About us More than seven decades of developing sustainable and innovative solutions

Milestones in our history
1943 Saica is founded
Saica is founded (Sociedad Anónima Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa) in Zaragoza (España) with six workers at its paper production plant.
1975 Acquisition of cardboard packaging plants
Saica begins the integration process with the acquisition of cardboard packaging (Saica Pack) and integrated waste management (Saica Natur) plants.
1987 The first cogeneration plant
The first cogeneration plant in the industrial sector in Spain.
1998 Saica opens up for business in France
Saica opens up for business in France with Saica Paper and Saica Pack.
2000 Grammage reduction
Saica is leading the way in grammage reduction with the start-up of our MP9, the world's first machine capable of producing grammages up to 75g/m2
2011 Saica inaugurates the first Energy Recovery Plant
Saica inaugurates the first Energy Recovery Plant in El Burgo del Ebro (Zaragoza, Spain) avoiding 450,000 tonnes of waste from the paper production process being sent to landfill.
2012 Saica opens Partington plant
Saica continues its growth and geographic expansion and opens a new state-of-the-art Saica Paper plant in Partington, near Manchester (UK).
2015 Opening of the Natur Cycle Plus plant
Saica begins its diversification with the opening of the Natur Cycle Plus plant. Facilities for the production of more than 9,200 tonnes of recycled pellets from recycled Low Density Polyethylene.
2015 Acquisiton of flexible packaging plants
Saica continues its diversification process by acquiring flexible packaging plants (Saica Flex).
2018 Acquisition of the French Emin Leydier Group
Our presence in Europe is increased with the acquisition of the French Emin Leydier Group.
2019 Factory 2
The start of decarbonisation at Saica: inauguration of the first biomass boiler in Venizel
2020 Hamilton view
Launch of the Saica Pack Hamilton project in the U.S.A.
1943 2020

Saica in the world

We are present in ten countries with a team of more than 10,000 client-focused professionals
Our areas of business
Saica NaturComprehensive waste management
Saica PaperRecycled paper for corrugated cardboard
Saica PackCorrugated cardboard packaging solutions
Saica FlexFlexible packaging solutions
Code of ethics

Ethical behaviour governs the actions of our managers and executives from the outset to ensure sustainable growth.

At Saica, we are committed with the respect and the application of Code of Ethics and Regulatory Compliance. A set of fundamental principles that we follow to achieve sustainable growth and that provide us with guidance to make decisions and protect our long-term expectations for success.

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Mission and values
We provide sustainable solutions for the manufacture of recycled paper and packaging, as well as waste management and recovery
We Care

We Care

Sustainable and profitable growth. Safety and security. Environment. Investors and long-term results

We Value

We Value

Commitment and teamwork. Development of people. Quality. Service. Continuous improvement.

We Challenge

We Challenge

Innovation. Efficiency. R&D+i Development. Technology.

Our management team
Susana Alejandro Saica's fundamental principle is ethical and lawful behaviour

Susana Alejandro

President and CEO
Enrique de Yraolagoitia At Saica we are committed to the Chain of Custody

Enrique de Yraolagoitia

General Manager
Joaquín Balet Teamwork brings out the best in everyone

Joaquín Balet

Corporate Strategy and Development Manager
Cristina Cardona We are committed to a fair market that rewards innovation and efficiency

Cristina Cardona

Legal Manager
Guillermo Vallés Our goal is to improve waste efficiency and recovery

Guillermo Vallés

General Manager Saica Natur
Miguel Ángel Jiménez At Saica we provide quality and safe products

Miguel Ángel Jiménez

General Manager Saica Paper
Julián Montal Our commitment to Clients, Suppliers and Partners comes first

Julián Montal

General Manager Saica Pack
Miguel Angel Dora We are committed to treating our Clients and Suppliers fairly and with integrity

Miguel Angel Dora

General Manager Saica Flex
Pilar Franca We are committed to the development and the well-being of the community

Pilar Franca

Sustainable Development and People Manager
Carlos Mancholas We do not tolerate any improper behaviour

Carlos Mancholas

Finance, IT and Purchasing Manager
Miguel Ángel Jiménez The right to Human Rights is the basis for our relationship

Miguel Ángel Jiménez

Research, development and Innovation Manager
Juan Antonio Meler Saica is an innovative and efficient group

Juan Antonio Meler

Industrial Project Manager

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