We produce our own paper
All the papers used by the group are produced on its four production sites (these papers in total account for over 200,000 tonnes of annual production). The historic Étival Clairefontaine site remains the most important of the group’s sites.
Papeteries de Clairefontaine has two paper machines measuring 3.4 metres wide; one has a production speed of 1,000 metres a minute, the other 600 metres a minute. Each year, more than 160,000 tonnes of paper are produced at Étival, including the 90 g/m2 vellum paper which has a velvet finish and is used for Clairefontaine exercise books, as well as types of papers converted into cut size sheets, folio sheets, reels and paper for envelopes, etc.
Papeterie de Mandeure, near Montbéliard (25), specialises in producing board weight papers, thick papers and bright-coloured card.
Everbal near Rheims (02) has worked for over 25 years with recycled papers. This site concentrates on reusing recovered papers in their entirety and produces white and coloured papers from 100% recycled fibres.
Schut, a Dutch factory in Heelsum, produces paper for artists and fine arts that have different textures, levels of absorption and looks: grainy paper for drawing and water colour arts.