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Heinzel Group completes acquisition of Steyrermühl paper mill from UPM

Heinzel Group recently announced the successful completion of its acquisition of the Steyrermühl paper mill in Upper Austria from UPM. This strategic move reinforces Heinzel’s commitment to sustainability and growth in the paper and packaging industry. The acquisition agreement for the mill including its roughly 400 employees was signed in June 2022 for a takeover […]

UPM Timber invests in modernization of Korkeakoski sawmill

UPM invests nearly 10 million euros in the modernization of the Korkeakoski sawmill. A new split saw supplied by USNR will start operating at the sawmill in 2025. This is a very significant investment in the efficiency and competitiveness of the Korkeakoski sawmill. “The sawmill industry has a long history of over 60 years in […]

UPM to close its Plattling paper mill

UPM Communication Papers announces plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to a profitable customer demand. Should the plans be […]

UPM to Close Its Publication Paper Mill in Plattling, Germany

UPM Communication Papers today announced plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. UPM said, “These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to profitable customer demand. “Should […]

UPM Sells Recovered Paper Sorting Plant in Germany to Fisel Holding

UPM has signed an agreement on the sale of the recovered paper sorting plant ASK Kinsau in Germany to the Fisel Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a recovered logistics and municipal waste disposal company. The sale and purchase agreement includes the site and buildings. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. All […]

UPM Sells Recovered Paper Sorting Plant in Germany to Fisel Holding

UPM has signed an agreement on the sale of the recovered paper sorting plant ASK Kinsau in Germany to Fisel Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a recovered logistics and municipal waste disposal company. The sale and purchase agreement includes the site and buildings. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. All employees […]

UPM Fibres announces possible temporary layoffs at Kaukas, Finland

UPM Fibres business area begins consultations with employee representatives at the Kaukas pulp mill, sawmill and wood reception to prepare for possible temporary production adjustment to address the market situation. As the raw material streams of the Kaukas pulp mill and sawmill are closely linked, also the sawmill prepares to adjust production. UPM Fibres prepares […]

UPM’s c to Be Supplied with Sustainable Power from New Wind Park

UPM said that its commitment to wind power in Finland will significantly decrease emissions resulting from the company’s production of paper thanks to a new wind park in Pyhäjoki, Finland that is expected to reach full capacity in generating power in early 2023. The new wind park is expected to provide a long-term renewable energy […]

UPM inaugurates its new deep sea pulp terminal in the Port of Montevideo

UPM has inaugurated its new pulp terminal in the port of Montevideo, Uruguay. This investment of approximately USD 280 million is a fundamental part of UPM’s USD 3.47 billion growth investment in Uruguay that includes a state-of-the-art pulp mill in Paso de los Toros, new eucalyptus tree nursery as well as local community investments in […]

UPM begins commissioning phase for the future start-up of its Paso de los Toros pulp mill

The UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill was recently granted approval by the Uruguayan environmental authorities for its commissioning plan enabling UPM to begin the testing phase for pulp production equipment at the new plant. The commissioning tasks, including mechanical, hydraulic and efficiency tests, and the respective adjustment of various production equipment, will be […]