A. Hatzopoulos S.A. builds on innovation and investment for packaging excellence

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Leading Greek flexible packaging supplier, A. Hatzopoulos S.A., is on a path of growth and continued innovation, working in partnership with BOBST to achieve its ambitious goals. Based on its core values, the Thessaloniki-based printing specialist develops value-added products and provides high-level services for the ever-diversifying needs of its clients worldwide

The RS 6003 HS gravure printing press, the latest of the three BOBST gravure presses in operation in the production facility of A. Hatzopoulos S.A.

Founded in 1931 by Athanasios Hatzopoulos, initially as a paper bag producer, A. Hatzopoulos S.A. entered the flexible packaging market in the early 1980s and over the following decade became the leading producer in Greece. It is today one of the fastest growing converters in Europe, with an annual turnover of €83 million and a staff of 380.

Flexible packaging solutions for food and hot beverages, confectionery and snacks, home and personal care, and chemicals and pharmaceuticals are produced for customers in more than 35 countries; in fact, exports account for 70% of sales. This impressive global presence is further enabled by the company’s extensive network of sales offices internationally.

“Our commitment to packaging excellence and customer care makes us stand out within the domestic market and also develops solid international partnerships,” stated General Manager Theo Zontanos. “Large multinational companies, famous brands, important food producers and the biggest retail chains all across Europe trust us to meet their packaging needs.”