Huhtamaki (Lurgan) Limited
About Huhtamaki (Lurgan) Limited:
Huhtamaki Ltd is a world leader in the manufacture and supply of premium, consumer goods packaging to a portfolio of global brands.
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, Huhtamaki’s purpose is to help great products reach more people, more easily. The Group consists of over 70 manufacturing units spread over six continents, with over 17,000 members of staff.
Huhtamaki is made up of four business segments:
Foodservice EAO: paper cups and lids, folded carton packaging, straws, stirrers
North America: a leading manufacturer of packaging for consumer packaged goods as well as tableware, cups, folding cartons, containers, carriers, trays and serviceware for the foodservice industry and retail market
Flexible Packaging for sauces, pet food, confectionary, liquid detergent packaging, toothpaste tubes
Molded Fiber: Huhtamaki is the leading global provider of molded fiber products such as egg cartons and trays, fruit packaging, cup carriers, fruit trays
Huhtamaki Lurgan Ltd sits within the Group’s Molded Fiber segment and with over 200 employees is the leading supplier of egg cartons, trays and cup carriers in the UK and Ireland. Approximately 95% of products manufactured at the Lurgan plant are supplied to UK and Irish markets, with some niche products exported globally. Customers include McDonald’s
All Huhtamaki Molded Fiber products are 100% recycled & 100% recyclable, compostable & biodegradable.
Huhtamaki Lurgan Ltd is accredited to BRC/IOP (Grade A), ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO50001 and OHSAS18001 standards. Huhtamaki Lurgan Ltd is a member of the Confederation of Waste Management and founding member of the Resource Association Foundation.
In 2015, Huhtamaki Lurgan received an investment in excess of £5m by the Huhtamaki Group, which to date has been one of the Group’s largest single investments within its Molded Fiber segment. This allowed the company to install new state of the art machinery, creating twelve new full time jobs and increasing capacity by 25%.
In 2016, the Huhtamaki Group also acquired Belfast based Delta Print and Packaging Ltd which employs approximately 300 people. The business became part of Huhtamaki’s Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania segment. Whilst this sits separately to the molded fiber plant in Lurgan, it has increased Huhtamaki’s presence and headcount in Northern Ireland and cemented its commitment to the province.