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2020-01-23

A&R Carton AB and Colorpack GmbH, both being part of AR Packaging Group, announce tender offer for BSC Drukarnia Opakowań

A&R Carton, a leading European producer of carton packaging and part of the Swedish group AR Packaging, and Colorpack GmbH, A&R Carton’s recently acquired subsidiary, have announced a tender offer to subscribe for the sale of shares in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań. A&R Carton is offering PLN 40.38 for each share of this Polish manufacturer of cartonboard and paper packaging. A&R...

2020-01-22

AR Packaging completes its strategic acquisitions of rlc packaging group and Nampak Cartons Nigeria

Following customary closing conditions and local regulatory approvals, AR Packaging announces the completion of the acquisition of rlc packaging group, including indirectly a significant share in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań S.A., and Nampak Cartons Nigeria Limited. Through these acquisitions, AR Packaging continues its successful growth development in line with the strategic plan to expand in...

2019-11-13

AR Packaging to consolidate the European healthcare and beauty packaging market through further acquisitions

In line with its set strategy to become a global leader in selected segments, ÅR Packaging Group AB has acquired all outstanding shares in K+D AG and entered into agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in rlc Packaging GmbH as well as indirectly a significant share in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań S.A. The companies are well-reputed packaging producers with substantial market presence in the...

2019-10-24

AR Packaging to launch fibre-based cutlery in cooperation with Bionatic

AR Packaging aims to meet the increasing need for replacement of plastic-based cutlery and has teamed up with the food service distributor Bionatic to launch a fibre-based cutlery range. Since the European Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUP) was introduced, both consumers and member states have started to reconsider many plastic packaging items on the market. By 2021, plastic cutlery will be...

2019-09-23

Two Pro Carton ECMA gold awards for AR Packaging!

We are glad to announce that AR Packaging has won two gold awards in the Pro Carton ECMA awards! The winners are Steadysense – 2-in-1 Flexi shipping and Mawu, both produced by  A&R Carton in Graz . The award is one of Europe’s most prestigious packaging awards for outstanding carton packagings. Steadysense – 2-in-1 Flexi shipping   Flexible Shipping...

2019-08-26

AR Packaging's sustainability report for 2018

The sustainability report for 2018 are here, below you can read and download the report which is the twelfth one for AR Packaging since 2007. The report is prepared following the GRI guidelines on sustainability reporting, "GRI Standards".  We wish you pleasant reading!  

2019-08-08

Santa Maria tortillas save plastics with new packaging from Flextrus

Paulig, owner of the Santa Maria brand, actively strives to reduce their environmental impact and has worked together with Flextrus, a member of AR Packaging, for a few years to develop packaging which protects the products while minimizing its environmental impact. It’s not easy to develop a material to package soft tortilla, especially not Santa Maria’s since their tortillas are...

2019-06-04

A&R Carton expands its cold foil capabilities for premium packaging

Finely detailed metallic effects and excellent image quality has never been easier at A&R Carton Frankfurt, a member of AR Packaging. The newly invested offset printing line is extended with cold foil capabilities to answer to the demand of brilliant, repulpable premium packaging. A&R Carton Frankfurt, placed in the heart of Western Europe, is a strong packaging supplier for branded...

2019-04-03

AR Packaging expands its footprint through acquisition in Nigeria

AR Packaging Group AB has entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Nampak Limited for the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Nampak Cartons Nigeria Limited, a producer of high quality folding carton products for the tobacco, food and consumer goods segments. Nampak Cartons Nigeria is one of the leading carton packaging companies in Nigeria. The company serves a broad market...

2019-03-13

A&R Carton introduces small size high fibre content composite cans

A&R Carton meets the need for sustainable smaller containers with its new sizes of the composite can Boardio ® with an optimised fibre content of 90%. The consumer convenient cans can replace full plastic containers for nutritional supplements, snacks, chewing gums, powders etc. without compromising product safety and protection. The packaging industry is part of a major change where all...