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Corex completes acquisition of Arteche Paper in Portugal and Spain

Posted on Monday 27 March 2023

On 20 February 2023, Corex, part of VPK Group, announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Arteche Paper, producer of coreboard, cores and edge protectors in the Iberian market. Corex confirmed today that the acquisition was successfully completed.

With the acquisition of Arteche Paper, Corex further expands its geographical footprint with a coreboard mill in Porto and five converting plants in Porto, Tolosa, Valencia and Barcelona. The integration creates a strategic, geographical axis for supplying renewable raw materials from Corex's coreboard mill in Finland through Belgium to southern France and Portugal. With the acquisition of Arteche, Corex's network now includes four paper mills and 29 processing sites.

Denis Zenner, CEO of Corex: "Now that the acquisition has been completed, we are eager to start the next chapter together with Arteche. A solid foundation of trust has been established over the past months that will only benefit Arteche's further integration within the Corex Group. We are highly motivated to work together and further strengthen our position as an integrated and reliable supplier in the Iberian market."

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Corex acquires Arteche Paper in Portugal and Spain

Posted on Monday 20 February 2023

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.

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Corex has opened a new core plant in China

Posted on Tuesday 24 August 2021

We are delighted to share the news about our latest investment in China: a new factory is up and running! The new core plant is located in Beihai, a large portal city in the Guangxi region on China's southwest coast.

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Corex has completed the acquisition of Topcore

Posted on Wednesday 04 August 2021

We proudly announce that Corex Finland Oy has completed the acquisition of Topcore, a well-established Finnish core converter.

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Wierden consumer packaging now BRC certified

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2020

We are delighted that our newest facility, Corex Consumer packaging in
Wierden, the Netherlands has obtained the BRC high certification for the
manufacturing of food packaging.

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New, ISO-certified plant in Wierden dedicated to consumer packaging

Posted on Tuesday 18 February 2020

We are proud to announce that our brand new consumer packaging plant has opened its gates in Wierden, the Netherlands!

All equipment is in place in the modern and well-equipped facility and the trials have started.

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Upgrading Soustre coreboard mill: Rebuild and capacity increase of pulp preparation line

Posted on Thursday 23 January 2020

We have successfully rebuilt and relocated the pulp preparation line of
our Soustre mill in Bordeaux area, France. This part of the production
was formerly located in a century-old building of the mill. The
objective was to secure and modernize continued production of over
95,000 tonnes of high-quality board per year.

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Corex and Corenso become one - rebranding announcement

Posted on Tuesday 24 September 2019

Following the acquisition of Corenso´s European and Chinese businesses
by VPK Packaging Group earlier this year, Corex and Corenso combine
their two trusted brands. Corex exhibits at the FachPack trade fair on
the 24-26th of September in Nuremberg, Germany, introducing the new
brand and a relaunched website.

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Corex present at FachPack 2019. Get your free entrance ticket here!

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2019

Will you be there?

Visit our booth between the 24th and 26th of September in Nürnberg to discover our sustainable solutions and also our new brand!

The following link will get you a free entrance ticket, use the code A410247.

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Closing of the acquisition of Corenso’s European and Chinese businesses by VPK Packaging Group

Posted on Thursday 09 May 2019

Today, VPK Packaging has completed the transaction to join VPK’s core
division Corex and Corenso’s European and Chinese businesses - creating a
firm partnership between two customer-focused market players with
proven track record.

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VPK Packaging Group acquires the European and Chinese businesses of coreboard and tube producer Corenso

Posted on Wednesday 08 May 2019

VPK Packaging Group has reached an agreement to acquire the European and
Chinese businesses of coreboard and tube producer Corenso. Corenso is
an international supplier of coreboard, cardboard tubes and cores which
are used in a broad range of demanding industrial applications.

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