M-real Completes Coating Section Rebuild at Kemi Linerboard Mill

Oct. 13, 2011 - M-real said that it has successfully completed a rebuild at its M-real Kemi linerboard mill in Finland. The rebuild will enable further development of coated kraftliners with superior printability, the company said.

"Attractive packaging provides significant competitive advantage in retail business," said Mika Joukio, Senior Vice President and Head of M-real Consumer Packaging. "As a result, brand owners as well as printers and converters are carefully examining the linerboard they use for corrugated packaging. Quality of print results combined with sustainability are the major drivers on their route to success,"

To support its customers’ businesses, M-real has invested EUR 16 million in upgrading the coating section at the mill. The M-real kraftliner range includes products suitable for flexo, offset, inkjet and screen printing.

SOURCE: M-real