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Smurfit Kappa restarts Facture kraftliner mill in France

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Smurfit Kappa restarts Facture kraftliner mill in France

August 29, 2012 - 19:41

PARIS, Aug. 29, 2012 (Press Release) -On August 23rd, the French authorities gave clearance for the Smurfit Kappa Facture mill to restart operation after a standstill of 7 weeks.

The standstill follows the failure of a black liquor tank which took place on July 5th. The causes of this failure are still under investigation.

The Smurfit Kappa Facture mill produces 190 kT of white top Kraftliner on PM5 and 330kT of brown Kraftliner on its PM6.