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Pöyry's Green Mill Index Helps Propapier Evaluate Sustainability at Mill Site

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The environmental sustainability of Progroup AG's Propapier's PM 2 mill site in Germany has been successfully analyzed with Pöyry's Green Mill Index, Pöyry PLC, Finland, reported this past week.

"We want to be forerunners concerning environmental sustainability issues. Pöyry's Green Mill Index gave us a complete overview of our production and mill site performance. Although our performance was excellent, there is always room for some improvement and we know now where to concentrate," Propapier said.

The Green Mill Index is a tool developed by Pöyry for pulp and paper mills. The index represents the relations of different indicators and overall environmental performance of a mill and helps to measure energy or water efficiency, for example. Many of the indicators used in Pöyry's Green Mill Index are based on European Commission standards for best available technology, known as BAT levels.

Progroup AG produces corrugated board formats as its core business. The Propapier PM 2 produces high-quality corrugated board base papers exclusively with recycled fiber. The special technology of PM 2 makes it possible to produce lightweight, fiber-saving new papers for lighter and at the same time more efficient corrugated boards of the "next generation," the company notes.


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