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UPM Boosts Label Paper Capacity at Tervasaari Mill

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UPM, Helsinki, Finland, in response to the growing demand for label papers, is increasing label paper production capacity at its Tervasaari mill in Valkeakoski, Finland. The rebuild of the Tervasaari PM 8 will increase the capacity by almost 30,000 metric tpy. The installation work will start in March 2011 and the main part of it will be done in early 2012. The new capacity will come on stream during the second quarter of 2012.

"With the rebuild of Tervasaari PM 8, we want to ensure our market leader position in label papers and support our customers' growth," says GM Juha Kääriäinen of UPM Tervasaari.

PM 8, built in 1996, produces label base papers. Its major rebuilt was in year 2006. The UPM Tervasaari mill in Valkeakoski produces some 360,000 metric tpy of label, envelope, and kraft papers. It employs about 400 people.


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