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WorldStar Winner! The latest award in a series of prizes this fall

The fall 2017 has been successful for A&R Carton. During these months we have received not one, but six prizes for our packaging designs and functions. We are winners at The German Design Award, Scanstar and German Packaging Award and the child-proof packaging Sileo is the big winner of the WorldStar. We are very proud over our achievement, the team and not least our packaging, which you can...


AR Packaging strengthens centres of excellence and optimises its footprint

AR Packaging is in an expansion phase since a few years, including acquisitions, coupled with continued migration from general packaging to selected segments where AR Packaging has a competitive edge. The Group has a strategic plan built on three pillars: further growth in Europe in selected business segments, global expansion with selected packaging solutions and further improved operational...


AR Packaging and Cypheme have signed partnership agreement

The leading European packaging company AR Packaging AB, based in Lund, Sweden, and CYPHEME SAS, Paris, France, have agreed on an exclusive strategic partnership. This partnership has been underlined with AR Packaging’s intention of acquiring an equity stake in Cypheme. AR Packaging has developed a process to print copy resistant and random security markers combined with inline variable QR...


Success for unique wide web digital printing and finishing at Mediaköket

The investment in wide web digital printing and finishing is in full industrial operation at Mediaköket, a part of Flextrus and AR Packaging. Having a technological setup which is unique in Europe, it has proven to be a big success. The sophisticated product offering is a strong addition to the group and clearly meets the market needs, confirmed by a higher interest than expected from both...


Flextrus received Mölnlycke Supplier of the Year Award

Flextrus is proud to announce the reception of the prestigious Supplier of the year award from one of its strategic customers, Mölnlycke. Amongst more than 1600 suppliers, Flextrus was one of the selected winners by receiving the award in the category ‘Innovation at heart’ with the following nomination: “Innovation can come in many shapes and forms and we are very proud to...


A&R Carton and Packages Limited (Pakistan) have signed partnership agreement

A&R Carton AB, Lund, Sweden, a member of the leading European packaging company AR Packaging, and Packages Limited, Lahore, Pakistan, have signed a strategic partnership agreement. The objective of this agreement is to establish a cooperation in the manufacture, procurement, sale and marketing in Pakistan and neighbouring markets of packaging made out of cardboard or other materials in...


AR Packaging acquisition of Maju Jaya in Indonesia is completed

ÅR Packaging Group AB is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced acquisition of a significant majority stake in PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika, a leading Indonesian packaging company with a majority of its customer base in the tobacco and food segments.   Maju Jaya is a paper packaging company offering a one stop service from design, prepress and production to...


AR Packaging Design Contest 2017

AR Packaging invites students to be part of the AR Packaging Design Contest 2017! The aim and challenge of the project is for students to create a best performing packaging design where FUTECO Galaxy is used in the most impressive way. Read more about the contest here.


Flextrus acquires digital service expert Mediaköket

AR Packaging continues its development in line with its strategy. One element is to stay up-front with new developments in technology and innovative packaging solutions. Flextrus Group AB, a member of AR Packaging, has therefore signed an agreement to become the majority stakeholder of the Swedish digital print and media company Mediaköket Grafiska AB. As a leader in barrier packaging AR...


AR Packaging acquires Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika (Indonesia)

ÅR Packaging Group AB is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement with PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika (MJSG) for the acquisition of a significant majority stake in the company. Adrian Koesnendar, CEO and co-owner of the family business, will continue to own the remaining shares.   Maju Jaya is one of the leading Indonesian packaging companies with a majority of...