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Business strategies

Personnel cuts by Upm in Germany and Austria

Upm  has decided to cut 305 thousand tonnes in the production of graphic paper in Europe. The company will definitively close the paper machine no. 3 in the Austrian plant of Steyrermühl and…

Installations&startings | Finland

Efficiency and competitiveness at Kaukas pulp mill

UPM will invest EUR 50 million in its Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, to further strengthen the mill’s efficiency, competitiveness and optimisation. The investment will go towards modernising both pulp drying machines…

Paper Mills

UPM papers meet the highest environmental standards in WWF’s Check-your-paper tool

WWF’s Check-your-paper (CYP) tool is a public database for pulp and paper products with high environmental standards. The CYP method focuses on a limited number of environmental parameters including how well forests supplying…

Giovanni Prezioso, development manager at E.ON Energy Projects (EEP).

Overview on Energy

Cogeneration to balance the electric grid

The smart grid also affects industrial companies which can represent an important element in a changing electrical supply system. A German case is an example of how the energy supply optimisation in a paper mill can become a general advantage.

The configuration of the energy supply system is changing, in particular due to the development of new production technologies, like renewable energies. As a consequence, also the market structure is changing, whereby the…

Balance sheets

UPM ends 2014 well

In the fourth quarter of 2014, UPM  registered a turnover of 2,531 million Euros, a figure 2% lower compared with the 2,588 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Sales went down mainly…


UPM reduced work-related accidents by 70 percent in three years

UPM has significantly reduced work-related accidents with a three year program called Step Change in Safety 2012–2014. UPM’s lost time accident frequency (LTAF, the Number of lost time accidents per one million hours…

Business Strategies

Upm reduces manufacturing capacity

The Finnish paper group Upm announced its intention to reduce its production of publishing paper of 675,000 tons after finalizing the negotiations to close three plants in Finland (in Kaukas and Jämsänkoski) and…

Installations worldwide: Finland

Andritz receives order from Upm Kymi mill to supply new pulp drying line and to modernize fiberline 3

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Upm to deliver a complete new pulp drying line and to upgrade the cooking and brown stock handling of fiberline 3 at the Upm…

Installation - end of 2015

China: Upm chooses Voith to supply labelling materials productionline for Upm Changshu mill

Upm has chosen Voith to supply the labelling materials productionline at the Upm Changshu mill in China. The agreement covers the main machinery and finishing equipment for the new machine. With the investment,…


Fiberline modernization at UPM’s Kymi mill

Andritz has successfully started up equipment for a fiberline modernization at UPM’s Kymi mill in Kouvola (Finland). This project is part of the mill’s program to minimize effluents and upgrade production capacity. Andritz’s…

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