Bangkok, Thailand, 1 August 2013 – Double A Alizay mill exports ‘made in France' paper to Dubai, UAE.
After the successful recommissioning, Double A Alizay is now producing and exporting high quality paper that matches the Double A quality standards to key markets in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
“The first consignment to the Middle East is a proof of a successful restart and we are proud of this achievement”, said Thirawit Leetavorn, Double A Senior Executive Vice President, who also shared that this achievement is the fruit of a very good team work and positive spirit of French and Thai teams at all levels.
Six containers of high quality paper were shipped out of the Port of La Havre end of July and are expected to reach the Port of Jebal Ali in Dubai by third week of August. More shipments out of Alizay to other Double A key markets will soon follow.
“This is just the beginning of our commitment to growing the brand in Europe by making France our production base. France is a strategic location and Double A's acquisition of Alizay is a strategic move to strengthen our global reach and to get closer to our customers”, added Mr. Leetavorn.
Double A Alizay mill has begun producing premium quality paper brands four months after the signing of the deal with the Conseil General de l'Eure. All of this high performance coated and uncoated papers are produced using short fiber from KHAN-NA, Double A's sustainable pulp from Thailand.