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A global leader in packaging solutions

Ardagh Group manufactures packaging for the world's biggest brands. We have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivaled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 110 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employ over 23,000 people and have global sales exceeding €7.9 bn. It is estimated that in an average household globally, you will find at least six products in packaging produced by Ardagh Group.

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Vision and Values

Our vision and values

The people that make up Ardagh share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world's leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through growth and development.

The future we’re creating for Ardagh is built around our three core values of excellence, teamwork and trust. We are committed to conducting our activities with the highest standards of integrity and business practice in dealing with all our stakeholders. Our Code of Conduct is a standing guide for conducting our business in an honest and professional manner.

Benefits of Glass

Benefits of glass

Glass packaging protects its content and enhances a brand’s appeal. As a permanent material glass is 100% and infinitely recyclable, making it the perfect packaging choice for today’s products and tomorrow’s. Ardagh produces distinctive and innovative glass packaging in all shapes and sizes for the world's biggest brands and offers a choice of almost 20 different colours.

Being infinitely recyclable, a glass bottle or jar can be made into a new one over and over again, with no loss in quality or purity. Making new glass bottles and jars from recycled glass reduces the amount of energy needed in the production process and lowers emissions into the atmosphere.

Benefits of Metal

Benefits of metal

Metal packaging is universally recognised for its protective qualities, versatility and environmental credentials. Metal is a permanent material, meaning it can be infinitely recycled without any loss to quality. Metal has the best recycling rates of all packaging materials in Europe, contributing to a circular economy.

Metal offers infinite design opportunities like no other material and is used across the world in many market sectors. Constantly evolving production technologies are used to ensure exciting possibilities in metal packaging for the future.

On average, people open seven items of packaging a day. That is around 140,000 over a typical lifetime