• Multi-national paper bags manufacturer

      We specialise in supply to high volume buyers for the following market sectors. Whatever your specification, we can customise bags and services to budget.

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    • Our products

    • Unique Offering

      food to go paper bags

      Therm SealTM PEFC paper bags, perfect for keeping food hot or cold during transit. Ideal for both delivery and food-to-go.

    • RePapaPac®Nature’s Friendliest Carrier

      Repapapac - reusable paper bag

      A first for the paper bag industry, brought to you by AB Group Packaging. RePapaPac®, the Reusable Paper Bag is 'Natures Friendliest Carrier'. 100% reusable, super strong, water and tear resistant and sustainable. This product is fast becoming an alternative to thicker plastic bags for customers looking to reduce the amount of plastic in their stores.

    • We serve many different buyer scenarios:

      We work with “new to paper bag” high volume buyers transitioning away from plastic bags.
      We can project manage transitions of all or part supply portfolios from Plastic to Paper.
      We work with buyers seeking a new or second supplier for their paper bags.

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    • Our services

    • Carbon Neutral Products

      Carbon Neutral Bag

      Green energy efficient, clean air manufacturing processes and ethical supply chain make us the natural choice.

    • Global Supply Chain

      Global Supply Chain

      The primary mission of AB Group Packaging is guaranteed supply. We employ ERP systems to create strategies to always meet demand. You always have bags at the right size, in the right place and at the right time and within your budget.

    • Planet conscious paper bags

      Sustainable forestry management, clean power and carbon neutral manufacturing make AB Group's paper bags the natural choice.

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    • Ocean Friendly

      Clean sea with Sealions and seals

      Learn more about our latest innitiative to introduce 'Ocean Friendly' certification for paper products.

    • Forests for the future

      Tree saplings

      We work closely with our customers and suppliers in order to supply sustainably sourced paper. PEFC certified paper is available.

    • Local and global responsibility

      UK river

      We employ stringent quality and environmental controls to ensure the highest level of environmental protection across all our locations.

    • Innovative partnerships for better paper bags

      Working alongside paper manufacturers, technical institutions and customers to define the way paper bags meet future demand.

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    • Thinking outside the bag

      Innovation in a bag

      We specialize in cutting edge carry bag constructions using sustainable paper.

    • Designed for your brand

      paper bag design

      Our design team are experts at maintaining brand consistency across complex projects in multiple locations and languages.

    • Ocean Friendly certification

      Dolphins surfing in a Clean ocean

      Working alongside partner paper mills to develop certifications to keep our waters clean.

    • Multinational, high-volume paper bag manufacturer

      Three strategically located plants provide high quality paper bags and flexible packaging solutions for local, national and multinational brands.

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    • About us

    • Strategic locations = optimal supply

      Countries map

      With three manufacturing plants in the UK, Ireland and Spain along with large warehouse capacity, we're ideally placed for supply across the world.

    • Ethical supply chain

      Ethical supply chain image

      We constantly monitor our supply chain to ensure it meets the highest ethical standards.

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People and process

Partnering successful brands for over 30 years

Since 1985, AB Group Packaging has been partnering with numerous global organisations to meet the needs of their paper bag supply.

Using the latest state-of-the-art printing presses and machinery, our printers and bag machine operators are modern day craftspeople. The job demands dedicated artisans to master many challenges in a fast moving and changing production environment. Our employees’ skill, responsiveness and speed are what enables us to achieve our hallmark offering of flexibility.

As our employees attend daily to hundreds of different product scenarios, we continue to hire the best industry operators supported by professional and responsive administrators.

6 sigma

The Six Sigma difference

Improving operational efficiencies is the primary focus and highest priority for AB Group Packaging staff, and we employ Lean Six Sigma, a business process improvement tool, as a critical unifying factor for our workforce at every production plant.

All production employees undergo rigorous Six Sigma training and tests. They are engineers and designers who adopt a scientific and rigorous approach to manufacture customers’ product to the highest industry standard.

Lean Six Sigma is a customer-focused change strategy that helps improve business performance. It enables all employees to adopt a systematic approach to improving the way we work, thereby contributing towards our customers’ competitive edge.

A sustainable paper bag for all sectors...

reusable paper bag groceries
Reusable Paper Bags
luxury 8 colour printed colour paper shopping bag
Luxury Shopping Bags
Natures friendliest unbleached kraft paper bag
Unbleached Kraft Bags
food hall bag
Wider Gusset Bags