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Tubes, cores and edge protectors

Corex is the cores, tubes and edge protectors division of VPK Group. Their strategic network of 29 production sites, spread across 15 countries, from Europe to Asia produce coreboard for various applications, as well as a range of converted products: spiral and parallel wound cores and tubes, edge protectors and consumer packaging.

In 2019, VPK acquired the European and Chinese businesses of Corenso. Since then, the new cores division Corex combines a unique geographic spread with unparalleled experience and technical know-how.

Spiral or parallel wound tubes and cores

Spiral wound tubes are used in a wide variety of applications: film, foil, flexible packaging, paper, textiles, yarns, metals and many other reeled goods. Corex produces the appropriate tube or core exactly for your needs and specifications, with diameters up to 635 mm and wall thicknesses of 1 to over 20 mm. Corex can provide a variety of special treatments for the exterior finish: a seamless, smooth outer surface, a film covered outer strip, a variety of printing (with company name and/or logo), embossed or self-adhesive outer strip.
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Composite cans, cores and tubes for consumer packaging

Tube packaging is an excellent way to add value to your brand and stand out on the shelf. There’s a sheer range of possibilities. From food to cosmetics – from fashion to electronics – from luxury to pragmatic. This is what we specialise in, with our main mission being: to spread your message.

Tubes that make a difference

Food or non-food? Our cardboard tubes are versatile in use, produced with passion and designed to stand out on any retail shelf. We transform plain round and neutral tubes into personalised eye-catchers. From anonymous, functional and protective, we move your packaging to attractive and communicative. You can definitely count on our added value as a consumer packaging specialist.

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Why would you opt for cardboard tubes?

Our tubes are not only durable, functional and protective, they also give your brand a professional appeal and offer numerous unique product features. Tubes are the perfect choice for use as airtight packaging, for instance, thus preserving aromas and flavours and preventing waste. In short, your product is guaranteed a long shelf life. Choose a closure that best suits your needs, for example the easy peel or the recessed membrane closure for ultimate freshness. But you also have many other options in paper, plastic or metal. So put us to the test and let us help you find the right packaging solution.

You can also contact us for a wide range of printing options, variable lengths and diameters. All distinctive features that will keep your tubes top of mind with consumers.

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The core of our business is you

Our sustainable cores and tubes solutions are made from recycled fibres. Decades of experience have contributed to our high level of technical expertise. But what makes us truly unique, is our customer centricity.

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A strategic geographic spread, including three coreboard mills

The Corex division includes 3 coreboard mills and 29 converting plants spread across 15 countries. 
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Do you have a commercial inquiry about cores and tubes?

Our teams are happy to answer all your questions on tubes, cores and edge protectors as soon as possible.

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