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Ardagh Group

Ardagh Packaging Holdings Limited
Type Private
Industry Packaging
Founded 1932
Headquarters Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Key people Paul Coulson (Chairman), Niall Wall (CEO)
Products Glass and Metal Packaging
Revenue Increase4043M (FY 2013)[1]
Operating income Increase162M (FY 2013)[1]
Total assets Increase6037M (FY 2013)[1]
Employees 17,174 (FY 2013)[1]

Ardagh Group is a Luxembourg-based producer of glass and metal products. It was founded in 1932 as the Irish Glass Bottle Company. In 1999 it expanded by buying Rockware Glass and in 2007 by buying the Rexam Glass Division. In 2011 Ardagh Group bought the metal packaging company Impress Group for €1.7bn and acquired Fi Par in March 2011 for €125m. In August 2012, the company acquired Anchor Glass in an $880 million transaction. In January 2013, Ardagh Group agreed to acquire St-Gobain's Verallia North America for €1.275 billion. The company operates 100 facilities in 25 countries, employs approximately 18,000 people and has more than €4.1 billion in revenue.[2]


  • Brennan, Joe (22 July 2008). "Ardagh Glass profits surge 150pc to €43.6m".  
  1. ^ a b c d Ardagh Annual Report 2013
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External links

  • Ardagh Group official website

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