• In the 1960’s, S.I.R.A.P. (Società Italiana Ricerca Applicazioni Plastiche) was founded in Verolanuova (Brescia) to produce and sell foamed polystyrene trays for food applications and foam sheets for thermal insulation.

  • In 1990 Sirap became part of Italmobiliare Group .

  • Launch of the new Activopack absorbent foamed tray with controlled liquid absorption for ensuring food freshness.  

  • Entrance into the French market by acquisition of the company that became Sirap France.

  • Launch of the foam gas barrier tray for improving food shelf life.

  • Start-up of a plant for the production of polystyrene trays in Palermo.

  • Entrance into the Austrian and Eastern European markets through the acquisition of Petruzalek Group (a packaging trader with headquarters in Austria)
    Launch of the BAT foam tray (Barrier Absorbent Tray) for improving the shelf life of foodstuffs thanks to liquid absorption and a gas barrier, with complete sealing and water/gas proofing of the packaging.

  • Acquisition of the Hatvan plant in Hungary for producing foam trays.

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  • Acquisition of Ampirica and Inline.
    Expansion of the range of products for food packaging to rigid transparent plastic containers, with applications in delicatessen and bakery, achieved through the acquisition of Amprica Group (Italy), which in turn controlled Inline (Poland).

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  • Building of the new present plant of Inline in Murowana Goslina (Poznan)

  • Launch of new 'tamper-evident' rigid trays with an innovative closure system that guarantees tightness and prevents unauthorized opening.  

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    Achievement of French market leadership through the acquisition of the industrial activities of Vitembal Société Industrielle

    SIRAP BECOMES MARKET LEADER IN FRANCE

    Two major players in the food packaging industry come together as one team to serve customers.
    On 27 January 2015, the Court of Nimes accepted the offer made by Sirap to purchase the foam polystyrene tray divisions of Vitembal Société Industrielle of Remoulins; the company has been managed by Sirap since 2nd February. This operation has allowed Sirap to strengthen and develop its position in the packaging market for food in France and at the European level. Sirap now operates two plants in France: one in Noves, near Avignon in the department of Bouches-du-Rhone and the other in Remoulins (formerly Vitembal) located in Gard.

    This is intended to ensure and strengthen the partnership with customers through the following key points:

    1. Continuity and flexibility in procurement: two plants in France, supported by 7 Sirap Group plants in Europe.
    2. Level of service “best in class”: with two logistic platforms and a warehouse in Western France.
    3. Business complementarity of a range that is exclusively 'Made in France': Sirap is able to offer the widest range on the French market, covering both industry and retail, and is strengthening its position in both branches.

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    11 July 2016
    Sirap acquires the Italian company Rosa Plast Due S.r.l. and strengthens its market position in Rigid Food Packaging business (http://www.rosaplast.com/it/) (http://www.rosaplast.com/it/)

    And we are ready to move forward...