As a key manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand, Opal is committed to securing future success. Our focus areas are partnering with our customers, leveraging research and technology and delivering innovation and design. We are pursuing future opportunities including aquaculture and the BioPathways partnership. Opal is also committed to meeting challenges through Energy from Waste and strategic investment.
Innovation and Design
The Opal Innovation and Design team works with our customers to deliver market leading packaging solutions recognised for their innovation and creativity.Learn more
Research and Development
Opal’s Fibre Research and Development (R&D) division in Scoresby, Victoria, is an internationally recognised, fully resourced testing and research facility with the resources to meet your paper and ﬁbre analysis needs.Learn more
Opal is dedicated to working collaboratively with our customers to develop specifically tailored solutions for better business outcomes. These case studies outline 3 examples of how this approach has yielded positive commercial results.
Funded under the State Government Workforce Training Innovation Fund, BioPathways is a strategic partnership between Opal Australian Paper, Federation Training and Federation University to support Gippsland’s future biomanufacturing training needs.Learn more
In partnership with Mainstream Aquaculture and the Victorian Government, Opal Australian Paper is embarking on a feasibility study to farm Barramundi in the Latrobe Valley.Learn more
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