Tag Archives: AR Packaging

Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Support for Billerud’s Escanaba Mill Transformation Project

Billerud U.S. Production Holding LLC is a subsidiary of Billerud, a leading paper and packaging provider headquartered in Sweden. The company has about 5,800 employees worldwide, with more than 1,200 employees in Michigan. Earlier this year, Billerud acquired Ohio-based Verso Corporation, a leading producer of coated paper in North America as part of its global […]

Mondi provides sustainable eCommerce packaging solutions for Modivo

A combination of corrugated boxes and paper-based MailerBAGS will be used to protect and transport fashion items across Europe, saving space and money Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has been appointed as the exclusive packaging provider for one of Europe’s largest fashion enterprises. Following a product trial earlier this year, Mondi […]

Towards a science-based approach in the packaging debate

As the European Commission prepares to publish the revision of the packaging and packaging waste legislation, the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) has released a series of three scientific studies comparing recyclable and reusable packaging solutions. The studies highlight the essential role of sustainable packaging in the context of the EU Green Deal, […]

AR Packaging to spearhead development of dry molded fiber technology

The objective for the consortium of AR Packaging, PulPac and the Research Institute of Sweden (RISE) is to develop and commercially validate ten standardized product concepts within different packaging and single-use applications during next three years. The purpose is to enable rapid upscaling and dissemination of the Dry Molded Fiber technology with ready to use […]

Graphic Packaging to acquire AR Packaging

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading vertically-integrated provider of sustainable fiber-based consumer packaging solutions, and CVC Capital Partners Fund VI today announced a definitive agreement under which Graphic Packaging will acquire AR Packaging Group AB, Europe’s second-largest producer of fiber-based consumer packaging, for approximately $1.45 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments.   The combination […]

AR Packaging buys British carton maker Firstan

Swedish AR Packaging group has announced the acquisition of British Firstan Holdings Ltd., including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. With this step, AR Packaging is now able to also offer locally produced folding cartons to UK customers. According to its website, Firstan is the UK’s leading independent packaging manufacturer, producing over 500 million cartons annually at its […]

AR Packaging acquires Croatian folding carton products company

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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 […]