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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.
Prix Formes de Luxe 2019 goes to VGP
3rd award for folding carton packaging specialist this year VGP takes home the Prix Formes de Luxe - categorie folding carton - with its MOËT PACK 6 MINI SHARE, a stunning folding carton pack designed & produced for the famous champagne brand’s 150th anniversary.
K+D wins European Carton Excellence Award
All good things come in threes: two times finalists - now winner!
Sustainable and creative carton packaging gets VGP double gold again
Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) has been awarded twice for its sustainable and innovative packaging at the European Carton Excellence Awards this year.
Metsä Board aims for fossil free mills as part of company’s 2030 sustainability targets
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has today published its sustainability targets for 2030. One of the company's targets is to achieve fossil free mills by 2030 with zero fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target includes both emissions from the company's own energy production (scope 1) as well as purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82% of the energy used at Metsä Board mills is fossil free.
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.
August Faller and Perigord announce joint venture
August Faller and Perigord Premedia Ltd. announce entering a joint venture, with Perigord acquiring a majority stake in sudsidiary August Faller Artwork Solutions (AFAS) GmbH.
Mayr-Melnhof Packaging closes acquisition of TANN Group
Mayr-Melnhof Packaging has closed the acquisition of TANN Group. TANN prints on and finishes externally sourced fine paper to produce tipping paper (cigarette filter paper) and is the global market leader in this area.