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Strategic acquisition expands AR Packaging's footprint

AR Packaging Group AB has acquired all outstanding shares in Istragrafika, d.d., a producer of high quality folding carton products for the tobacco, food and consumer goods segments. Istragrafika, headquartered in Kanfanar, Croatia, has a workforce of approx. 160 employees.   “AR Packaging has a strategic plan built on three pillars – further growth in Europe in selected...


DMK relaunches baby nutrition in Sealio packaging from A&R Carton

The DMK Group is Germany’s largest dairy company and targets the growing infant milk formula (IMF) with its Humana brand. When investing in the conversion of its Strückhausen plant into a dedicated infant milk formula site, DMK chose to go for the Sealio packaging and a long term partnership with A&R Carton, a member of AR Packaging. The composite can’s superior product...


A&R Carton Graz awarded the Red Dot for high design quality

AR Packaging Group. Outstanding and award winning: as part of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018, A&R Carton Graz has succeeded in winning over the 24-member jury with its packaging design project. Over several days, the experts examined, discussed and evaluated more than 8,600 international communication design works. They awarded the coveted Red Dot for the high design quality and...


Press release - AR Packaging planning for IPO

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New CEO at Flextrus

Tomas Forsgård has taken on the role as CEO at Flextrus. With extensive experience in the packaging industry he is looking forward to the future and to further grow the company. “This is the next step in Flextrus development and with a more segment oriented sales organisation, we can get even closer to our customers and grow together,” says Tomas. Maud Rahm, former MD and...


Exhibitions during fall 2018

We are ready for the fall and all the fairs that’s coming! Come and visit us at the following exhibitions: Luxe pack , Monaco 1-3 October - Stand DB11 PMMI, Chicago 14-17 October - Stand S-2576 Scanpack, Gothenburg 23-26 October - Stand B04:20 Compamed, Düsseldorf 12-15 November - Hall 8b/Stand D33 Food tech, Herning 13-15 November - Hall K/ Stand 8152 Our team hope to see...


Pentawards for Flextrus' sustainable PaperLite®

Flextrus is proud to be awarded the Pentawards Bronze price 2018 in the sustainable design category for its PaperLite ® material. The paper-based thermoformable material is a an excellent choice to meet increasing requests for more sustainable packaging.  Combine it with differentiating print to attract the environmentally aware consumers.  And at the same time it provides a soft...


New digital printed designs for Norrmejerier’s sliced cheese

In the northern parts of Sweden we find Norrmejerier which provides a range of dairy products including sliced cheese in a new convenient packaging.  Norrmejerier has chosen Flextrus to supply these packaging and Michael Sjöberg, Sales Manager at Flextrus coordinated the project introducing Flextrus’ materials and printing designs – resulting in a close cooperation between...


Unilever meets consumer preference for natural and healthier foods in Flextrus paper packaging

An increasing interest in healthy living means consumers look for natural products and more ‘free-from’ products enter the market. A newcomer on the UK market is the Colman’s range of seasoning blends developed by Unilever and packed in a unique paper material from Flextrus.  Nathalie Monecke, Senior Assistant Brand Manager at Unilever says; “The reason we launched...


Speed to market when AR Packaging developed new Kitkat Senses packaging for Nestlé

When Nestlé was looking for a new packaging for its KitKat senses, AR Packaging and its group of specialised companies supported in shortening the speed to market substantially. The trend to offer chocolate as small portion-packed flow-wraps continues. Using an eye-catching outer cartonboard or flexible packaging supports the high sales target in supermarkets. The example of...