Munksjö Inaugurates New Crepe Paper Machine in Jönköping, Sweden
Munksjö's CEO Jan Astrom and Littorin Camilla on Sept. 17 inaugurate a new crepe machine for the production of electrical papers at the company's paper mill in Jönköping, Sweden.
Sept. 17, 2015 (Press Release) - Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products, today
inaugurates a new crepe machine at its production facility in Jönköping,
Sweden. The mill is part of Munksjö's business area Industrial Applications.
Electrotechnical paper is mainly used in the electric transmission and
distribution industry. The new machine will enable Munksjö to better meet both
current and future customer needs in addition to the wide range of insulating
kraft paper products already offered and supplied.
The new crepe machine will double Munksjö's production capacity of
electrotechnical insulating crepe kraft paper and will be the only machine in
the world able to produce up to 3,000 mm in width. The paper is mainly used in
the bushing industry. The investment is part of the business area's strategic
"Through the inauguration of the new machine we continue to lead innovations in
the technology of insulating paper. Munksjö has always been at the forefront of
innovation within specialty paper which has been enabled through our own
production of specialty pulp for electrical insulation." says Martin Lundqvist,
President Electrotechnical Paper.
Munksjö started to manufacture electrotechnical paper in 1909 and has since
then developed many innovative products for the electric transmission and
Today, Munksjö's paper is used on all continents: in
submarine cables at the bottom of the English Channel, in the deserts of Saudi
Arabia and in South America's hydroelectric plants.
Munksjö's electrotechnical papers are advanced paper products and the customer
requirements are individual. There are no standard products in Munksjö's
offering and the electrotechnical paper is manufactured and converted according
to specific customer needs and also fulfills the requirements of relevant
Munksjö Oyj is an international specialty paper company. Its products are divided into four business areas; Decor, Release Liners, Industrial Applications and Graphics and Packaging. To learn more, please visit: www.munksjo.com.