Fibrek to take about five weeks downtime at its Fairmont, WV, mill, cutting RBK pulp production by 25,000 tonnes

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Fibrek to take about five weeks downtime at its Fairmont, WV, mill, cutting RBK pulp production by 25,000 tonnes

February 09, 2012 - 22:05

MONTREAL, Feb. 10, 2012 (CNW) -Fibrek Inc. announced today that it will be taking market-related downtime for approximately five weeks, beginning February 20, 2012, at its Fairmont Mill to manage its inventories as a result of current market conditions, while continuing to fulfill all customer commitments.

This measure will remove approximately 25,000 tonnes of RBK pulp from production. The Fairmont Mill has an annual capacity of 215,000 tonnes of RBK pulp.