Genk, Belgium – AR Metallizing has been honoured in the Grand Final of this year’s European Business Awards, at an exclusive awards ceremony held in Dubrovnik attended by prominent businesses leaders and European ambassadors on May 4th.

AR Metallizing was awarded as one of the top ten in Europe for the Environmental and Corporate and Sustainability award and the honour comes at the end of a year-long journey for the company which began when the competition engaged with over 33,000 companies from 34 countries at the entry stage in spring last year.

During the year, AR Metallizing was chosen as a National Champion, took part in a public vote that generated almost 250,000 votes from people across the globe, and was named a Ruban d’Honneur finalist. For being one of the top ten in its field, AR Metallizing was honoured at the Gala ceremony which celebrated Europe’s best.

AR Metallizing thanks its success in the European Business Awards’ competition to its recently invented packaging board SilberBoardTM, a great-looking yet fully sustainable alternative to conventional plastic packaging. SilberBoardTM enables premium brands to get rid of plastic packaging and offers a stunning, fully recyclable and compostable board.


Bart Devos, CEO of AR Metallizing said: “We are proud to be chosen as one of the top businesses in Europe. This is a great success us as The European Business Awards programme is widely recognised as one of the most challenging competitions in Europe presided over by an esteemed panel of judges.”

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “These companies are Europe’s best. They demonstrate innovation, ethics and financial success and are brilliant examples of the growth potential for European business in a competitive global marketplace. Together they are creating a better future for us all. Huge congratulations to AR Metallizing for their success.”