The Van Genechten Group - which maintains a graphic tradition started in 1834 - consists of both the Packaging Division (VGP) and Playing Cards Division, Cartamundi, the world's largest producer of trade and playing cards.
VGP is a long-established company that provides its customers with innovative and cost-effective packaging solutions.
VGP has developed over the years through both acquisition and organic growth and a strong partnership with global strategic suppliers, which means the group is able to offer its customers both flexibility and security of supply.
Responsive to customer needs and market conditions, VGP, in addition to its general folding carton business has developed focused business units specific to premium packaging, packaging machinery and extruded/laminated boards.
Europe's largest independent folding carton producer
10 converting plants, 1 extrusion site and 1 automation service company
Converting more than 180.000 tonnes of board
Employing 1.500 people
Generating net sales of over 300 Mio Euros
To become the leading independent European carton converter, driven by a best in class culture, a superior quality approach and the strongest innovation power.
This to the benefit of our customers and society.
Listen, understand and cooperate
Drive and excel as one team
Share and enjoy with pride
Responsibility and Environment
At Van Genechten Packaging, the highest priority in all we do is given to the safety of the consumers, the security of our customers and the well being of our employees. We are keen supporters of a sustainable use of materials and the protection of the environment. This is also fundamental to our own personal integrity, to sound and ethical business and to our responsibility as a leader in the Folding Carton Industry.
Sustainability is an integral aspect of our business policy. Therefore VGP promotes sustainable forestry and complies with all Chain-of-Custody requirements as set by FSC and PEFC. VGP has been assessed as meeting the requirements of Chain-of-Custody. The scope of this certification includes the sourcing of cardboard, development and production of printed cardboard packaging as well as the sales of printed cardboard packaging.
Health and safety are an integral aspect of our business policy. The management supports and fosters programs to prevent human distress of the personnel and damage to their property. For this we meet, and respect all legal requirements and aim for the highest practically achievable safety standard. All risk of fire, material damage, physical injuries, professional illnesses and losses by criminal actions are limited.
Food Compliant Packaging
Product Safety and Quality are vital ingredients of the long-term success of our business. Van Genechten Packaging have implemented Food Safety Standards that incorporate the most advanced material and knowledge available in the industry. These standards are audited and approved by independent organisations.