A passionate partner.
Since 1847.

Innovative and environmentally friendly paper and packaging solutions based on 100 % recycling.

About us

Passion. Process. Technology.

The LEIPA GROUP is an independent family company with over 170 years of passion for environmentally friendly processes and technologies.

This - and our own claim - are the best basis for outstanding products in the field of paper and packaging on a 100 % recycling basis. From magazine paper, testliner, cardboard and special paper to paper-based packaging solutions.

With over 1,700 employees, the LEIPA group of companies generates a turnover of around 750 million euros.

As the European market leader, we convert more than 1,5 million tonnes of waste paper back into high-quality paper and packaging solutions every year.

From waste paper purchasing to production to sales, customer service and logistics: as a globally active group of companies, we always have the complete value creation chain under control. And you as our customer always have a direct and competent contact at LEIPA.

"We bring economy and ecology into harmony."


Paths are better when forged together.

LEIPA GROUP is an independent enterprise with over 170 years of professional know-how in process technology and research & development. Members of LEIPA GROUP include LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH, LEIPA Logistik GmbH and MAD Recycling GmbH, as well as international subsidiaries for distribution and production.

  • Independent family-run business
  • On-site consulting and sales through global distribution network
  • Worldwide distribution and logistics
  • Secure supply of raw materials

Making the difference

Our products inspire. To keep it that way, we invest continuously: in existing and new production facilities and in the know-how of our employees. The result is state-of-the-art products using the latest technology.


international locations - always close to our customers.


people work for the LEIPA Group and our customers worldwide.


million Euro turnover in the LEIPA group of companies.


million of tons of waste paper converted into high-quality new products every year.


millions of square metres of flexible packaging produced every year.


million euros invested in our sites since 1990.

We create solutions

For us, customer service is more than just sales. For us, our processes do not end at the factory gate. This is why we advise and accompany our customers and partners in production, process optimization, logistics and disposal.


+49 3332 24-2583

Personal service

Permanent contact persons advise you competently from the production site and not from a call center.

Joint growth

We develop markets together with our customers - in line with current and future market and consumer requirements.

Just-in-Time Delivery

Worldwide transport through 12 international distribution centres and logistics partners.

Testimonials from customers, partners and employees

"Ratioform has been working successfully with LEIPA for over 30 years. During this time LEIPA has established itself as an absolutely reliable and high quality partner".

— Markus Gschwendtner
Procurement Ratioform Verpackungen GmbH

„LEIPA is the biggest paper supplier for the Bertelsmann Printing Group and is constantly impressing us with their flexible delivery conditions."

— Jörg Raschpichler
Head of Procurement/Materials Management Bertelsmann Printing Group

„With LEIPA Liner we achieve good runnability at high production speeds on our corrugated board machines. At the same time, LEIPA papers are an excellent print substrate.“

— Pierre Macharis
CEO VPK Packaging Group

"LEIPA's willingness and ability to respond to customer needs and adapt to increasing customer demands is a key characteristic of being able to manufacture outstanding products over a long period of time.“

— Thomas Gissler-Weber
Managing Director Gissler & Pass GmbH

No week without LEIPA.

Even more diverse than our product portfolio is the variation of further processing and applications by our customers. Even if it is not always recognizable, everyday life is full of LEIPA.



Tube laminate

Fresh Food Packaging

Dry Food Packaging

Shelf Ready Packaging






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The packaging should be small in volume and sustainable, but still have high barrier properties, i.e. prevent ...

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Following the successful initial start-up of LEIPA PM 5 and the first "paper on reel" on 31 March, LEIPA will soon complete the commissioning...

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The responsible use of our resources is becoming increasingly important. LEIPA sets a good example through the sustainable...

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