29.1.2015 17:11

Pyroll has purchased paper and paperboard converter Winpac

Recently established Pyroll Netherlands BV has purchased all the shares of Boxbored Holding BV and its subsidiary Winpac Netherlands BV. Pyroll will take full control Winpac at the end of January 2015. The acquisition strongly supports Pyroll Contract Converting business area’s strategy in expanding its presence in Western Europe.

Winpac is located in Winschoten, in the Northern Netherlands. The location being so close to customers gives a strong foothold for Pyroll in the future. The acquisition has a positive influence on future development of the plant in Winschoten – and also on the whole Contract Converting business area of Pyroll. The plan is to create a state-of-the-art sheeting service facility within three years. By investing heavily in new technology, the idea is to increase capacity and strengthen the already good service capability.

“We are glad that we were able to finalize the acquisition with Mr. Engel Kuiper, whom I want to thank for taking good care of the company during his ownership. It is easier to continue from here, when the strong foundation for sustainable business has been built. We believe that especially service sheeting for paper and paperboard producers in their main market area will increase, and therefore we were encouraged to take a next step in expanding our service network”, says Mr. Reino Uusitalo, the owner and chairman of the board of Pyroll

More information:

Tero Karstikko, Unit Director Pyroll Winschoten Mobile +358 40 844 9814, E-mail

Ilkka Haitti, Business Area Director of Pyroll Contract Converting Mobile +358 400 639 445, E-mail

Engel Kuiper, Managing Director of Winpac Mobile +31 6 229 72743, E-mail

Pyroll is one of the leading paper, cardboard, paperboard, and plastic converters in the Nordic countries. Pyroll is a customer-oriented and responsible family-owned Finnish company that helps its customers prosper. Reino Uusitalo founded Pyroll in 1973. Today Pyroll employs nearly 500 people, and turnover is about 90 million euros. Operations are divided into three business branches: Pyroll Packages, Pyroll Paper Merchant, and Pyroll Contract Converting.

Pyroll Contract Converting brings added value for customers by offering flexible solutions for paper and paperboard converting. With these solutions, Pyroll can develop and enhance customers’ business operations. Pyroll functions as a flexible link between the paper and paperboard industry and their clients. Solutions are tailored for our clients – from establishing converting units to handling individual orders. Services include paper and paperboard sheeting, rewinding, embossing, and ream wrapping, as well as related logistics services. Pyroll is the leading independent contract converter in Europe. Units are located in Siltakyla (Finland), Valkeakoski (Finland), Strykow (Poland) and Winschoten (the Netherlands). Our current capacity is c. 250,000 metric tons, 95% of which is sheeting.

Winpac Netherlands was founded in 1989. The company employs 30 people and has an annual sheeting capacity of 100 000 tons. Located in the Northern Netherlands, Winpac forms a gateway to Europe for several European and overseas customers.

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