Available In North America

Greif GCX(TM) Paper Mill Cores

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Enhanced performance paper mill cores

Designed for torque and chew-out challenges. Can be customized for ID and wall thickness.

The Greif GCX Core is the consummation of over a century of industry experience and knowledge coming together.

Greif has the largest footprint in the industry with over 40 tube & core manufacturing sites throughout the US and Canada to provide a safety net and redundancy for our customers.

  • GCX Cores are fully customizable
  • GCX Cores are 100% recyclable
  • GCX Subject Matter Expert for technical support

Enhanced Strength

Enhanced strength paper core manufactured for paper mill challenges such as higher winder speeds, Increased tension, multiple check engagement, more extensive and heavier paper rolls, wider format corrugators.

Safety and Efficiency

Reduce core-related downtime, reduce team exposure to downtime hazards, increased efficiency = lower waste and higher profits.

GCX Performance

Increased chew-out resistance, increased torque resistance, improved dimensional stability, no loss in crush strength, more consistent web tension, higher longitudinal stiffness.

Paper Mill Cores from Greif


Paper mill core materials

Kraft, tissue and toweling, bleach paperboard, print and writing papers, recycled paperboard and pulp, newsprint, other specialty and industrial grades of paper and paperboard.



Greif has been listening to our customers and developed an industry-leading GCX core product that will be able to withstand and adapt to all the industry changes and improvements.



Paper packaging from Greif is a mainstay in the North American industrial landscape. The popularity of sustainable packaging that protects products and looks good pushes offerings like paperboard beyond a simple, cost-effective solution.


Materials matter

The proprietary raw materials for producing the GCX Core come from Greif paper mills and adhesive plants. Every fiber and compound remains controlled to ensure a high-quality core makeup.

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We would be happy to provide samples and trials for you to provide your customers for their approval. Ask us, and we’ll take a look!

Short on time? 

Greif has a subject matter expert that can help alleviate the time and resource constraints that you may have. Greif can also provide insights into core optimization for cost savings and increased productivity. 

What is it like to work with Greif?

For starters, we work together. Greif and the colleagues who make the company stand out as leaders in paperboard work with every customer to deliver the best solution for their needs. A collaborative process finds the best outcomes for you and, of course, your customers and the product’s eventual end-users.

Did you know that Greif established an updated mission statement to be the best-performing customer service company in the world? What that means for you is whether you are selecting the extensive paper packaging capabilities or looking for anything else in the Greif catalog, it is the duty of all of us to make sure your needs are met, and your expectations are exceeded. It’s the Greif way.

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