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We’re proud to be a part of the OVOL Group owned by Japan Pulp & Paper plus a global group of companies. We’re a diversified workforce of approximately 3,300 employees hailing from different business activities and countries.

The other regional companies within the Ball & Doggett Group include BJ Ball New Zealand, Aarque Group and Kirby International. This means we have offices everywhere from Australia to New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and South East Asia.


OVOL Group

The name ‘OVOL’ together with a newly created logo is the new Group brand, symbolising the Group’s direction and future possibilities. The new philosophy is composed of various components: our corporate spirit, mission and principles.



BJ Ball New Zealand

BJ Ball was founded in Sydney in 1918, then moved across the Tasman and established its first New Zealand site in the heart of Auckland City in 1921. BJ Ball New Zealand is now part of the wider Ball & Doggett Group. The years that followed saw expansion into other regions including Tauranga and Wellington in the North Island, and Christchurch and Dunedin in the South Island. BJ Ball is now New Zealand’s largest distributor of print media. They supply paper, packaging, plastics, foils and more, to our diverse range of customers within the NZ print and communication sectors. Their model continually evolves to meet our customer’s needs and our BJ Ball team bring experience, integrity, innovation and vision.

To visit the BJ Ball New Zealand website, click here.



Kirby International

Specialises in the sourcing and supply of publication grade papers to the web offset print market. The Kirby International product range covers everything from standard and enhanced newsprint to uncoated wood free (UCWF), lightweight coated (LWC) and A2 coated products.The strength of Kirby International lies in strong relationships established over many years with leading international suppliers such as the Nippon Paper Group, Oji Paper, Daio Paper and Hansol Paper, among others. These successful partnerships mean that Kirby International is able to supply products of world class quality and press efficiency at very competitive prices.

To visit the Kirby International website, click here.