Our history

Built from a historical base of unique product and technical expertise, we are not one, but many leaders in packaging.

With our unrivalled know-how, diverse product range and commitment to sustainable innovation, we apply our extensive experience to develop tomorrow’s packaging of the future. Learn more about Coveris’ development and continued evolution below.

2020

2020

  • Launch of new Coveris 2.0 brand
  • Entry into Central and Eastern European market with acquisition of Hungarian flexible packaging company Plasztik-Tranzit Kft, now Coveris Pirtó, Coveris’ first CEE hub
  • Opening of industry leading R&D facility in Germany – Pack Innovation Centre

2019

2019

  • Merger of UK F&C and EMEA-FAC to one Coveris
  • Current set up focused on presence in Europe and Africa
  • Changed from regional to business unit structure in 2019
  • Continued investment in new opportunities
  • Profit improvement initiatives
  • Investment campaign
  • New BU Structure
  • New HQ in Vienna
  • New strategy

2018

2018

  • New CEO – Jakob A. Mosser
  • Sale of Americas and Rigid divisions
  • Focus on EMEA and on core packaging expertise
  • Formation of new Management Team

2013-18

2013-18

Continued acquisition trail and growth within key European food and beverage markets

2013

2013

  • Consolidation of all Sun Capital Partners packaging companies under one new global brand - COVERIS™
  • Rebrand of company following successful combination of five packaging businesses

2007-13

2007-13

Growth via acquisitions since 2007 as part of a global buy and build strategy of Sun Capital Partners