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The history of the company started in Austria in 1877. Since that time, product range and production possibilities have significantly advanced. Today, Cardbox Packaging has acquired state-of-the-art printing capabilities and has adopted smart packaging solutions.
Ernst Ploetz found his printing house in Wolfsberg (AT).
Restructuring of Ploetz Packaging – takeover by investors of Cardbox Packaging.
Cardbox Packaging founded.
Opening of a plant in Zádveřice (CZ) – joint venture with Greiner Packaging.
Diversification and further growth.
Acquisition of Schachner Pack in Pinkafeld (AT) by Cardbox Packaging.
Acquired new window patching machine for Pinkafeld plant.
Won the European Carton Excellence Award: Beverages
Won Obal roku 2016: Food
Significant investments: Acquired BOBST die cutting machine and Heidelberg XL 106 printing machine.
Investment in Pinkafeld: Acquired new die cutting machine.
Startup of Cardbox Packaging U.S. (PA) – green field operation.
Won the European Carton Excellence Award for Innovation.
Joined the alliance for sustainability: 4evergreen.
Acquired new carton erecting machine in Zádveřice.
Acquired new sustainable sealing tray machine in Pinkafeld.
Won Obal roku 2020: Food
Won Carton Austria Award 2020
Winning WorldStar Packaging Award 2021: Food
Startup of Cardbox Packaging in Serbia
Acquisition of Valuepap
Winning European Carton Excellence Award 2021: Innovation
Investing in the new BOBST glueing line Pinkafeld (AT)
Investing in the new BOBST die-cutting machine in Zádveřice (CZ)