Paper and packaging
The expertise of Papeteries de Vizille
Since Papeteries de Vizille became part of the Vicat group in 1984, we have been producing a diverse range of papers in several forms and grammages. Whether for printing paper, security and specialty papers, or food-grade papers, etc., we offer varied ranges to meet your every need. We also produce paper bags for packaging.
Very special paper offering
Papeteries de Vizille is a historic manufacturer of paper based in the Isère region of France that works on two markets both in France and for export:
- production of ranges of specialty papers: security or special-purpose papers, food-grade papers, book papers, printing papers, papers for luxury goods,
- manufacture of large and medium-sized kraft bags.
Did you know? The first paper mills were set up in Vizille in the 16th century. The first modern paper machine was installed in 1824, on the site of Papeteries de Vizille. The business has grown since then, and the company was taken over by the Vicat group in 1984.
Vicat's paper and packaging expertise
The range of papers available
Papers with high value-added
Due to our structure and the flexibility of our production facilities, we focus on niche markets, proposing products with high value-added. Papeteries de Vizille therefore proposes:
- bulking book paper,
- map paper,
- check paper,
- security papers,
- watermarked papers,
- greaseproof food-grade papers,
- cooking papers,
- papers used in construction (drywall tapes),
- papers used in the luxury-goods industryOur products are used by celebrated publishers, major banks, and national governments.
To keep abreast of new trends related to deployment of the internet and new technologies, we work in conjunction with a number of laboratories involved in nanotechnologies and nanomaterials for the development of smart papers, in order to meet the demands of tomorrow.
Bag manufacturing is an important business for Papeteries de Vizille; every year we produce up to 65 million bags:
- technical bags,
- valve bags,
- open-mouth bags.
This offering is intended for the foodstuffs, chemical, and construction industries.
Did you know? Using raw materials obtained from controlled resources, in 2009 we were awarded the PEFC1 label in recognition of sustainable forest management practices.