company, the only U.S. keg manufacturer that beat the drum of protecting U.S. manufacturing in a trade battle with German, Chinese, and Mexican manufacturers, has sold a "major stake" in its business to Germany's Blefa, the companies said on Wednesday.

Terms were not disclosed. But American Keg chief executive ...