Thinking packaging. Discover Opal.
Opal is an innovative and solutions led paper and packaging company which is part of the NIPPON PAPER GROUP. With operations in Australia and New Zealand, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies. Opal offers fibre packaging solutions to suit every customer.
Opal works closely with our customers to deliver a comprehensive range of packaging solutions from corrugated boxes, solid board folding cartons, bags and sacks to point of purchase displays, general materials and supplies and packaging solutions.Explore the range
Paper and Board
Opal operates Australia’s most advanced brown packaging recycling facility where we produce 100% recycled liners and corrugating mediums. We also manufacture kraft liner board and specialised packaging papers including bag and sack kraft.Explore the range
Opal Paper Division
Opal Australian Paper
Opal Australian Paper has a proud history in local paper manufacturing. The Maryvale Mill opened in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley in 1937 and has since grown to be one of the largest employers in the region, manufacturing close to 600,000 tonnes of paper and board annually.Learn more
Opal Packaging Division
Opal Converting and Packaging Plus ANZ
Opal Converting and Packaging Plus ANZ includes Opal Bag Solutions, Opal Cartons Australia, Opal Cartons New Zealand, Opal Functional Coatings and Opal Packaging Plus.Learn more
12 Feb 2024
Inspiring Change: Celebrating Women and Girls in Science
This year marks the 9th International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The day is an annual observance that celebrates the achievements and contributions of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).View more
Maryvale Mill Enterprise Agreement Update
Maryvale Mill Update
EPA Maryvale Mill update
Major milestone for $600 million Maryvale Energy from Waste project
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Energy from Waste
While our Maryvale Mill in the Latrobe Valley is Victoria’s largest generator of baseload renewable energy, we are also the state’s largest industrial user of natural gas and a significant electricity consumer, facing increasing energy prices and supply uncertainty.Learn more
Recycling at Opal’s Botany Mill
Recycling at Opal’s Botany Mill. The state of the art B9 Paper Machine at Botany Mill, Sydney converts more than 450,000 tonnes of used cardboard into 100% recycled brown packaging paper each year. The majority of this paper is then converted by Opal Fibre Packaging in Australia and Opal Kiwi Packaging in New Zealand into corrugated packaging board for box manufacture.