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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!  

2019-06-04

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...

2019-05-17

A&R Carton visited Weingarten School to talk about ecological life cycle of trees

A&R Carton Frankfurt, together with the garden store Tropica, recently visited Weingarten School to teach around 40 children about sustainability through the educational project TICCIT. Read more about it  here .  

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 dividers,...