In addition to the normal annual maintenance works, super heaters in the recovery boiler will be replaced. Due to this, the maintenance shutdown is this year about one week longer than usually. The production loss of the outage is estimated to be about 70 000 tonnes.
During the maintenance period, almost 1000 additional workers will be working onsite.Read more
UPM has been selected as an index component for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 2010-2011. The DJSI follow a best-in-class approach and include sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level respectively. UPM was chosen both to the European and Global Sustainability Index.Read more
The German Voith Paper will start manufacturing cotton rolls used in graphic paper production at UPM's Jokilaakso mills in Jämsä, Finland.
The new unit will manufacture cotton rolls in the old thermomechanical plant of the Kaipola production unit starting from October 2010. Installation of the production equipment will begin in July. The new production unit will start operations with four employees.Read more
The extra screening capacity allowed the permanent shutdown of one of the two parallel SPN 15 screens (a saving of approximately 560 MWh/a or more than 30,000 €/a).Read more