BillerudKorsnäs, a leading manufacturers of packaging paper, resolved production problem at in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. According to the announcement, the pulp line and the fluting machine PM6 is back in production.
The company estimates the impact of the breakdown on its EBITDA at the level of SEK 25 million after compensation from insurance.
Per Lindberg, CEO of BillerudKorsnäs, commented:
“The impact of the breakdown could be limited thanks to a very efficient work in the mill, and we could start up production relatively quickly. Now we have to limit the indirect damage in the form of missing deliveries and customer relations.”
The company is one of the leading manufacturers of packaging paper made from virgin fibers. It is headquartered in Solna, Sweden and emerged in 2012 from the merger of Billerud and Korsnäs and Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group.