Powerpack — the industry leader in production of REFUSE waste sacs and PMC bags since 1963

About us

Powerpack is the leading manufacturer and supplier of refuse sacs, PMC bags and organic waste bags. We focus on municipalities, cities and inter-municipal associations. Our marketshare in Flanders is +70%. Major retailers are part of its portfolio.

In addition to waste bags, Powerpack's portfolio contains an important "Industry" product group. Shrink films, (pallet)covers, sheets on rolls, scaffolding film/shrinkwrap, are supplied directly to its industrial customers and wholesalers.


In Beerse we have our own production capacity of about 6.000 tons per annum. Additional production capacity is available in Eastern Europe and Asia. This mix enables us to always guarantee the best price-quality ratio, combined with flexible deliveries to our customers. Since the beginning of 2017, Powerpack has started its own R&D project on the development and production of biodegradable and compostable raw materials.Since 2018 Powerpack's certified range of biobased and compostable raw materials are available under the name Ecolene, which we sell to European convertors. Powerpack's own brand "Degralia" is produced on the basis of Ecolene.

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Our certificates

At Powerpack we work hard to meet all the industry requirements. We constantly work hard to make our products more and more environmentally friendly. Here you can find our certificates.

Where are we?

Powerpack nv is located in Beerse, Belgium, about 40 km from both the Port of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp.Thanks to its central location, Powerpack takes full advantage of the trade routes to Germany, the Netherlands, France and Britain.The premises in Beerse include land of ca. 49.000 m², a factory of +/-15.000m² and 5.000 m² of warehousing.

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Our history

The history of Powerpack nv goes back to 1963 when the Heijmeyer family started in Beerse (B) with the production of general PE packaging. Fardem nv was born and grew into a leading international producer. After a management buyout in the mid-nineties, Fardem nv was renamed Fardis nv and even listed some time at the Brussels Stock Exchange. It was the start of a rapid expansion with a lot of acquisitions as a result. Nicoba group took over the assets in 2003, led by the entrepreneur Mr. Rudi Borré, who transferred the assets to a new company, Powerpack nv.
On May 1st, 2016, Powerpack nv was taken over by entrepreneur Willem Van den Berghe. A new business model was implemented with focus on sustainability and innovation.