Metsä Board Starts-Up New Sheeting Line at Äänekoski Mill in Finland
Metsä Board's new line at the company's Äänekoski mill will increase the annual capacity of the sheeting plant by 35,000 tonnes to a total of 120,000 tonnes.
Sept. 16, 2019 - Metsä Board has started a new paperboard sheeting line at its Äänekoski mill in Finland.
The value of the investment was EUR 11 million.
Metsä Board said the new line will increase the annual capacity of the sheeting plant by 35,000 tonnes to a total of 120,000 tonnes, and enable quicker deliveries to its customers.
In addition to the new sheet cutter, the investment included additional automation to the existing sheet cutters, as well as equipment for cutter reel handling and storage. The new sheeting line is located in the existing sheeting plant.
Metsä Board Äänekoski mill produces premium coated folding boxboard for demanding end-uses where lightweight and excellent printing properties bring benefits to the customers globally. MetsäBoard Pro FBB Bright folding boxboard is recommended for packaging of chocolate and confectionery, food, healthcare and beautycare and for graphic applications.
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. To learn more, please visit: www.metsaboard.com.
SOURCE: Metsä Board