Sappi is a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and biorefinery solutions to its customers in over 150 countries.
These feature in applications ranging from textiles to healthcare, graphic papers and packaging.
Our industry is on the cusp of a period of unprecedented change – and we’re at the forefront of technological innovation. By investing in an ambitious program of research and development, we’ll continue to unlock the true potential of sustainable renewable resources, with woodfibre at our core. This commitment means we can diversify our product offering and meet future demand in areas such as bio-energy and pharmaceuticals in this current carbon-constrained age.
Our roots can be traced back as far as 1854 to the S D Warren Company. Today, we continue the legacy of innovation and quality as a preeminent producer of printing and packaging papers, release paper and dissolving wood pulp.
Our global activity extends to three continents, selling millions of tons of high quality products to customers all over the world.
There’s much more to Sappi than just paper. Our products find uses in thousands of applications, from paper and packaging to textiles and laminates.
Sappi Europe is the leading European producer of coated fine paper. We have ten mills, 14 sales offices and 5,700 employees.
Sappi Southern Africa operates four mills and has a combined production capacity of 685,000 tons of paper, 525,000 tons of paper pulp and over a million tons of dissolving wood pulp per annum.