Alfeld Mill

Alfeld Mill in Germany has a rich history dating back over 300 years and is a Sappi Centre of Excellence for speciality coated and uncoated papers and boards.

Competence centre of speciality papers and boards

Our Alfeld Mill is located to the south of Hanover (Germany) in the Leinetal region and its origins date back to 1706. The Mill includes over 384,000 m² and approximately 750 employees.

Our product range is reinforced by consistent high-quality thanks to our holistic knowledge of paper production and the constant development of individual recipes. Our five papermaking machines with widths from 3.3 to 4.8 meters, very efficiently produce coated and uncoated speciality papers and SBB carton boards. The grammage ranges from 17 g/m² to 400 g/m².

In addition to the optimisation of our processes and systems, in particular, measures to reduce the environmental impact and to increase energy efficiency are the focus of our corporate policy. Ideas of our employees and their commitment make a significant contribution to the continuous improvement in the production process, product quality and environmental impact and the saving of resources.

Please read about the history of Sappi Alfeld GmbH.


Sappi Alfeld GmbH
Mühlenmasch 1
31061 Alfeld
Registergericht Amtsgericht Hildesheim - HRB 110356 | Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates Marco Eikelenboom | Geschäftsführer Thomas Rajcsanyi
+49 5181 770
+49 5181 7 7208

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We are proud of our 310-year history here in Alfeld, we take even more pride in driving the future of our industry by developing new businesses.

The business environment in which we operate is continuously developing and this places high demands on our employees. Versatility and flexible attitudes are needed in today's fulfilling world of speciality paper business.

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The town of Alfeld is beautifully situated in the valley of the river Leine. With 23,000 inhabitants, Alfeld has maintained a charming small-town atmosphere while at the same time offering many leisure activities and a wealth of shopping opportunities. It is an ideal retreat for those who want to combine a career in an international technology company with a high quality private and family life.

In addition, and thanks to excellent transport connections to the cities of Hanover, Göttingen and Hildesheim, Alfeld’s inhabitants have easy access to university education and metropolitan culture.

Sappi is a very important part of Alfeld. As the largest employer, many generations of Alfeld's population always have been and still are a part of Sappi.