Improving your performance is a priority at AFP. Product renewal, technological innovation and co-creation are core values that repeatedly surface in our day-to-day way of working. Whether the domain is Load Security, Food Packaging or Innovative Film, we always aim for the most optimal and socially responsible solution. Throughout the entire supply chain, ranging from production to delivery to the consumer. The supply chain is complex and the technical details make the difference. Due to our in-depth technical insight, we can match our custom solutions to your unique needs.
All of AFP's processes and its business culture are focused on providing distinctive solutions.
The best solution for your process
Improving your performance is a priority at AFP. Whether the domain is Load Security, Food Packaging or Innovative Film, we always aim for the most optimal and socially responsible solution for your unique process.
Customised technological expertise
AFP’s experts each and every day come up with new customised solutions. In consultation with our customers and suppliers, we develop innovative products and technological innovations designed to continue to increase the added value of our films. If you have a unique packaging problem, contact us, we like to be challenged!
The best possible protection for your produtcs
Did you know that a product packaged using AFP wrapping stands out on the shelf, offers consumers greater ease of use and is more cost efficient for your business? Furthermore, the AFP films have a demonstrable positive impact on damage-free transport, food safety, protection and the shelf-life of products.
Frank van den Berg
Load Security Film
Research & Development
AFP invests in a fourth micro-layer production line.
This represents a 40% increase in capacity for the production of the next
generation Load Security Film.
Jindal acquires AFP's shares and launches a strategy aimed at international growth.
The third micro-layer production line is commissioned.
Bencis Capital Partners, Amsterdam, acquires the shares in AFP and initiates a growth strategy focused on innovation.
The second micro-layer production line is commissioned.
AFP is the first European company to adopt micro-layer technology.
AEP Industries Nederland sells its interest in AEP Industries Nederland to an investor in this industry. The company continues under the name Apeldoorn Flexible Packaging B.V. (AFP).
The first European pilot line is installed in the development centre.
In addition to cast film, AEP Industries Nederland also starts producing blown film. It also starts laminating film.
Borden sells its worldwide packaging operations to AEP industries Inc. The Dutch company continues under the name AEP Industries Nederland.
Borden Inc. (USA) acquires the company's shares and the company continues under the name Borden PFI. Production capacity is significantly expanded.
Van Gelder Papier acquires full ownership of the company. The name changes to Van Gelder PFI.
The company invests in two printing lines.
The first cast extrusion lines are commissioned. The company becomes involved in cast film co-extrusion and coating paper with polyethylene.
In addition to paper and cardboard products, Van Gelder Papier decides to start producing plastic products as well. The joint venture Crown Van Gelder PFI (Plastic Film Industry) is created for this purpose together with Crown Zellerbach Inc. (USA).