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De Hoop Paper Mill

De Hoop paper mill was founded in 1657. It currently manufactures containerboard products from 100% recycled fibre, with a total capacity of 360,000 tonnes per year.

De Hoop is committed to operating a sustainable and environmentally responsible manufacturing site in the heart of the commune of Eerbeek, The Netherlands.

Products

Testliner 3 (also highly sized)
Medium HP
Medium

Machinery

PM4 single-ply Fourdinier

Grammage range: 90-140 g/m2
Production: 110,000 tonnes/year
Speed max:  550 m/min
Trim max:  4.59 m

PM5 triple-ply Gapformer – Fourdrinier machine

Grammage range: 120-220 g/m2
Production: 260,000 tonnes/year
Speed max:  930 m/min
Trim max:  4.60 m

Milestones

1657 Waterwheel-driven mill founded
1920 Recovered fibre in use
1967 PM4 start-up
1972 PM5 start-up
1990 Acquisition by SCA
1993 New co-generation power plant to improve the overall energy efficiency
2001

PM5: new triple-ply wet-end for better formation, appearance & strength in wider product range

2004

New reject dryer to re-use rejects as secondary biofuel PM4: wet-end rebuild to improve sheet formation & profiles

2007 350th anniversary with the theme: Living, producing & recreating in a sustainable community
2008 Start-up production Medium HP
2010 FSC® Chain of Custody certification
2012 Acquisition by DS Smith

Contact

DS Smith
De Hoop Mill
Harderwijkerweg 41
NL-6961 GH Eerbeek
The Netherlands
Tel: + 31 313 677 922