Established in 1956 as a joint venture between the Ali Group of Pakistan and Akerlund and Rausing of Sweden, Packages Limited provides premium packaging solutions for exceptional value to individuals and businesses. We are the only packaging facility in Pakistan offering a complete range of packaging solutions including offset printed cartons, shipping containers and flexible packaging materials to individuals and businesses world-wide. Our clientele includes illustrious names such as Unilever and Pakistan Tobacco Company, who have been our customers for over 50 years. We employ over 3000 people and had sales of over US $ 100 million in 2004. Listed on all three stock exchanges in Pakistan, Packages Limited has maintained a long-time credit rating of AA. Our joint ventures and business alliances with some of the world's biggest names reflect our forward-looking strategy of continuously improving customer value through improvements in productivity. Packages has always been at the forefront of new developments in packaging research and has pioneered several innovations, including the use of wheat straw as a raw material for paper and board manufacture. Our on-site paper and board mill, established in 1968, has constantly increased its production capacity. A new plant with even greater capabilities is planned for the near future.