Greycon's supply chain and production planning systems have been used for more than 25 years in the paper industry, providing benefits to many clients, from the small stand-alone specialist mill, to large multi-mill customers with integrated converting plants.
Greycon is a member of the Mill Products Group. This shares extensive experience in delivering supply chain and production planning solutions with a broad range of our partners and corporations.
Greycon Paper Case Studies
Industry-Specific Supply Chain Optimisation Addressing Multi-Mill Customers
- Non-linear block schedule optimisation to trade-off grade transition costs against customer service requirements
- Paper machine and finishing optimisation and integration of trim considerations into inventory policy
- Seamless make-to-stock / make-to-order / mixed policies
- Multi-machine trim optimisation that takes into account transportation costs and sourcing constraints
- Trim optimisation at both the planning level and dynamically at the winder
- Industry-specific Manufacturing Execution System, interfaced to SAP
- Optimisation-based block scheduling
- Dynamic re-trimming to recover from production deviations
- Scaleable client-server architecture
- Internationalisation including Far Eastern character sets
- Certified interface to SAP
- Product-based software development
Some of Greycon's Paper Industry Clients
Arctic Paper The Company divides its business into three segments of graphic paper: Fine paper, Newsprint, and Magazine paper. The Company's main activities are manufacturing and sale of graphic fine uncoated and coated paper, under the brands: Amber, G-Print, Munken, Pamo, Arctic, L-Print and AP Tech, among others.
Asia Pulp & Paper China & (APP) Indonesia and HaiNan Jinhai As one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) is responsible for delivering quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper. With 14 major companies in Indonesia and China, APP has a current annual combined pulp, paper, and packaging-grade capacity of more than 18 million tons per year, and markets its products to more than 120 countries across six continents.
Guarro Casas, S.A. develops and designs creative papers and cover materials. Its products include coated materials, vinyl materials, cellulosic materials, printing and writing materials, and embossings.
De La Rue International Ltd provides security paper and printing services, sale and maintenance of cash handling products and services, identity systems, brand protection, and holographics.
Smurfit Kappa is Europe's leading corrugated packaging company and one of the leading paper-based packaging companies in the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
Arjobex SAS an Arjowiggins Security company that specializes in the production and sales of synthetic paper under the established and global brand Polyart.
Shandong Century Sunshine Paper Group Co. Ltd manufactures and supplies white top linerboard and white top test liner products for customers worldwide. It also provides core board products, corrugated cartons, and specialty papers. In addition, the company sells used paper mill equipment and tissue machinery.
Drewsen Spezialpapiere is a manufacturer of a range of uncoated, wood-free speciality paper. Each year 400 employees produce 170,000 tons of speciality paper using 3 paper machines at the production and administrative site in Lachendorf, Germany.
Everbal is part of Clairefontaine and manufactures paper products. The Company offers white and tinted offset, reams for photocopiers, laminated boards, cards, and recycled paper. Everbal serves customers in France.
Gruppo Cordenons SPA run by Mr. Ferruccio Gilberti, is an important Italian paper mill producing fine and technical papers, offering over 2,500 special products to target and specific applications in the international market.
Metsa is a Finnish forest industry group present in about 30 countries. Metsä Group's core businesses are tissue and cooking papers (Metsä Tissue), board (Metsä Board), pulp (Metsä Fibre), wood products (Metsä Wood) as well as wood trade and forestry services (Metsä Forest). Metsä Group's sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion in 2012, and it employs approximately 11,500 people.
Moorim Paper Co., Ltd is engaged in manufacturing industrial printing paper. The company offers two sided coated gloss paper, one sided coated gloss paper, MFC, uncoated woodfree paper, and board paper. Moorim Paper Co.,Ltd. distribute its products locally and internationally.
Nine Dragons Paper (Holding) Limited is a privately owned paper manufacturing company in Mainland China, engaging in the manufacturing of containerboard products which include linerboard, duplex board as well as pulp.
Papelera Del Principado S.A. Paprinsa was founded in 1978 by D. Isidro Farré Cusiné. Mr. Farré is the promoter of one of the largest projects in the industry, designing the machine coated 100% recycled cardboard for the wider domestic and international markets.
Sappi South African Pulp and Paper Industries Limited was founded in 1936. It produces and sells commodity paper products, pulp, chemical cellulose and forest and timber products for Southern Africa and export markets. In 2013, it was the world's largest producer of dissolving wood pulp.
Siam Kraft Industry Co. Ltd produces and markets industrial and packaging paper in Thailand and internationally. It offers corrugation medium, core and cone, industrial sack kraft, sundry bag papers, and converted and finished products.
Stora Enso is a pulp and paper manufacturer headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, with significant operations in four continents. The company was formed by the merger of Swedish mining and forestry products company Stora AB and Finnish forestry products company Enso Oyj in 1998.
Barcelona Cartonboard, S.A.U. manufactures cardboard containers from recycled fibers. The company offers white lined chipboards for the packaging of detergent and household products, confectioneries, food, pharmaceuticals, and graphical products.
Thai Paper manufactures high quality Kraft liner, Corrugating medium paper, Sheet board and Boxes, with the high-tech machinery. The annual production capacity was 18,000 tons of Kraft liner, 230 million square foot of Sheet board and 9 million Cartons.
United Pulp and Paper Company operates paper mills. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Makati, Philippines. As of July 29, 2003, United Pulp and Paper Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SCG Paper Public Company Limited.
VPK Packaging Group NV engages in the development, production, and sale of protective and logistics packaging products by using recycled fibers primarily in the western European market. It produces paper, including corrugated paper, liner paper, and boards for packaging purposes using recycled paper and cardboard as the raw material.
Blue Paper Recognising a unique opportunity, the Klingele Group (Germany) and the VPK Packaging Group (Belgium), which had enjoyed a long relationship through the pan-European alliance Blue Box Partners, founded the independent European joint venture Blue Paper SAS. Blue Paper converted the magazine paper mill into one of the biggest plants for the production of corrugating base paper in Europe – within a very short time.
Kipas past dates back to establishment of Kahramanmaraş İplik Pamuk A.Ş in 1984. Through the reorganization of the group companies in 2005, Kipaş Holding is formalized by including numerous subsidiary companies
PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk manufactures industrial paper such as container boards, boxboard, and coated paper for use in the packaging of consumer and industrial goods. The Company's products are sold locally and also exported to other Asian countries, Australia, and the Middle East.
Parenco B.V. produces newsprint and magazine paper. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Renkum, the Netherlands. Norske Skog Parenco B.V. was a former subsidiary of Norske Skogindustrier ASA.
YUEN FOONG YU PAPERMFG (YANGZHOU) CO., LTD manufactures paper. The company is based in Yangzhou, China. Yuen Foong Yu Paper Mfg. (Yangzhou) Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Yuen Foong Yu Paper Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Fiskeby Board is one of Europe's oldest manufacturer of paper and cardboard.Already in 1637 the mill received charters from Queen Christina to start the production of paper. Over the years, a variety of paper grades manufactured here from handmade paper to today's packaging.
Orora Limited together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells fiber and beverage packaging products in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through Orora Australasia, Orora North America, and Other segments.
Khanna Paper Mills Limited manufactures and supplies writing and printing papers, news print papers, and paperboards. It offers paper products for making note books, text books, novels, examination material, envelopes, computer stationery, annual reports, journals, diaries, leaflets/mailers, calendars, writing pads, photocopying, etc.; and news print papers for printing newspapers, flyers, and other printed material for mass distribution
MEL Paper a paper mill, manufactures cardboard in Greece. It offers carton boards that are used in general packaging, food and pastry packaging, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics packaging, and greasy or other materials.
Trident Limited (PCD) is a terry towel, yarn and wheat straw-based paper manufacturer. The Company's segments include Textiles, Paper and Chemical/Chemicals, and Others. The Company's geographical segments include USA and Rest of the world. The Textiles segment includes yarn, towel, bed sheets and dyed yarn manufacturing (including utility service).
Anhui ShanYing Paper Industry Co.,Ltd manufactures and markets paper and packaging products in China and internationally. Its products include cardboard paper, semi-chemical corrugated paper, kraft paper, light coated white kraft paper, sand tube paper, and newsprint that are used in the packaging of industrial products and newspaper printing.
Reno De Medici S.p.A manufactures packaging cardboard. The Company produces single-coated, double-coated, multi-ply, and gray cardboard. Reno uses primarily recycled paper from Italy, Germany, and Switzerland to manufacture its cardboard. The Company also owns a majority interest in a paper mill. Reno sells its products in Italy, France, Switzerland, and Germany.
OJSC Ilim Group produces pulp and paper products primarily in the Russian Federation. It offers containerboards, including kraftliners and fluting; paper; pulp products, such as bleached and unbleached softwood kraft pulp, and bleached hardwood kraft pulp; and corrugated packaging products comprising corrugated boards, RSCs, pallets, trays, packaging for large-dimensioned products, and corrugated box components.
Komotini Paper Mill SA was founded in 1979 and is the holder of the trade name Elina. It is a manufacturing and exporting enterprise located in the Industrial Area of Komotini, in North Eastern Greece. From this strategic location, it has been exporting since the mid-1980s to Turkey, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania among others. In 2007 it focused on producing tissue paper in semi-finished industrial rolls sold to tissue paper converters across Greece and the region. It produces 18,000 tons in two production lines.
Catalyst Paper Corporation is a pulp and paper company based in the Canadian city of Richmond, British Columbia. It operates five pulp mills and paper mills, producing a combined 1.8 million tonnes of paper and 491,000 tonnes of market pulp annually. The mills mostly produce magazine paper and newsprint.
Strathcona Paper LLC manufactures and supplies medium to heavy-weight clay coated paper board products for packaging applications in North America. Its products include double clay coated surface and environmentally friendly paperboards; packaging boxboard products for the food industry; food-packaging boxboards; and folded clay coated paperboards.
Atlantic Packaging Products Limted designs, manufactures, and distributes containerboard and corrugated packaging products in Canada. The company offers flexible packaging products that range from paper and plastic bags to industrial films, and towel and tissue overwrap products, as well as plastic packaging options.
Celulosa Argentina operates in the forest industry sector in Argentina, Uruguay, and internationally. It operates through Tissue Paper, Packaging Paper, Printing and Writing Paper, Cellulose Pulp, Forest, Wood, and Distribution business units. It manufactures and sells coated and uncoated printing and writing paper, tissue paper, eucalyptus pulp, and packaging paper
Ibema are one of Brazil’s largest paperboard manufacturers. Presenting in a number of different segments of the national and international markets, contributing to the manufacture of thousands of packaging materials, books, promotional materials, and other services provided by the printing industry.
Hovomex S.A. manufactures filtration materials like filter papers. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Apizaco, Mexico. Hovomex, S.A. De C.V. operates as a subsidiary of Hollingsworth & Vose Company.
Papirus Indústria de Papel S/A is engaged in manufacturing and marketing recycled cardboard products in Brazil. Its products include recycled coated white duplex, recycled coated white triplex, and other special cards.
The Navigator Company As a leading force in the international pulp and paper market, the Navigator Company is one of Portugal's strongest brands on the world stage. Its production structure is based on three major industrial sites in Cacia, Figueira da Foz and Setúbal, where the facilities set international standards for the pulp and paper industry.