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2016-10-13

AR Packaging acquires Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika (Indonesia)

ÅR Packaging Group AB is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement with PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika (MJSG) for the acquisition of a significant majority stake in the company. Adrian Koesnendar, CEO and co-owner of the family business, will continue to own the remaining shares.   Maju Jaya is one of the leading Indonesian packaging companies with a majority of...

2016-09-20

Plant-a-tree-day at CC Pack provides more renewable packagings

On the 14 th of September, AR Packaging and Stora Enso arranged a “Plant-a-tree-day” – an event in the signs of nature and environment where the purpose was so contribute to a more responsible consumption of natural resources. 20 specially invited brand owners were gathered on Wednesday to start the project of plating a total of 6000 birch trees in what will become the tray...

2016-09-16

AR Packaging wins two Pro Carton ECMA awards

For the second year in a row, we are proud to announce that AR Packaging has been awarded Pro Carton ECMA awards, one of Europe’s most prestigious packaging awards for outstanding carton packagings. Two Pro Carton Awards 2016 confirms the strong dedication to packaging innovation in the group.   Prestigious Carton of the year for My von ERL The luxurious packaging for electronic...

2016-09-13

CVC acquisition of AR Packaging completed

ÅR Packaging Group AB is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced agreement with CVC Capital Partners to acquire the Group from Ahlstrom Capital and Accent Equity. The transaction has been successfully completed today.   Founded in 2011 through the merger of A&R Carton and Flextrus, AR Packaging is one of Europe’s leading packaging companies with sales of...

2016-08-26

Plant-a-tree-day

AR Packaging and Stora Enso jointly invite customers to attend an exclusive event, namely the birth of a renewable package. During this special occasion customers will be given the unique opportunity to plant seedings that will grow into a forest on three hectares of land owned by AR Packaging. A factory tour of CC Pack where we produce several types of packagings for direct food contact will be...

2016-08-18

AR Packaging Sustainability Report 2015

AR Packaging was one of the first companies in our industry to publish Sustainability Report in accordance to the International Reporting Standard (GRI) and continues to do so since 2007.   As one of the leaders in our segment of the packaging market, we are convinced that an active approach to sustainability is a key criterion for our customers and a tool by which we can further...

2016-05-30

AR Packaging to be acquired by CVC Capital Partners

AR Packaging announced today that funds advised by CVC Capital Partners have signed a binding agreement to acquire ÅR Packaging Group AB. Under the terms of the transaction, CVC will acquire 100% of the company from its current owners, Ahlstrom Capital and Accent Equity. Founded in 2011 through the merger of A&R Carton and Flextrus, AR Packaging is one of Europe’s leading...

2016-05-13

AR Packaging comments on media reports

In response to recent media reports, stating that AR Packaging is for sale with an initial public offering (IPO) as main focus, the company provides the following clarification. The plan of an IPO was first announced in the beginning of 2012. During 2016 this development has been moved in a further status as part of AR Packaging’s strategy for future growth, including ongoing talks with...

2016-04-26

AR Packaging publishes interim report Q1-2016

  The AR Packaging interim report January-March 2016 is now published on NASDAQ OMX GlobeNewswire and can be found here (external link). To download the interim report as a pdf, please click here . For further information please contact: Harald Schulz, President & CEO of AR Packaging, phone +49 6192 406 100 Niclas Nyström, CFO of AR Packaging, phone +46 40 661 56...

2016-04-20

AR Packaging publishes annual report for 2015

2015 proved to be an extraordinary year for AR Packaging in many respects and is the result of successful strategy implementation. Net sales rose 27% to 514 MEUR, an increase mainly attributable to the acquired business of the European operations of MeadWestvaco Corporation, which has been included in the financial statements since 1 May. EBITDA margin for 2015 rose to 12.2% which is the highest...