Who we are 2018-10-01T15:37:46+00:00

Who we are

A socially responsible company, European leader
in the newsprint industry

Located close to Epinal in the Vosges district of France, our mill is one of the plants of the Norwegian paper manufacturer Norske Skog. Norske Skog is a global leader in the printing paper industry. It has signed the UN Global Compact initiated in 1999, and has decided to respect human rights and labour rights, protect the environment and combat corruption.


Corporate responsibility

In line with the policy of its parent group, Norske Skog Golbey has been developing a corporate responsibility strategy for several years. It takes account of the four areas of sustainable development through Corporate Social Responsibility: labour, the community, the environment and business.


High paper quality recognised across Europe

Thanks to the knowledge of our employees and their dedication to their factory and jobs, we can produce 600,000 tonnes of newsprint every year for printing newspapers and advertising brochures, achieving quality standards that are recognised by the main European publishers and printers. That makes Norske Skog Golbey the largest newsprint production facility in Western Europe.

Total investment
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Area of the site
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Production capacity
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Product: newsprint for heat and cold set web offset printing
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Number of employees
08/1989  Earth work started
06/1990  The first stone was laid
01/1992  Paper Machine 1 started up
01/1999  Paper Machine 2 started up
05/12/2002  ISO 9001 certification
14/03/2005  ISO 14001 certification
2006  Production site changed into an autonomous Business Unit
Installation of co-generation plant and gas boilers
Initiation of the continual improvement programme
26/02/2008  PEFC™ certification
2010  Resumption of the continual improvement programme, particularly Kaizen projects
15/05/2010  FSC® certification
2010-2011  Initiation of diversification projects (Green Valley, Plasticendres, LBS etc.)
2012  Initiation of the CSR approach
20/02/2013  Blue Angel certification
26/06/2013  Ecolabel certification
2013-2014  Automation of shipment operations
2014  Award of the first prize in the Circular Economy category for the Green Valley concept by ADEME and the Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Energy, as part of the Enterprises and Environment Prize.
11/2015  Gold Medal in the Environmental Dimension category in the national “CSR Night competition”.
2016  NSG ranked second in the category “Best first time CSR report” in the international contest Corporate Registrer Reporting Awards (CRRA).
13/07/2016  Sodding ceremony for the construction of the Golbey biogas plant
26/11/2016  ISO 50001 certification
28/06/2018  Inauguration of the biogas plant