Stora Enso to Invest EUR 30 Million In Newsprint Machine Upgrade

The Sachsen Mill produces standard newsprint paper for coldset and heatset, directory paper and de-inked market pulp.

Dec. 2, 2010 - Stora Enso said that it is investing EUR 30 million in its newsprint machine at Sachsen Mill in Germany. The upgrade is designed to improve the machine's paper quality.

"This investment will enable Sachsen Mill to satisfy its customers' increasing quality demands, especially for lower grammage grades," said Juha Vanhainen, EVP, Publication Paper Business Area.

"The paper quality and productivity improvement will further enhance the mill's overall competitiveness in the challenging newsprint market situation in Europe," Vanhainen added.

Stora Enso expects to complete the project by the end of the second quarter of 2012.

SOURCE: Stora Enso