VGP innovation centre

3 innovation hubs

  • Turnhout, Belgium
    confectionery, food service & food on the move, home care, microflute and shelf-ready packaging
  • Kempten, Germany
    frozen food, pet food, personal care, multipack (beer & beverages and dairy), materials and barriers
  • Angoulême, France
    premium drinks and beauty
Discover more about the Innovation Centre

Innovation hubs for outstanding brands

From Europe's leading independent packaging innovator

Seizing consumer attention more effectively, enhancing convenience and logistics, reinforcing brand awareness, offering more sustainable packaging approaches, making SRP work... The true value of our innovative packaging solutions lies in making your brand stand out.

Our 3 innovation hubs form a network of shared expertise. They combine in-depth knowledge of markets, techniques and materials with the ability to think along with your specific brand characteristics and goals. The result? Robustly tested solutions that are ready for mass production, which you approve on the basis of blank models.

HYBRID SOLUTIONS by iCARTONS

We firmly believe that we are on the brink of a ‘once-in-a-generation’ change in the packaging industry that will alter the role of packaging in the market place. To maintain our position of Innovative Industry Leadership, and driven by your business targets, Van Genechten Packaging - Europe's largest independent folding carton company - has created iCartons. A development centre for interactive and intelligent packaging. Connecting brand owners and retailers to their consumers in new and exciting ways.

Discover more on the newly launched website www.icartons.eu

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Prix Formes de Luxe 2019 goes to VGP

3rd award for folding carton packaging specialist this year Monaco, 2 October 2019 | VGP takes home the Prix Formes...

VGP wins Save the Planet Award 2019

Sustainable and creative carton packaging gets VGP double gold again2nd double win in a row at EU Carton Excellence...

Create major impact with Microflute

Want to create major impact at all stages of your packaging process? Folding carton makes all the difference. Especially...

Get a grip on sustainability

How to eliminate single-use plastic and sustainably improve impactWhen UK-based promotional partner B-Loony contacted us...

3rd consecutive P&G Award for VGP

P&G recognizes VGP with 3rd consecutive External Business Partner Excellence Award Turnhout, Belgium – Van...

3rd Award for ingenious LIQ gift set packaging

Next to the prestigious LatviaStar Grand Prix Award 2017 and the European Carton Excellence Award 2017, the unique...

Multiple Design Award win at Latvia Star 2018

Impressive result for our team in Riga in a wide range of various nominations at the national “Latvia Star Awards...

VGP wins two European Carton Excellence Awards 2018

Double award sweep Turnhout, 21 September 2018 | Carton of the Year & Save the Planet. VGP has been awarded gold...

How to use up to 75% less plastic ?

Reducing your use of plastic? Without compromising on safety, user-friendliness or impact on the shelf? Van...

Winner European Innovation Product Award

Brussels, Belgium, Dec 7, 2017. The PING Consortium is delighted to be selected as winner of the Innovation Product...

LatviaStar Grand Prix for VG Kvadra Pak

LatviaStar Grand Prix for VG Kvadra Pakmaximum score a premiere in award history 21 November 2017 - Turnhout | The...

Double gold for VGP

Van Genechten Packaging takes home 2 European Carton Excellence Awards Turnhout, 27 September 2017 | A unique Finnish...

Sustainability's biggest challenge

Sustainability is a challenge that is high on every manufacturer’s agenda. It requires continuous effort, along with...

What does it mean to truly care?

The EU is creating an increasingly strict environmental framework. Meanwhile, we are also fully aware of how plastics...

How Danone won the WorldStar Packaging Award 2017

Good things happen when you cooperate. Like creating wonderful packaging and winning a WorldStar Award along the way. ...

8 Design Awards for VG Kvadra Pak

Impressive result for VG Kvadra Pak in a wide range of various nominations at the national “Best packaging in...

Food safety made easy / new WLC Food Safe® 2.0 release continues to set standards

Turnhout, 7 July 2016 | Food safety. Barrier integrity. Customer flexibility. All at the highest levels. When it comes...

6 consumer trends we can't ignore

"When consumer behaviour changes, brands have to adapt", says Heidi Vanspauwen, Group Marketing & Communication...

Awards-winning year for VG Kvadra Pak

This year the annual contest „Best packaging in Latvia” was held in the light of the 20th anniversary of the Latvian...

VG Komarom wins WorldStar Award 2016 within Electronics segment

Gift box for Set top deviceThe package breaks the traditional look of the set-top box, it is designed to satisfy the...

VG Kvadra Pak - Environmental management certificate

18 December 2015 JSC "VG Kvadra Pak" has obtained the environmental management certificate ISO 14001:2015, confirming...

VG Meyzieu wins Oscar de l'Emballage 2015 Award

VG Meyzieu has won the "Oscar de l'Emballage 2015 Award" for the TakeAway Box in the category "Food mass market".The...

Van Genechten Packaging wins Pro Carton ECMA Award 2015

Van Genechten Packaging has won the Pro Carton ECMA Award 2015 within the category "Volume market" for the Hybric Tray...

How promotions make your brand win

Yoplait UK’s Frubes brand* has linked up with Universal Studios for a new prize promotion in partnership with the new...

Van Genechten Packaging International packed with fresh expertise

Luxembourg - 3 new non-executive directors with different backgrounds have been given a seat in VGPI's new Board of...

VGPI signs agreement with Stora Enso to acquire Hungarian Microflute operations

Van Genechten Packaging International signs agreement with Stora Enso to acquire Hungarian Microflute...

Van Genechten Packaging participates in creation of smart and interactive printed objects

Van Genechten Packaging, Cartamundi, PragmatIC, SMARTRAC, TNO and imec have joined forces to realize the creation of...

VG Ostprint receives ISO 9001 and BRC_IOP Certification

Moscow, Russia – Within 8 months VG Ostprint succeeded in being certified for ISO 9001 and BRC_IOP. For the BRC_IOP...

New microwave suited packaging available

VG Meyzieu has developed microwave suited packaging that is printed on both sides with a maximum limitation of component...

New corporate identity lets Van Genechten Packaging shine

Turnhout, Belgium – Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) has just released its brand-new corporate identity. Classy black,...

Van Genechten Group acquires Ostprint in Russia

Turnhout, 19 June 2014 – The Van Genechten Group has acquired Ostprint LLC, a specialised folding carton producer in...

VGP wins Prix Formes de Luxe 2013

One thing we love more than winning awards. Thank you, Moët & Chandon for working with VG Angoulême for letting us...

Get a head-start with Shelf-Ready Packaging

Where will you be when SRP becomes standard? Is SRP a trend today? More than that: it's the trend! And soon to be a...

5 Packaging design award nominations

Packaging innovation makes it to the finals Over the past weeks Van Genechten Packaging has received 5 award nominations...

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