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History

The history of the Mayr-Melnhof Group started more than a hundred years ago. Here you find an extract of important events and developments.

  • 2018
    • „MMK digital“- first digital sales and service channel within the cartonboard industry
  • 2017
    • Acquisition of a plant for cosmetic packaging in Poland
  • 2016
    • Expansion of packaging plants in Iran und Vietnam
    • Building of a new power plant in Frohnleiten
  • 2015
    • Acquisition of a French packaging company specializing on pharmaceutical and luxury packaging
  • 2014
    • Commissioning of 4th Packaging plant in Turkey (Gaziantep)
  • 2013
    • Acquisition of a leading folding carton producer in Vietnam
    • Start of a third folding carton plant in Poland
  • 2012
    • Expansion Packaging Colombia
  • 2011
    • Start Expansion packaging in Far East
  • 2010
    • Start Expansion packaging in Latin America
  • 2008
    • MM Packaging acquires packaging plant in Turkey
    • Closure of Bulgarian Nikopol board mill
  • 2007
    • Expansion packaging in Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
  • 2006
    • Expansion packaging in North Africa, Tec MMP, Tunisia
  • 2005
    • Majority interest in leading Russian folding carton producer Polygrafoformlenie
  • 2004
    • MM Packaging acquires facilities in Spain, Poland, Russia, Romania
  • 2002
    • Acquisition of the German folding carton group Graphia
    • Acquisition of the Bulgarian board mill Nikopol
  • 2001
    • Acquisition of the German board mill Gruber+Weber Karton, Gernsbach
  • 2000
    • Combination of the folding carton production in Vienna
    • Closure of the English cartonboard plant Colthrop; sale of the English recycling business
  • 1999
    • The rebuilding of board machine III in the Frohnleiten mill exceeds high expectations
  • 1998
    • Acquisition of the Slovenian board mill Kolicevo Karton
    • Sale of the majority of the German recycling operations. Dissolution of the Recycling Division and integration of the remaining waste paper companies into the Cartonboard Division
  • 1997
    • Acquisition of the cigarette carton printing plant from R.J. Reynolds in Trier, Germany
  • 1994
    • IPO of Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG at the Vienna Stock Exchange. Issue of 4.0 million new shares. Beginning of a rapid expansion in the packaging business
  • 1984
    • The acquisition of FS-Karton in Germany was the first step towards the Group's internationalisation in cartonboard production
  • 1974
    • Hirschwang Karton becomes the second Austrian mill of the MM Group
  • 1959
    • Start up of folding carton production
  • 1952
    • Entrance into waste-paper business
  • 1950
    • The installation of the first modern cartonboard mill in Frohnleiten, Austria, marked the beginning of the industrial board production

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