About AFP

Improving your performance is a priority at AFP. Product renewal, technological innovation and co-creation are core values that repeatedly surface in our day-to-day way of working. Whether the domain is Load Security, Food Packaging or Innovative Film, we always aim for the most optimal and socially responsible solution. Throughout the entire supply chain, ranging from production to delivery to the consumer. The supply chain is complex and the technical details make the difference. Due to our in-depth technical insight, we can match our custom solutions to your unique needs.

All of AFP's processes and its business culture are focused on providing distinctive solutions.

The Organisation

Distinctive Solutions
All of AFP’s processes and its business culture are focused on providing distinctive solutions. This way we make a tangible contribution to improving the performance of our clients’ processes. To make this possible, our organisation works with extremely short lines of communication between our Commerce, R&D, Production and other departments. In our plant we have access to state-of-the-art technologies and production lines. In addition, we rely on the knowledge and professionalism of our employees. Together, we make every effort each and every day to provide the most innovative and technically optimal solutions.

Key Figures
AFP’s business structure is healthy and robust. We achieve our current turnover of more than € 110 million annually with a team of more than 230 dedicated employees.

AFP Belofte

The best solution for your process

Improving your performance is a priority at AFP. Whether the domain is Load Security, Food Packaging or Innovative Film, we always aim for the most optimal and socially responsible solution for your unique process.

Customised technological expertise

AFP’s experts each and every day come up with new customised solutions. In consultation with our customers and suppliers, we develop innovative products and technological innovations designed to continue to increase the added value of our films. If you have a unique packaging problem, contact us, we like to be challenged!

The best possible protection for your produtcs

Did you know that a product packaged using AFP wrapping stands out on the shelf, offers consumers greater ease of use and is more cost efficient for your business? Furthermore, the AFP films have a demonstrable positive impact on damage-free transport, food safety, protection and the shelf-life of products.

Performance
People
Protection

Management

Management

Frank van den Berg

Willem van Weede

 

Load Security Film

Hans Wels

 

Food Packaging Film

Evert Paardekooper

 

Research & Development

Jolien Stevels

 

Quality Assurance

Harold Gankema

 

Production

Lex Veltman

2017

AFP invests in a fourth micro-layer production line.
This represents a 40% increase in capacity for the production of the next
generation Load Security Film.

2017

Jindal acquires AFP's shares and, together with the company's management, launches a strategy aimed at international growth.

2016

The third micro-layer production line is commissioned.

2014

Bencis Capital Partners, Amsterdam, acquires the shares in AFP and together with management initiates a growth strategy focused on innovation.

2013

The second micro-layer production line is commissioned.

2009

AFP is the first European company to adopt micro-layer technology.

2008

AEP Industries Nederland sells its interest in AEP Industries Nederland to an investor in this industry. The company continues under the name Apeldoorn Flexible Packaging B.V. (AFP).

2003

The first European pilot line is installed in the development centre.

1999

In addition to cast film, AEP Industries Nederland also starts producing blown film. It also starts laminating film.

1996

Borden sells its worldwide packaging operations to AEP industries Inc. The Dutch company continues under the name AEP Industries Nederland.

1982

Borden Inc. (USA) acquires the company's shares and the company continues under the name Borden PFI. Production capacity is significantly expanded.

1980

Van Gelder Papier acquires full ownership of the company. The name changes to Van Gelder PFI.

1972

The company invests in two printing lines.

1969

The first cast extrusion lines are commissioned. The company becomes involved in cast film co-extrusion and coating paper with polyethylene.

1968

In addition to paper and cardboard products, Van Gelder Papier decides to start producing plastic products as well. The joint venture Crown Van Gelder PFI (Plastic Film Industry) is created for this purpose together with Crown Zellerbach Inc. (USA).