Welcome to WEPA

The WEPA Group is a family business operating throughout Europe which offers sustainable and innovative hygiene solutions that provide a safe feeling of hygiene and contribute daily to the well-being of millions of consumers. We are among the three largest European manufacturers and lead the market in the production of hygiene paper from recycled fibres.


around € 1.3 billion
approx. 3,800 employees


5 WEPA locations in Germany
2 WEPA locations in Italy
3 WEPA locations in France
1 WEPA location in Poland
1 WEPA location in the Netherlands
1 WEPA location in Great Britain

Technical equipment

21 paper machines
More than 90 automatic processing machines for rolled and folded tissue paper

Market shares

25% in Germany
approx. 8% in Europe


Toilet paper, kitchen rolls, tissues, paper towels, napkins, centrefeed rolls, de-inked pulp, cleaning rolls, doctor's rolls, dispensers

Ownership structure

100% family business

Managing Board

Martin Krengel (Chairman)
Ralph Dihlmann
Dr. Hendrik Otto
Michael Robbers

Supervisory Board

Friedrich Merz (Chairman)
Dr. Hans-Joachim Körber
Wilken von Hodenberg
Dr. Hartmut Wurster

Our Business Units

WEPA Consumer

WEPA has been producing high-quality hygiene paper for European food retailers for decades and is one of the leading specialists for private labels in Europe.

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WEPA Professional

As a competent partner, our high-quality hygiene paper, dispenser solutions and washroom concepts are used wherever users are not at home. For example in schools, restaurants or industry.

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