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  • SCA invests in Obbola kraftliner mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA to build a new paper machine for the production of kraftliner at its Obbola paper mill in Umeå. The annual production in Obbola will increase from the current 450,000 tonnes of kraftliner to 725,000 tonnes to meet the growing demand for renewable packaging. The investment amount is SEK 7.5 billion. / SCA
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  • SCA intends to close down a paper machine at Ortviken paper mill and recognize an impairment loss for the mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    SCA intends to close down a newsprint machine at Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden, and recognize an impairment loss for the mill. Efficiency improvement measures will be implemented at the Obbola and Munksund kraftliner mills. The closure, impairment loss and efficiency improvement measures entail total costs of approximately SEK 1.4 billion and will result in annual cost savings of about SEK 180m, of which approximately SEK 120m in lower depreciation, with full impact in 2017. / SCA
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  • Holmen invests in Hallsta Paper Mill

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Holmen Paper is investing SEK 200 million in restructuring the energy supply at Hallsta Paper Mill. This is the single largest investment in the mill since the PM 11 paper machine was built in 2002. The planned measures strengthen the mill’s competitiveness and form part of the transition to a two-machine mill. / Holmen
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  • 520 employees will have to leave Stora Enso

    Stora Enso plans restructuring of its operations through the permanent shutdown of paper machine 1 at Hylte Mill in Sweden and the permanent closure of the corrugated packaging plant at Ruovesi in Finland. / Pulp&Papernews
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  • Restructuring programme at Hallsta Paper Mill

    Holmen Paper is starting work aiming to concentrate production at the mill in Hallstavik to two paper machines with strong positions in their respective product segments: MF Magazine and book paper. The result of this is that the mill’s oldest machine, PM 3, is being shut down. At the same time, there are plans to invest in energy efficiency measures that, together with the closure, will considerably reduce the mill’s future investment needs. These measures will strengthen the mills competitiveness. / Holmen
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  • Tieto helps Billerud to integrate former UPM paper machines

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    Billerud, Swedish manufacturer of strong primary fibre-based packaging material, recently acquired two paper machines in Finland from UPM. Tieto helps Billerud to dismount the production systems from UPM and later integrate them into Billerud with Tieto Integrated Paper Solution TIPS. It will also modify the parts that will be shared between the two companies. / Pulp & Paper
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  • UPM grows in China

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    UPM takes further steps to reshape its business portfolio and expands in profitable growth businesses in Asia. The company will increase its presence in the attractive Asian paper segments and strengthen its position in the label materials value chain by building a new woodfree speciality paper machine at its Changshu mill in China. /UPM-Kymmene
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  • Holmen sells paper machine

    Holmen Paper has signed a deal to sell PM 61 at its mill in Madrid. The buyer, Albayrak Turizm, will dismantle and move the machine to Turkey. / Holmen
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