It is through our ethical practices, outstanding services and quality products that we ensure the satisfaction of all our stakeholders. Packages Limited is a Public interest company (PIC) and holds investments in companies engaged in various businesses.
Packages Limited was established in 1956 as a joint venture between the Ali Group of Pakistan and Akerlund & Rausing of Sweden, to convert paper and paperboard into packaging for consumer industry. Over the years, Packages has continued to enhance its facilities to meet the growing demand of packaging products
Packages modified a paper machine to produce tissue paper in response to growing awareness and demand for hygienic and disposable tissues. The “Rose Petal” brand name was launched with facial tissues and was later expanded to include toilet paper, kitchen roll, and table napkins.
In July 1994, Coates Lorilleux Pakistan Limited (currently DIC Pakistan Limited), in which Packages Limited has 54.98% ownership, commenced production and sale of printing inks. During the same year, the Company initiated the capacity expansion of its Paper and Board Mill to 65,000 tons per year and conversion capacity to 56,000 tons per year
Packages entered into a joint venture agreement with Printcare (Ceylon) Limited for the production of flexible packaging materials in Sri Lanka. The project, Packages Lanka (Private) Limited, in which Packages Limited has 79.07% ownership, commenced production in 1998.