Our past - a firm base for a bright future

Looking back, Flextrus has always helped its customers look ahead. Our corporate roots date back to developing the first flexible packages in Northern Europe in 1929. From the start, we offered cost-effective, lightweight pack alternatives for food producers and companies active in the healthcare industry.

Since our start, the food production and healthcare industries have relied on us for the latest in flexible packaging technology and service solutions to help them become stronger companies and as brands.

Today, our legacy continues to be built on working closely with customers to help them achieve their goals. We challenge ourselves to ensure our customers can quickly adapt their products and processes to make a change for the better. Our leadership is still evidenced in our products as well as in our ability to keep our promises. Our strength still lies both in our understanding of the potential benefits our flexible packaging solutions can offer in terms of improving the performance, production, marketing and distribution of our customers' products. As well as in remaining attentive and responsive whilst providing outstanding service to our clients. We keep your covered.

2014:

Our focus on advanced flexo printing confirmed by certification of full HD flat top flexo printing.

2011:

Flextrus became a member of AR Packaging.

2010:

Lean approach throughout the Halmstad site.
Flextrus acquires Flexmed and Flexopac (the current Halmstad plant).

2009:

Commissioning of HD (high definition) flexo printing at Halmstad facility.

2008:

Laser-perforation for easy-opening and controlled barrier are offered by our Halmstad facility.

2007:

The paper-based yet formable material PaperLite® is introduced.

2003:

monoPET materials are introduced.

2000:

GMP approval of our Lund facility.

1997:

The AirLite® material was launched as a sustainable formable material using up to 40% less plastic.

1990:

First in the world to print plastic film with water based inks.

1985:

Launch of Cekacan® packaging.

1960's:

Modified Atmosphere Packaging is launched in cooperation with market leading retailers.

1950's:

Introduction in Europe of flat die extruded materials.

1929:

Åkerlund & Rausing was founded.