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OUR COMPANY

We are HZ Group, one of the most important organizations in the packaging industry in Latin America. By developing new technologies so as to meet market demands successfully, the Group provides comprehensive solutions which include folding cartons; micro-corrugated boxes and displays; flexible packaging; self-adhesive labels; liquid containers; and multiple packaging.

With more than 60 years of experience, 1800 people who are part of this company work with great care and devotion to guarantee first-class service and to offer our customers versatile and innovative ideas.

Mission

Our mission lies in offering solutions for the packaging industry; considering service, quality and efficiency as starting-points. We focus our efforts on attaining total customer satisfaction and on materializing our customers’ aspirations of innovation, by combining knowledge, flexibility and state-of-the-art technology. As a result, we develop tailor-made products which satisfy all needs, in an environment where eco-friendly conditions, the development of our employees and strong ethical trade relations prevail.

Vision

Being regional leaders inspires our vision together with providing comprehensive packaging solutions, backing our customers on their development and promoting the sustain growth of the company.

STRATEGY

Our strategy is based on four fundamental pillars.

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VERTICAL INTEGRATION
The development of our activities in each chain link of production provides us flexibility and places us in a privileged position in the packaging industry.

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HORIZONTAL DIVERSIFICATION
Our versatility and distinction are the result of the manufacture of packaging from different materials and suitable for a variety of uses.

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INTERNATIONAL BENCHMARKING
Since we actively participate in the most influential international organizations in the industry, we gain access to a continuous learning process, in a search for innovative solutions for our customers.

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REGIONAL EXPANSION
Being close to our customers consolidates our regional presence in the main Latin American markets.

HISTORY

Our history begins as the dream of a Slovenian immigrant, who came to the City of Buenos Aires, in Argentina, from the post-war Europe. His vocation and knowledge of the graphic arts, derived from an impressive family tradition, took him to set up a small printing shop.

  • 1950

    Herman Zupan begins his activities.

  • 1958

    We specialize in the production of folding cartons.

  • 1967

    We achieve folding carton market leadership in Argentina.

  • 1972

    A second folding carton plant is established in Villa Luzuriaga, Buenos Aires

  • 1973

    We acquire a company that manufactures paperboard for packaging: Papelera del Sur.

  • 1979

    Papelera del Sur launches the first in-line coated paperboard ever produced in Argentina.

  • 1983

    Flexibles Argentinos starts operating in La Rioja, focusing on the flexible packaging market.

  • 1989

    We inaugurate an automatic production line for micro-corrugated containers.

  • 1994

    We become the first packaging company in Argentina that is awarded the ISO 9000 quality certification.

  • 1995

    Flexibles Argentinos joins with Celomat to expand operations in the flexible packaging market.

  • 2000

    We join Farmográfica. In this way, we add the know-how and the experience of a company specialized in folding cartons for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, and other added-value products.

  • 2001

    We inaugurate Innovapack, in Sao Paulo, so as to consolidate our regional position and to supply the Brazilian paperboard packaging market for mass consumption products.

  • 2005

    Selecta Envases, in Santiago de Chile, is incorporated into the group, with the aim of developing the folding carton and micro-corrugated market in that country.

  • 2011

    We acquire Celomat in its entirety. In this way, we increase our participation in the market for flexible packaging and self-adhesive labels.

  • 2012

    Interpack Envases and Papelera del Sur are awarded the Chain of Custody Certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

  • 2013

    Aiming at increasing vertical integration, we acquire, in its entirity, H Koch,in charge of the distribution of paperboard.

  • 2013

    Papelera del Sur is awarded PEFC Chain of Custody Certification.

  • 2014

    Interpack Envases obtains PEFC Chain of Custody Certification.

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1950

Herman Zupan begins his activities.

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1958

We specialize in the production of folding cartons.

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1967

We achieve folding carton market leadership in Argentina.

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1972

A second folding carton plant is established in Villa Luzuriaga, Buenos Aires.

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1973

We acquire a company that manufactures paperboard for packaging: Papelera del Sur.

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1979

Papelera del Sur launches the first in-line coated paperboard ever produced in Argentina.

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1983

Flexibles Argentinos starts operating in La Rioja, focusing on the flexible packaging market.

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1989

We inaugurate an automatic production line for micro-corrugated containers.

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1994

We become the first packaging company in Argentina that is awarded the ISO 9000 quality certification.

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1995

Flexibles Argentinos joins with Celomat to expand operations in the flexible packaging market.

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2000

We join Farmográfica. In this way, we add the know-how and the experience of a company specialized in folding cartons for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, and other added-value products.

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2001

We inaugurate Innovapack, in Sao Paulo, so as to consolidate our regional position and to supply the Brazilian paperboard packaging market for mass consumption products.

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2005

Selecta Envases, in Santiago de Chile, is incorporated into the group, with the aim of developing the folding carton and micro-corrugated market in that country.

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2011

We acquire Celomat in its entirety. In this way, we increase our participation in the market for flexible packaging and self-adhesive labels.

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2012

Interpack Envases and Papelera del Sur are awarded the Chain of Custody Certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

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2013

Aiming at increasing vertical integration, we acquire, in its entirity, H Koch,in charge of the distribution of paperboard.

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2013

Papelera del Sur is awarded PEFC Chain of Custody Certification.

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2014

Interpack Envases obtains PEFC Chain of Custody Certification.

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