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VPK Group Buys Majority Stake in Corrugated Packaging Company Zetacarton in Italy

VPK Group has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Zetacarton, an Italian corrugated cardboard company based near Como. With this new step, VPK Group is setting foot in Italy for the first time. Zetacarton, an Italian company led by the Zanfrini family, is a leading producer of corrugated board packaging including […]

Corex acquires Arteche Paper in Portugal and Spain

Corex, part of VPK Group, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Arteche Paper, a leading player in the production of coreboard, cores and edge protectors in the Iberian market. The agreement remains subject to customary conditions and is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2023. Following the acquisitions of Corenso […]

Blue Paper to take downtime

According to Euwid, Blue Paper will stop its recycled corrugated case material machine for maintenance in early March. Blue Paper is a joint venture between packaging companies VPK Group in Belgium and Klingele in Germany. The maintenance downtime will affect the company’s containerboard mill in Strasbourg, France. The site’s PM 1, which has a capacity […]

Andritz to supply a complete OCC line to Alizay Papier, France

Andritz has received an order from Alizay Papier SASU to supply a complete OCC line – including a reject treatment system – with a capacity of 1,400 bdmt/d to the mill in Alizay, France. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2022.ANDRITZ’s scope of supply comprises the entire equipment from pulping to the storage tower […]