Recycled paper grades such as testliner, fluting and greyboard, focusing on sustainability and innovation, to produce a wide range of packaging solutions.
VPK Paper is the Belgian-based paper division of VPK Packaging Group. Our recycled paper is used for the production of a wide range of packaging products, including corrugated packaging, solid board packaging and cores. Integration of both the material supply and the manufacture of finished products offers unique advantages in combining product and material expertise. What’s more, this integration has greatly contributed to the long-term sustainable growth of the company.
Whether it involves the production of steam and electricity, waste management or an integrated quality systems approach, our paper division is undoubtedly at the forefront of sustainable innovations. We update you annually about numerous large-scale projects in our sustainability reports. You can also check out our infographic if you are curious about the various steps involved in paper recycling.
VPK’s Belgian-based paper mill operates three paper machines, with a maximum width of 5.1m. Produced paper grammage varies between 90g/m² and 220g/m², for testliner and fluting, and between 220g/m² and 600g/m² for greyboard and coreboard. We also produce duo qualities, which can be used as either fluting or testliner.
In addition, VPK operates a second paper mill Blue Paper in Strasbourg, co-owned by Klingele Papierwerke. The output capacity comprises 500.000T in Oudegem and 400.000T at Blue Paper.
All locations can be found on our plant locator.
One of our paper machines has recently been upgraded. PM1 - Paper Machine 1- produces greyboard and coreboard for the production of solid board packaging and cores. In 2018 the machine received 25 new cylinders and a new press. Watch the time-lapse video here.