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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...


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...


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,...


A&R Carton Graz is Austria's Leading Company

A&R Carton Graz received The Austria’s Leading Company Award, a renowned economic competition were the ranking is based on key data like turnover, profit, growth rate and other economically important factors – there is no jury involved making it rather objective. A&R Carton Graz beat one of the leading tech companies with a much higher turnover, which proves that there are...


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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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...


AR Packaging publishes its sustainability report for 2017

We all see an ever increasing focus on the environmental perspectives and circular economy in the marketplace. As an example, considerations on sustainability are always part of innovation projects and they are more and more often the key driver.  Below you find the AR Packaging Sustainability Report for 2017, which is the eleventh report since 2007. The report is prepared following the new...