VPK’s Smart Packaging Solutions invested in a new offset printing press in Belgium

VPK Packaging Group informed that the company’s division for solid board packaging, Smart Packaging Solutions, has invested EUR 3 million in a new offset printing press Heidelberg XL 162. According to the announcement, the new press was successfully launched at the Meer site in Belgium the last month.

Heidelberg XL 162 is among the best in its class in offset printing. It features printing quality in five colors plus coating, in large format and with the maximum speed of 15,000 pieces per hour. In addition, the machine increases productivity thanks to its ultra-short switching times.


The Peterson Group manufactures corrugated cardboard packaging in six sites in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, achieving a total turnover of EUR 160 million.

Earlier VPK Packaging and Klingele  announced an investment into the corrugated cardboard packaging business of Peterson Group in Scandinavia.

About VPK Packaging Group:

The company integrates  recycled paper for packaging solutions. Its product range covers tailor-made solutions for corrugated board and solid board packaging, tubes/cores and edge protectors. Currently VPK operate over 35 plants in 13 countries.

Source: Woodbizforum