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2020-04-14

AR Packaging: Crucial need for safe and hygienic packaging during the pandemic

Safe and hygienic packaging can save lives during a crisis like the coronavirus pandemic. And with its high standards the modern packaging industry is uniquely qualified to offer cartons, cups, boxes and a complete range of products to help limit the spread of the pandemic. Health is even more on everyone’s mind during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. In this situation it is crucial to...

2020-03-31

AR Packaging to fully integrate Polish BSC Drukarnia Opakowań after successful tender offer

AR Packaging group companies will in the tender offer purchase more than 37% of the share capital of BSC Drukarnia Opakowań. With a stake of 98,17% in the Polish cartonboard packaging producer, AR Packaging aims to fully integrate the company and thereby further strengthen its strategic position in Central and Eastern Europe. Following the acquisition of rlc packaging, including a major...

2020-03-20

AR Packaging group companies raise price in tender offer for BSC Drukarnia Opakowań to PLN 40.5 per share

A&R Carton and Colorpack, AR Packaging group companies, have decided to increase the offer price in the tender offer for BSC Drukarnia Opakowań to PLN 40.5. Investors can subscribe to sell their shares in the tender offer until 26 March 2020. “When we announced the tender offer for BSC Drukarnia Opakowań shares in January, the company’s share price was close to its all-time high....

2020-03-09

AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac

AR Packaging aims to be first on the market with commercially viable plastic free trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and food service sectors. The group looks to contribute to innovative process developments of fully fibre based solutions and therefore has joined the PulPac Technology Pool. Being a leading packaging supplier for a range of industries, AR Packaging is committed to support...

2020-02-12

Subscriptions to sell BSC Drukarnia Opakowań shares begin in tender offer announced by AR Packaging group companies

From 12 February investors can subscribe to sell shares in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań in a tender offer announced by A&R Carton and Colorpack. These companies are part of AR Packaging, one of the leaders in Europe’s packaging industry, which intends to increase its stake in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań from 60.82% currently to 100%. Subscriptions are being accepted by Santander Biuro Maklerskie...

2020-02-05

AR Packaging strengthens its operational footprint in Switzerland

AR Packaging is in a period of sustained expansion, with some latest acquisitions being rlc packaging group and K+D. As part of its strategy to hold leading market positions in   selected segments and continuously improve the operational excellence and cost-efficiency, the group now investigates actions to optimise its operational footprint in Switzerland.    In a highly...

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...