Fedrigoni: excellence in the production of special papers since 1888

person working at the paper machinery

The Fedrigoni Group, with 125 years of history behind it, is a leading international player in the production and sale of various types of paper and in particular high value added paper, security products (such as paper for banknotes and security documents) and self-adhesive items (“converting”). The company is leader in Italy and Europe by total turnover in the production and sale of special graphic papers. In addition, it is the sole Italian producer of paper for banknotes accredited by the European Central Bank for producing the watermarked paper of the Euro banknotes, not to mention the production of security items and security paper for central banks and printing institutes.

The Group stands out for its positioning in top value added market niches thanks to its superior and constant quality of the product. Another important topics is its breadth and customization of the product range and its level of customer service. Its history, its strong identity and the recognizability of its brands, combined with the excellence and innovativeness of its product range enable Fedrigoni to enjoy a position of significant importance in a domestic and international context.

The Group’s extensive and efficient commercial and distribution network constitutes another competitive advantage. Its 8 sales branches in Italy with companies in 6 European countries (excluding Italy), in the USA and in the Republic of China (Shanghai and Hong Kong), guarantee a direct contact with its clients from the product development stage, and to cover its reference markets directly, thereby ensuring efficient control and focus on its profitability.

Fedrigoni is the owner of the Fedrigoni and Fabriano brands. Fabriano paper, with 750 years of history, is part of Italy’s cultural heritage. The brand is chosen every year by millions of students and artists worldwide. The Fedrigoni Group produces and markets fine stationery products, which are sold in 11 owned monobrand boutiques, known as Fabriano Boutique, internationally. 

With 4,000 employees, 13 factories (9 in Italy, 2 in Spain and 2 in Brazil), 14 mills with continuous paper-making machines, 7 coating-smearing machines and more than 13,000 products in its catalogue, the Group sells its products in more than 110 countries worldwide**.

Turnover in 2019 of 1.171,4  million euros, with Ebidta at 162.6 million  euroes and a net income of 66.8 million euros.

* 2019 data
** These data post 2015 acquisitions