Opal Australian Paper Maryvale Mill supply update
Secure, long term, certified fibre supply is key to Opal Australian Paper’s Maryvale Mill operations.
As a supplier to the Maryvale Mill, VicForests has confirmed it has ceased timber harvesting operations in East Gippsland and the Central Highlands while it reviews recent orders from the Supreme Court of Victoria in greater detail.
This is a challenging situation with the potential to create financial and production difficulties for Opal as we continue to explore supply alternatives.
Unfortunately, limited stand downs or a reduction in working arrangements may become necessary and we have been consulting on this issue with our team members. No decisions will be made until all team member feedback has been fully considered.
These are measures that Opal may need to put into place while we work as quickly as we can through the potential implications of court orders delivered less than two weeks ago.
Opal will continue to focus on keeping our team members and key stakeholders informed as further developments occur as a result of this evolving situation.
This National Recycling Week we caught up with Ginny Parisot, Recycling Consultant – Opal Paper & Recycling, who has been with Opal for five years.
One of Australia’s best known brands, Reflex copy paper has been made in Australia since 1984 and proudly displays the Australian Made logo on its packaging. Reflex is manufactured at Opal’s Maryvale Mill located in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.
Opal showcased a range of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions and technologies at this year’s AUSPACK 2022.
Opal and Accu-Label are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement continuing Opal’s exclusive distribution rights for Accu-Label’s internationally patented automatic high-speed labelling system, across Australia and New Zealand.
Australasia’s newest fibre packaging and paper company has been launched today after Nippon Paper Industries confirmed it had successfully completed its $1.72 billion acquisition of the Orora Fibre Businesses which have been combined with Australian Paper to form Opal. Thinking Packaging. Discover Opal.
Australia’s only local office paper manufacturer has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Industry, Science & Technology to accept the Anti-Dumping Commission’s (ADC) final recommendations relating to the dumping of A4 copy paper in the Australian market.
Opal Australian Paper’s Maryvale Mill will begin its planned annual shut today, halting production for the next four weeks to allow completion of important maintenance and capital works. Major works planned for the shut are part of a $200 million, five year capital investment program currently underway at the facility.
Australian Paper, local manufacturer of office paper including market leading Reflex®, has welcomed the AntiDumping Commission’s announcement of an investigation into A4 office paper from Austria, Finland, Korea, Russia and Slovakia.