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VPK Group launches paper machine in Normandy

The industrial site in Alizay, acquired in June 2022, has been converted by VPK into a sustainable development hub for circular economy. The group invested 200 million euros in the site to convert the existing paper machine into a recycled paper production unit based on carbon-free energy. The site strengthens VPK’s position in the French […]

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 […]

VPK to rebuild paper machine at Alizay mill in France

Valmet will supply a grade conversion rebuild to VPK’s Alizay mill in France. In the project, the paper machine, which currently produces fine paper grades, will be rebuilt to produce recycled lightweight containerboard grades to support Alizay’s plans for long-term sustainable development in circular economy. The start-up is scheduled for the end of 2022. The […]

Double A to divest its Alizay fine paper mill to VPK

Double A will sell its Alizay fine paper mill in France to Belgian paper and packaging group VPK for an indisclosed price, Euwid reports. Moreover, VPK will install a corrugated packaging unit that is to operate together with VPK’s nearby packaging plants and produce protective packaging for e-commerce purposes. Double A says it will supply […]