About GAASCH PACKAGING

 

GAASCH PACKAGING is a leading global distributor in the primary packaging industry. Operating from three main facilities in Belgium, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom, the company serves its local markets as well as international customers on five continents, including Canada, the Unites States of America, Mexico, France, Northern Africa, the Middle East, South Africa, Australia, New-Zealand, China, etc. 

As a significant and renowned player in the worldwide packaging industry, the company focuses on the following market sectors:


Our product range includes bottles, corks, capsules, jars, vials and a host of other containers with their accessories, in glass, metal and plastics. Our extensive network of long-term manufacturing partners enables us to propose a tailored solution to each packaging enquiry.

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GAASCH PACKAGING is part of the family-owned Holding Industrial Packaging Group (IPG), which brings together the following reputable companies in primary packaging distribution:

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HISTORY

2022

2022

Digitalisation continues with the move to paperless sales processes and deployment of a state-of-the-art CRM system. At the same time, the return to the office brings back good old coffee-machine chats and spontaneous teamwork opportunities. The office buildings are also rethought with smooth collaboration in mind. 

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2022

2021

2021

The extraordinary circumstances globally accelerate the digitalisation of many aspects of the business. The company moves to fully cloud-based IT-systems and team members are equipped for long-term incorporation of remote-working in their schedules. As a true family company, GAASCH PACKAGING demonstrates resilience and flexibility at the same time. Despite the exceptional circumstances, the company pursues its growth and recruits additional staff. 

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2020

2020

The 5th generation joins the family business and ensures continuity of the family representation in the business.  
 
IPG acquires a majority stake in the Dutch company Dijkstra Vereenigde, which is another important milestone in terms of international growth.


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2020

2019

2019

As a group of companies, GAASCH PACKAGING and its affiliates aim to build a European network of packaging distributors. This results in the acquisitions of minority stakes in the companies Ursan Verpakkingen in The Netherlands and Nova-Pack in Denmark.  

2017

2017

The Hong Kong office is established with a professional purchasing team close to Asian production partners. 


IPG acquires a majority stake in Pattesons Glass. With the addition of Pattesons Glass to the family, GAASCH PACKAGING is able to offer unprecedented capabilities in the UK market, including its own storage facilities and flexible delivery options.

 

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2017

2017

2017

GAASCH PACKAGING enters into a strategic alliance with TREFFPACK, and founds EPG Service as a joint-venture. The aim of EPG Service is to hire experts on the key areas of Marketing, Quality Management, Technical Design and Procurement to the benefit of the customers and producers.

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2013

2013

The Luxembourg office is established to serve the local and bordering markets, with a main focus on the beer and wine industries.

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2013

2006

2006

GAASCH PACKAGING celebrates its Centenary Anniversary. 


2002

2002

A state-of-the-art ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is put in place to centrally support the processes of the company and be at the forefront of the industry in terms of digitalisation and efficiency.  

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2002

1998

1998

The Glasgow office is established at the heart of the fascinating Whisky industry, to cater to the needs of the most demanding customers and supply high-quality and original packaging.   

1995

1995

Two members of the 4th generation of the family join the company and initiate a thorough modernisation of logistics, quality management, management systems and information systems.

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1995

1985

1985

A rebranding from Verreries J.B. Gaasch to GAASCH PACKAGING clearly positions the company as a leader in the international primary packaging trading and distribution.  

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1972

1972

To maximise the benefits, a new central warehouse and office is built in Mollem, in the vicinity of Brussels. This is still the Belgian establishment of the company.


1972

1960’s

1960’s

The 3rd generation of the family takes over the reins of the company. Their focus is on strategic partnerships with foreign producers and the internationalisation of sales.   

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1930’s

1930’s

The 2nd generation joins the family business. They expand and diversify the sphere of operation, allowing the company to survive during the difficult periods of the great crisis and the world war. The London office is unfortunately closed as WWII begins.

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1930’s

1927

1927

The tremendous success catches the eye of the British industry. This year is also the symbolic year of the first international expansion of the company as an office is established in London to cater to the UK market. 


1920’s

1920’s

Over the years, ‘Gaasch’ becomes a household name in the Belgian market, associated with excellence and unprecedented customer service. Following the customers, geographic expansion soon follows with the opening of various local branches across Belgium. Other industries mark their interest and the product and service range evolves to include solutions for pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, spirits, food preserves etc.

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1920’s

1906

1906

Jean-Baptiste Gaasch, the ancestor of the current directors, starts the activity of trading of glass bottles for the beer and mineral water industries in Antwerp, Belgium. The business is conducted under the name ‘Verreries J.B. Gaasch’.  



  • Gaasch UK

    GAASCH PACKAGING Luxembourg SA
    9, rue des Trois Cantons
    8399 Windhof
    G.D. Luxembourg
    Tel: +352 27 862 051
    info@gaaschpack.lu