Welcome to Rouen Paper Mill

About Rouen Paper Mill


  • MediumPAC
  • LightPAC
  • MultiPAC



Grammage range:   85-130 g/m2
Production: 280,000 tonnes/year
Speed max:  1,050 m/min
Trim max:  6.90 m


  • 1928
    The mill was founded, producing newsprint paper from mechanical pulp with two paper machines.
  • 1936
    Start-up of two new paper machines, both producing light weight coated paper.
  • 1958
    Start-up of current PM5. At the time Rouen was the biggest paper mill in Europe producing newspaper.
  • 1998
    Production of light weight recycled fluting.
  • 2006
    PM3 and PM4 are closed. Current PM5 specialises in low grammage grades. Production capacity was 220,000 tonnes per year.
  • 2011
    Installation of a shoe-press to achieve 270,000 tonnes per year production capacity.
  • 2015
    Installation of a new winder.
  • 2019
    Several investments to achieve 280,000 tonnes per year production capacity.

Contact Us

DS Smith Paper Rouen
Rouen Paper Mill
Rue Désiré Granet
76808 St Etienne du Rouvray
Tel: (+33) 02 35 64 52 52