Zeus is one of the largest independently owned packaging businesses in Europe, with a strong focus on sustainability and innovation. With a turnover of more than €450m, Zeus currently operates from 50 sites within 26 countries across Europe, US, Canada and Australasia. Established by Brian O’Sullivan in 1998, Zeus now employs over 870 people worldwide.
As a leading specialist distribution and manufacturing business, Zeus supplies a diverse range of innovative, sustainable packaging products to customers operating locally, regionally, and globally. The company works with major brands within retail, distribution, e-commerce, manufacturing, and third-party logistics, operating in the Food Service, Industrial and Agricultural sectors.
Since the start of 2022 Zeus has acquired UK companies Swanline Group and BoxMart, Ireland’s oldest packaging company JJ O'Toole, and Canadian agricultural supply business Agri-Flex, adding a further €75 million of revenue to its operation. Customers of Zeus range across sectors and include Clipper Logistics, Lidl, Harrods, Moet & Chandon, Ryanair and McDonalds.
Zeus is not just a Packaging Company; it is a solutions led business partner, working with customers to identify efficiencies within their packaging operation. It understands customers current business process and reviews their entire packaging line, resulting in recommendations that can translate into supporting improved operational efficiencies and optimised packaging use.
This year Zeus officially opened its Packaging Experience Centre at its UK HQ in Biggleswade– this state-of-the-art facility is the next step in Zeus’s strategic growth plans, following the company’s recent acquisitions in the UK and Ireland. As well as offering packaging audits driven by six sigma and lean management principles, key services offered at the Packaging Experience Centre include on-the-spot CAD prototyping, creation of tailor-made samples, and the delivery of training by in-house experts.
Zeus takes pride in its purpose-
“To Innovate sustainable, quality packaging solutions tailored for the modern consumer’s needs.”