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Processing Solutions Packaging Solutions Tetra Brik Tetra Recart Packaging machines in operation: 8,850
We provide processing solutions across five We provide integrated processing, pack- The Tetra Brik package was introduced in Tetra Recart is a carton packaging system Packaging machines delivered in 2015: 411
food categories: beverage, cheese, dairy, ice aging, and distribution solutions for food 1963. It is rectangular or square in shape with remarkable potential. This is an alter-
cream and prepared food. We deliver every- manufacturing, and offer packaging machines and available with a large number of native packaging solution for a variety of Processing units in operation: 74,450
thing from innovative individual processing for different packaging alternatives, which different openings. The Tetra Brik Aseptic food products that have traditionally been
units to customised, automated production can be seen in the picture on next page. carton, which was introduced in 1969, is the packed in cans or glass jars, including fruits, Processing units delivered in 2015: 2,118
solutions with guaranteed performance. By From our network of production facilities, we most frequently used package for long-life vegetables and pet food. Distribution equipment in operation: 19,570
boosting efficiency, we enable our customers also supply packaging material to more than products.
to cut both their costs and their environmental 8,800 packaging machines across the globe. Distribution equipment delivered in 2015: 1,047
impact. And our advanced plant automation Factories for machine assembly: 5
reduces human error and maximises food
Every day, across the world billions of litres of water, milk,
safety. All this is backed by technical support Production plants for packaging material and closures: 37
juice and other liquid foods are consumed. At Tetra Pak, over the lifetime of the products we supply.
Countries where Tetra Pak packages are available: >175
we have developed a range of packages to protect both
the nutritional value and the taste of the products inside. Market companies: 32

Thanks to Tetra Pak technology, the packaging and dis- Sales offices: 80
tribution of liquid products to the consumer has been Employees: 23,600
greatly facilitated. Technical training centres: 11
R&D units: 6
A package should save more than it costs. Number of litres of products sold in Tetra Pak
This was the tenet of the founder of Tetra Pak, Dr. Ruben packages in 2015 (billion): 78.2
Tetra Pak packages, from left: Tetra Classic/Tetra Classic Aseptic, Tetra Rex, Tetra Fino Aseptic,
Rausing, who initiated the development of the tetrahedron Tetra Brik/Tetra Brik Aseptic, Tetra Top, Tetra Evero Aseptic, Tetra Gemina Aseptic, Tetra Brik/ Number of Tetra Pak packages sold in 2015 (billion): 184
Tetra Brik Aseptic, Tetra Top, Tetra Recart, Tetra Prisma Aseptic and Tetra Wedge Aseptic.
shaped package. The fundamental idea was to form a tube
Net sales in 2015 in (billion): 11.9
from a roll of plastic-coated paper, fill it with the beverage
and seal it below the level of the liquid. Today, Tetra Pak Figures as of January 2016.
offers much more than just packaging equipment for liquid Tetra Classic
Tetra Rex

food products. We also provide a range of processing and Tetra Classic was the first package launched The Tetra Rex package is rectangular with a
packaging technologies for use with a broad array of Distribution equipment by Tetra Pak in 1952. An aseptic variant was gable-shaped top. The first Tetra Rex pack-
We can offer our customers a range of released in 1961. aging machine was installed in 1966. The
products, from ice cream and cheese to fruit, vegetables package is used throughout the world for
different types of distribution equipment
and pet food. And we have a range of package alternatives, including conveyors, tray packers, film Tetra Fino pasteurised products.
with 12 different systems in our portfolio. wrappers, crates and roll containers all Tetra Fino Aseptic is a carton-based pillow-
of which are developed, produced and shaped package, which was introduced in Tetra Top
We supply complete systems for processing, packaging marketed by Tetra Pak. 1997. This roll-fed packaging system offers The Tetra Top package was launched in
and distribution, designed to optimise the use of resources. good economy for producers as well as for 1986. It is a reclosable, square package with
consumers. rounded corners and has a polyethylene
Our processing systems are not only developed to treat lid, which is injection moulded and sealed
the products gently, but also to minimise the use of raw Aseptic packaging Tetra Gemina to the package in a single process. The
materials and energy during manufacture and subsequent Our aseptic packaging systems have funda- Tetra Gemina Aseptic is the worlds first roll-fed opening device makes it easy to open,
mentally changed the handling of sensitive gable-top shaped package with full aseptic pour from and reclose.
distribution. liquid foods. Distribution and storage no performance for juice and liquid dairy products.
We are committed to reducing the environmental impact longer require refrigeration, and the shelf This packaging system was introduced in 2007. Tetra Wedge
life of the package contents is considerably The Tetra Wedge Aseptic package was
of our operations and to enhancing the environmental Tetra Prisma
extended. The need for aseptic packaging introduced in 1997. Its innovative shape
performance of our products and solutions, including the is rapidly increasing and the system has Tetra Prisma Aseptic is an octagonal pack- enables products to be easily distinguished on
continued development of environmentally efficient proved invaluable in the distribution of milk age made according to the principle of the shop shelves and keeps packaging material
and other liquid food products. Tetra Brik Aseptic system. The package was consumption to a minimum.
packages that protect food and prevent it from being Today, two thirds of the packages from launched in 1997. It has excellent grip and
wasted. Tetra Pak are aseptic. pouring performance. Tetra Evero
Tetra Evero Aseptic was launched in 2011.
It is the worlds first aseptic carton bottle
for ambient white milk.

NEWS IN 2015
Tetra Pak
cap and neck
in figures 2016 Tetra Pak Processing competence-based innovation
Tetra Pak Processing has set up four strate- production from powder, allowing produc-
Paperboard gic competence areas to drive innovation: ers, for the first time ever, to prepare UHT
cleaning technology; mixing, blending and milk from powder in one continuous step.
More than 80% Tetra Pak International SA. Lausanne, Switzerland,
Biobased dosing: food safety; and heat treatment The main benefit is an unbeatably low op-
is the Head Office for the Tetra Pak Group's world-
technologies. Each area has a network of erational cost, partly due to energy savings
wide operations.
technology specialists who share knowledge (tests showed -31%), and partly to reducing
within our organisation and with customers. the number and size of storage tanks, which
Bio-based coating Tetra Pak International. Lund, Sweden, is the office
incur less cleaning and maintenance. Product
for part of Tetra Pak Carton Solutions, Tetra Pak
One example of how our focus on key changeovers become much easier, as well.
Processing Solutions and other Group functions.
competencies has spurred innovation comes
from our Dairy category, where our expertise In another example, our heat treatment
Tetra Laval comprises three industry groups:
in mixing, blending and dosing led to the experts ran extensive experiments on foods
Tetra Pak, DeLaval and Sidel.
Bio-based raking in the awards creation of OneStep processing technol- containing particles, such as chunks of fruit,
In late 2014, when we introduced the worlds A Gold award at the inaugural Pro2Pac ogy. Since its launch in 2010, the technology vegetables, meat or nuts. Results showed
DeLaval is a full-service supplier to dairy farmers
first fully renewable package the Tetra Rex Excellence Awards in March. has transformed UHT milk production, that heat treatment system designs can
offering complete systems for milk production and
Bio-based package we knew it would attract The prize for most environmentally providing an effective single-step process be optimized to new heat transfer models.
animal husbandry.
attention, and it did. Manufactured solely friendly product of the year from the that eliminates the need for pasteurisation We estimate potential savings of 20% in
from a combination of bio-based plastics, Green Star Packaging Awards in May. pre-treatment and intermediate storage. operational cost, in addition to savings in
Sidel is a world leader in the field of equipment for
derived from sugarcane, and FSC-certified Finally, the package was awarded the high- Last year, the company extended the capital expenditures.
plastic bottles, cans and glass bottles. The equipment
paperboard, the product has picked up an est category of bio-based certification from application of OneStep technology to milk
of Sidel covers all liquid food products.
array of prizes and distinctions during its internationally recognized assessment
first year on the market: body, Vincotte. Tetra Laval International has responsibility for financing
First place in the Sustainable Innova- Even more importantly, customer feedback the Tetra Laval Group and managing its overall legal
tion category at the Ethical Corporation has been very positive, with early adopters structure, tax planning, financial and equity structures.
Responsible Business Awards. looking to expand the use of Tetra Rex It also executes acquisitions and disposals and plays
The Special Environment Prize for 2015 Bio-based to other products, and strong a lead role in corporate governance.
from the Italian Packaging Institute, demand from new customers. The company
in partnership with the Polytechnic expects to deliver more than 100 million
University of Milan. packs during 2016.
Tetra Pak International SA
70, avenue Gnral-Guisan
Sustainability includes the community CH-1009 Pully/Lausanne
As a global company with many local opera- We play an active role at the local level, Switzerland
tions, we are well placed to act as a catalyst helping people develop themselves and Phone: +41 21 729 21 11 Integration, control and efficiency at new DAFSA plant
in bringing together various stakeholders their communities. Schools and students Fax: +41 21 729 22 44 Sourcing beverages and prepared foods able everywhere in real time. This enables
to drive projects and initiatives that make are key to these efforts. For example, in to Mercadona, Spains largest and most DAFSA to comply with Mercadonas efficiency
a positive difference. India, we partner with Coca-Cola to support Tetra Laval International SA innovative retail chain, is a tall order. As and flexibility requirements while providing
expanding access to rural education. Our 70, avenue Gnral-Guisan a key supplier, DAFSA wanted to ensure full control and excellence in food safety.
Our expertise in food protection and our LEADearthSHIP initiative in Pune and Delhi CH-1009 Pully/Lausanne control, competitiveness and flexibility for The new facility improves DAFSAs com-
strong relationships with a broad range is mentoring college students committed to Switzerland its future production. To achieve this, they petitiveness by replacing three production
of organisations in many markets have sustainable development. And in Portugal, Phone: +41 21 729 22 11 embarked on the largest joint Packaging/ sites with a single, fully flexible mega-plant,
helped us develop practical solutions to Spain and Turkey, we support schoolchildren Fax: +41 21 729 22 88 Processing project of its kind in Europe, enabling future growth through capacity
local problems. as they explore fun ways to recycle. investing more than 38 million to create expansion and product innovation. The
In communities around the Tetra Pak International a facility with eight processing lines and plant is multiproduct and multiformat,

Tetra Pak. Code 9701en. 2016-05.

world, Tetra Pak leads initiatives Ruben Rausings gata nine packaging lines with a daily capacity able to handle more than 80 products and
to educate consumers about milk SE-221 86 Lund of 4.3 million packages of beverages and 300 recipes from juices and smoothies to
safety and nutrition. For example, Sweden prepared foods. gazpacho and dairy alternatives.
in South Africa, Morocco, Turkey, Phone: +46 46 36 10 00
and the Caucasus, we are pro- Tetra Pak was contracted to design and According to DAFSA, Tetra Pak exceeded
moting the benefits of UHT milk build every aspect of the greenfield fac- expectations on every score: project plan-
while raising awareness of the tory in Segorbe, Spain, from raw mate- ning, scheduling and execution, providing
risks of loose milk. rial reception to warehouse. At its heart is a unique value and service.
Our Food for Development Tetra PlantMaster, which manages every In addition to delivering the new facility,
scheme supports school feed- aspect of the fully automated plant, from Tetra Pak has also established an integrated
ing programmes in Bangladesh Tetra Pak, , PROTECTS WHAT'S GOOD, processing to shipping, while seamlessly maintenance contract with DAFSA, guaran-
and elsewhere, and our Dairy Tetra Alcross RO Lite filtration, Tetra Brik, Tetra Classic, connecting to enterprise resource planning teeing to meet performance targets agreed
Hubs model helps secure sustain- Tetra Evero, TetraFino, Tetra Gemina, Tetra Prisma, and other programs. Key information is avail- between the two companies.
able supplies of locally produced Tetra Recart, Tetra Rex, Tetra Top, and Tetra Wedge
quality milk in Bangladesh and are trademarks belonging to the Tetra Pak Group.