The paper sarthois Arjowiggins taken over by a canadian group

It was almost unhoped for. After the failure of several plans for a return to local, in the absence of investors, the plant Arjowiggins of Bessé-sur-Braye in th

The paper sarthois Arjowiggins taken over by a canadian group

It was almost unhoped for. After the failure of several plans for a return to local, in the absence of investors, the plant Arjowiggins of Bessé-sur-Braye in the Sarthe, in receivership since march, 2019, has found a buyer. The announcement came on Friday last. The commercial court of Nanterre has authorized the company Paper Mills Industries (PMI), a subsidiary of the canadian group Dottori, specialized in the field of forest products and paper, to resume this industrial paper manufacturers, who had ceased all activity.

a Subsidiary of the paper group Sequana, the plant of Bessé-sur-Braye produced paper for writing and printing, labels and packaging, paper transfer and paper laminate. 566 employees were working on the site of Bessé-sur-Braye, and all have been dismissed for economic reasons.

Economics circular

Paper Mills Industries account "to hire 240 people by 2025 and is committed to providing these jobs in priority to former employees of the company Arjowiggins Coated Papers", according to a press release of the representatives. According to Pierre Petit, president of PMI, the group intends to invest € 25 million on the spot in new productions of niche.

in practical terms, PMI expects to produce the special paper for the manufacture of passports, or money. It also plans to recycle the textile remnant to make the paper of luxury, "according to an ancient technique ", he says in Maine Free.

These productions will be based on the principles of "sustainable development and from industrial tools existing," says Pierre Petit, quoted in a press release. In this logic of "circular economy", the president of PMI ensures also want to use "local resources", rely on "the assets of the territory", and redistribute "the results on the basin of regional employment". The company is also planning to create a business incubator to allow start-ups to develop their projects related to the pulp and paper industry.

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