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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...

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...