Toilet tissue, household towels and industrial rolls are produced at Kreuzau mill. In addition to production, there are several important functions at the site: the maintenance, logistics and material management, product and process development, sales and marketing, as well as controlling and administration departments.
We work with four tissue paper machines, nine processing lines and two deinking systems, in which recycled paper is processed.
We operate sustainably
We are an active member of the community and respect the different local municipalities in which we operate. We employ a significant number of people and actively promote wellbeing in the workplace. Our commitment to local life includes cooperation with the local authorities, schools, media and a variety of partners and organisations. We are continuously working on protecting and improving the environment that surrounds our mill.
Since September 2023 the Kreuzau mill has been replacing the use of fossil-based lignite by wood pellets in the mills heat production.
Metsä Tissue is a member of the Wasserverband Eifel-Rur (Eifel-Rur Water Association) which operates the sewage treatment mill in Düren. Wastewater from the Kreuzau mill is treated there along with municipal wastewater from the region as well as the wastewater of other industrial dischargers in several process stages. Metsä Tissue delegates representatives to various committees of the Wasserverbandes Eifel-Rur to make an active contribution to the work of the association.
Our brands produced at Kreuzau mill
At the Kreuzau mill, we produce top-quality tissue products for our hygiene competence brand Katrin for professional use and our consumer brand Mola. Individual concepts for numerous customer private brands are likewise developed and implemented. Every day, we reach millions of consumers throughout Europe with our products and support them with hygiene solutions at home and on the road.
Kreuzau mill's certificates
Metsä Tissue has certified management systems to guarantee the continuous improvement of operations and compliance with system requirements. To this end, we use certified quality, environmental, work safety and hygiene management systems.
- Work safety ISO 45001
- Energy ISO 50001
- Product safety BRC & IFS
- Quality ISO 9001
- Environment ISO 14001
In addition, our mills have Chain of custody certificates to ensure the traceability of the wood-based raw material.
- * PEFC/04-31-0596
- * FSC® C005927
All our tissue products bear the EU Eco-label, also known as the EU Flower. Our products have been awarded the Nordic eco-label (Nordic Swan) and the Blue Angel eco-label, among others.
Did you know that ...
- daily production for paper production volumes amounts to more than 400 tonnes
- more than 3,000 pallets of finished goods are produced at our facility daily
- due to the geographical location of the Kreuzau mill, a large part of its production is shipped to customers in Benelux and France, while the domestic business is dominated by brand name products.
- every day, we reach millions of consumers throughout Europe with our products and support them with hygiene solutions at home and on the road.