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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...

2019-02-27

AR Packaging launches first pressed board tray concept for MAP

AR Packaging is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays. The Group’s combined expertise in barrier materials and pressed board tray production has enabled an efficient solution well suited for giving a shelf life of at least 18 days. The increasing demand for sustainable packaging has led to an intensive...

2019-02-08

A&R Carton wins four prizes at The German Design Awards

We are proud to announce that A&R Carton has been awarded with four prizes at The German Design Award 2019 in the category Excellent Communications Design Packaging. The winners are Domino's Chicken Box, Schnitzel Joker Curry Wurst Pommes Kombibox, Tenz – PEEKBOX and Nalle Oat Flakes.   Domino's Chicken Box Domino’s Chicken Box is one of a kind. No more hassle with...

2019-01-24

AR Packaging strengthens the board of directors

Cecilia Marlow has been elected as a new board member of AR Packaging Group AB. Cecilia Marlow is currently a member of several Board of Directors, has primarily a background from the retail and consumer goods industries. She has also held CEO positions as well as other senior positions within the field of finance in different industries.   Peter Törnquist, Chairman of AR Packaging...

2018-12-27

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...

2018-11-05

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...

2018-10-31

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...

2018-10-23

Press release - AR Packaging planning for IPO

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2018-10-18

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...

2018-10-01

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...