Unique pavilion in Wroclaw as the culmination of the company’s development in Poland
Aalst, Belgium, July 21, 2015. – Belgian supplier of packaging, VPK Packaging Group, has successfully closed the first six months of operations in Poland. The launch of two new production facilities near to Radomsko and Brzeg was crowned with a unique project carried out in collaboration with the Wroclaw University of Technology. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of its activity Wroclaw University of Technology has developed together with VPK pavilion built with approx. 500 cardboard tubes, which presents the history of the largest university in the region.
Even earlier during the year, the VPK Packaging Group opened near Brzeg third of Aquila corrugated cardboard plant. In this way, with expected turnover of 160 million euros, made the next stage of development of the firm’s leading position in the market. In addition, the existing plant in Radomsko was increased by new production department for the needs of the manufacturing of packaging.
VPK has therefore now three companies operating on the Polish market. They are: Aquila produces corrugated cardboard, VPK Packaging manufactures corrugated cardboard packagings and Corex a company specializing in spiral wound tubes and cores.
Support for this economic success is the unique cooperation with Wroclaw University of Technology.
Wroclaw University of Technology together with the Warsaw University of Technology was recently recognized as the best technical university in Poland. The 70th anniversary of activity University of Technology did not pass unnoticed in Wroclaw. The rich history of the university is presented in the form of a pavilion with dimensions of 11.5 x 6.2 m, built with wooden arches and approx. 500 cardboard tubes manufactured by Corex. LED lighting created an amazing visual effect. Background for the artistic design was a Salt Square and campus University of Technology.