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Stora Enso Concludes Negotiations at Kvarnsveden Paper Mill Regarding PM8 Closure

Stora Enso Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden PM8 at Stora Enso's Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties have now been concluded.

Sept. 13, 2017 - Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine, PM8, and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill.

PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties have now been concluded.

The impact of the reorganisation and PM8 closure was mitigated through individual solutions, such as early retirement. Altogether the number of people affected will be 122.

Stora Enso is convinced that through the measures taken, it is possible to improve the competitiveness of the Kvarnsveden Mill going forward.

Production at Kvarnsveden Mill will continue on two lines, PM10 for improved newsprint paper and PM12 for SC papers.

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. To learn more, please visit: www.storaenso.com

SOURCE: Stora Enso

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