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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...

2019-04-03

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...

2019-02-27

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...

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...

2018-10-23

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...

2018-09-07

Pentawards for Flextrus' sustainable PaperLite®

Flextrus is proud to be awarded the Pentawards Bronze price 2018 in the sustainable design category for its PaperLite ® material. The paper-based thermoformable material is a an excellent choice to meet increasing requests for more sustainable packaging.  Combine it with differentiating print to attract the environmentally aware consumers.  And at the same time it provides a soft...

2018-09-03

New digital printed designs for Norrmejerier’s sliced cheese

In the northern parts of Sweden we find Norrmejerier which provides a range of dairy products including sliced cheese in a new convenient packaging.  Norrmejerier has chosen Flextrus to supply these packaging and Michael Sjöberg, Sales Manager at Flextrus coordinated the project introducing Flextrus’ materials and printing designs – resulting in a close cooperation between...

2018-07-18

Unilever meets consumer preferences for natural and healthier foods in Flextrus paper packaging

An increasing interest in healthy living means consumers look for natural products and more ‘free-from’ products enter the market. A newcomer on the UK market is the Colman’s range of seasoning blends developed by Unilever and packed in a unique paper material from Flextrus. Nathalie Monecke, Senior Assistant Brand Manager at Unilever says; “The reason we launched this...

2018-06-21

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...