Who we are ?

Groupement MICROPAP is a unique professional organisation that has been active for 60 years, bringing together manufacturers of coated paper for use in food packaging. Its role is to oversee technological development and promotion and to design modifications.
Groupement MICROPAP includes a paper manufacturer, a paraffin producer and multi-material converting companies who are responsible for the paper coating and printing. Ranging from SMEs to global players, its members share a common goal: to produce smart, eco-friendly primary packaging with high added value.
Since its foundation, our group, an industry pioneer, has been focused on the benefits of paper, a material derived from renewable sources. With our Micropap® and Végépap®brands, we are committed to innovative packaging made in France, designed to best serve the product

High-end, high-tech and eco-friendly solutions

For dairies

packaging for cheese that helps the ripening process.

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For packaging

of food sold over the counter in delicatessens, butchers, and cheese and fish stores: protection of goods during transport and optimised storage in the refrigerator.

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For sandwich stores

travel-friendly, adapted packaging.

The diversity of our group is a considerable asset in a very competitive market. The group’s two products, Micropap® and Végépap®, represent:

  • more than 1 billion portions packaged each year;
  • a dominant share of the soft cheese segment;
  • an export presence in every continent.

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Our values

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By drawing on the traditional know-how and high-performance R&D of each of the group’s members, we are able to constantly develop innovations in response to changes in the market and legislation, as well as the expectations of manufacturers, artisans and consumers.

Innovating to improve our service
Our coated paper, the result of extensive expertise, has proven its effectiveness. At Groupement MICROPAP, we continue to develop the materials and techniques we use in order to improve its properties.
As the masters of this know-how, our industrial converting companies offer customised formats, in line with the specific requirements of each customer.

Innovating to overcome sustainable development challenges As early as 1963, Micropap® received the Packaging Oscar from the French Packaging Institute (IFEC). In 2007, Groupement MICROPAP set itself apart by launching Végépap® , the first paper coated with a vegetable wax derived from renewable sources.
In 2012, the group obtained the OK Compost label for its two ranges, Micropap® and Végépap® .
That same year, Végépap® was awarded the Packaging Oscar in the Flexible Packaging category. More innovations are currently being developed in the group members’ R&D centres: new bio-based coating materials, new applications, etc.

The guarantee of French manufacturing quality

Our Micropap® and Végépap® paper ranges have developed a reputation for high quality among professionals, manufacturers and artisans. This is the result of an ongoing requirement of the group’s manufacturers, who wanted processing to be 100% under French control, right through to the finished product.

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CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility

Groupement MICROPAP’s social and environmental responsibility is a top priority for its members, who have committed to a proactive CSR approach:

  • compostable product range;
  • French supply chain;
  • processing and production located in France and based on French expertise.
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