Stora Enso concluded co-determination negotiations regarding a plan to reorganise the mill with employees at its Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden announced in February 2017. According to the announcement, PM8 was permanently shut down in June, the impact of the reorganisation and PM8 closure was mitigated through individual solutions, such as early retirement.
The PM8 had a capacity of 100ktpa of super-calendered uncoated magazine paper (SC). Production at Kvarnsveden Mill continues on two lines, PM10 for improved newsprint paper and PM12 for SC papers.
About Stora Enso:
The company is the global company operating in segments of the paper, biomaterials, wood products and packaging industry. The company has annual production capacity of 5.4 million tonnes of chemical pulp, 11.7 million tonnes of paper and board, 1.3 billion square metres of corrugated packaging and 5.6 million cubic metres of sawn wood products, including 2.9 million cubic metres of value-added products. Its sales in 2015 totaled EUR 10 billion.The Group has some 26 000 employees in more than 35 countries worldwide. It is a publicly traded company listed in Helsinki and Stockholm.