Customer: UPM, Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta
Production: softwood and birch pulp
Start-up: the start-up is scheduled for the spring of 2018
Design production rate: after this new project, annual production capacity of the Kaukas mill will increase by 30,000 tonnes from the current 740,000 to 770,000 tonnes of softwood and birch pulp in 2019.
Characteristics: UPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, by upgrading the mill’s production process with a EUR 30 million investment. The upgrade will be targeted in the mill’s fibre lines, recovery boiler, evaporation, bailing and wood handling.