Hungary's leading manufacturer of hygiene paper products, the Vajda-Papír Group, has won the seventh edition of the 2021 Factory of the Year Composite Award with its Dunaföldvár mill, one of the world's most modern hygiene paper mills. According to Attila Vajda, Managing Director of Vajda-Papír Ltd., the award is a recognition of the management's efforts over the past 22 years and of the more than 600 employees of the group, who have worked hard in several shifts during the pandemic to ensure a high level of quality to meet the surge in demand. The Factory of the Year competition, organised by GyártásTrend Magazine and its publisher PPH Media Ltd, assessed the manufacturing companies that entered the competition and the winners of the categories announced, based on a complex set of criteria.
Fifty-two billion HUF to fifty-seven billion HUF increased last year, the turnover of Hungary's market-leading, largest-issuing hygiene paper product manufacturer, the 22-year-old Vajda-Papír Group, last year. The majority of the ten percent increase in turnover was generated by the Hungarian mills, with the Norwegian subsidiary contributing EUR 16.7 billion to the performance. Group EBITDA was HUF 2.7 billion and profit before tax HUF 1.5 billion.
Vajda-Papír supplies hygienic paper products to the reception places of the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service – Hygienic paper products are provided for refugees from Ukraine in accommodation and assistance points.
According to Father Kozma, it is very important for companies to support their work with product donations.
The new factory unit implemented under a 15 months’ investment, totalling HUF 15 billion, was opened by Mihály Varga and Attila Vajda in the presence of their key partners, suppliers and the heads of the companies participating in the investment in Dunaföldvár, on 9 November, 2018. Hungary’s most modern tissue paper manufacturing and processing factory provides more than 100 new jobs in the region. The Hungarian company exports its products to more than 20 countries, it has had a separate factory unit in Norway since 2013, and is highly committed to using environmentally friendly technologies.
After a long and severe examination process, the Hungarian Ministry of National Economy had selected our investment plan for an integrated hygiene paper manufacturing site as from national economical perspective preferred one and decided to support it with 4,5 billion HUF non-refundable contribution in the program of the National Enterprise Investment Scheme. From the total 11 billion HUF investment, we will build Hungary’s biggest and most modern integrated hygiene paper production site
Thanks to the new, innovative OPEN&CLOSE technology our three-ply Ooops! handkerchiefs come in a convenient, resealable package even in the pack of 90 category.
One June 11, 2014, in the presence of 100 guests – including national and local government representatives, diplomats, partners, clients and suppliers as well as the press – the new major investment project of HUF 1.8 billion to increase the converting capacity of Vajda Papír Kft. was unveiled, which is to open up new vistas for the company.
The start button of the new state-of-the-art production line installed by early June was pressed by Péter Szijjártó, deputy minister of foreign affairs and trade and Attila Vajda, founder, owner and managing director of Vajda Papír.
According to a mini-survey conducted by HR Portál the top priority in 2013 was strategic human resource planning at most companies, with some companies naming increasing the commitment of employees as their top priority. It seems that managing change becoming increasingly more important, but the ranking of priorities has not changed in recent years.