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Lucart expands the Nyergesújfalu plant and grows in Hungary

The new warehouse will be destined to the storage of finished products at the Nyergesújfalu plant in Hungary

On July 15th, Lucart, a leading European company in the production of tissue paper, inaugurated the new warehouse dedicated to the storage of finished products at the Lucart plant in Nyergesújfalu, Hungary. The ceremony was attended by numerous national and local authorities.

“We would like to thank the Minister of Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó, the Secretary of State Pál Völner, the Mayor of Nyergesújfalu Magdolna Mihelik, the director of Hipa Róbert Ésik and the new Italian Ambassador to Hungary, H.E. Manuel Jacoangeli, for attending the inauguration of this important milestone for the Lucart Group’s growth plans in the markets of Central and Eastern Europe,” the company published in a note on LinkedIn.

The productive activities of the company are divided into three categories: Business to Business, Away from Home and Consumer, engaged in the development and sale of products. This plant, built by Lucart in 2018, is dedicated to converting jumbo rolls of paper into hygiene products such as towels, toilet paper and kitchen towels, especially for the Away From Home market.

This plant, built by Lucart in 2018, is dedicated to the converting of paper jumbo rolls into hygiene products such as towels, toilet paper, kitchen towels, among others, especially for the Away from Home market, employs about 90 people and reached a turnover exceeding 17 million euros of which 25% due to export sales.

The doubling of the storage area of ​​the finished product warehouses, that reaches now 10,000 m2 following the recent expansion, will be important for compliance with the growth plans established by the Lucart Group for the Central-Eastern European markets and to keep the highest level of service possible for customers.

The investment of some 2.65 million euros was partially financed by the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade through a tender aimed at increasing competitiveness.

The visit was also an opportunity to observe the new automated palletizing robots installed on the production lines.

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