ATLANTA – BWAY Holding Co., a North American supplier of rigid containers, has acquired Plastican Inc., a U.S. producer of injection-molded plastic containers, in a stock purchase transaction.

Plastican, headquartered in Leominster, MA, produces a wide range of plastic pails used for packaging industrial and consumer products. The company operates four manufacturing plants located in Leominster, MA; Macon, GA; Dallas, TX; and Phoenix AZ. The company generated net sales of $90 million in 2009.