​Sappi Paper and Paper Packaging

Sappi Paper and Paper Packaging operates three mills and has a production capacity of 690,000 tons of paper and 670,000 tons of paper pulp per annum.

We have a tradition of innovating and developing new products to meet local demand for newsprint, uncoated printing and writing papers, packaging papers used to protect our customers’ products (especially in the agricultural sector) and speciality papers used in the convenience food, confectionery, cosmetic and luxury markets, and tissue paper for household, medical and industrial use in the Southern Africa region.

For detailed information on our mills, please use the related content links below.

Find out more about the Sappi Southern Africa Executive Committee.

Sappi Forests owns or leases 379,000 hectares with approximately 27.5 million tons of standing timber. The contracted supply comprises a further 129,000 hectares.

Sappi ReFibre is Sappi Southern Africa’s secondary fibre division and is responsible for the recycling of used paper and paper products.

Technology is at the heart of our business – discover how we’re making breakthroughs and discoveries that enrich lives.

Discover everything you need to know about our flagship Sappi Technology Centre in Pretoria – a source of innovation for over 50 years.

Sappi’s Research, Planning and Nurseries department enables the cost effective and sustainable supply of suitable forest resources to the business.

Ngodwana Mill produces pulp for own and for market consumption, as well as newsprint, containerboard and dissolving wood pulp (DWP).

Stanger Mill produces pulp for own consumption, as well as coated woodfree paper and tissue wadding.

Tugela Mill produces pulp for own consumption, as well as containerboard and lignosulphonate.