Arjowiggins is one of the world’s leading fine and technical papers manufacturers. Arjowiggins is part of Sequana group a global player in the paper industry and operates in the distribution and production of papers through a strategy of constant innovation. Arjowiggins has been at the forefront of the move towards environmentally-friendly paper and paper incorporating security requirements. With 4,000 employees and 20 production facilities, Arjowiggins generated €1 billion sales in 2015.
Most recently, Arjowiggins has launched the specialty paper Powercoat™ with an ultra-smooth surface dedicated to printed electronics. Arjowiggins has also launched a connected paper, named Alive™, which is the first paper on the market with electronics inside (NFC unpackaged chip connected to a printed antenna) still printable by graphic printers. Main contribution will be in leading the work package 4 (demonstrators) and 5 (recyclability) and key task in WP2 for Paper and Paper PCB upscaling, and will be also strongly involved in the demonstrator definition and pilot manufacturing towards a commercial launch of finished electronic papers.