Kotkamills will convert it’s existing printing paper (machine finished coated paper, MFC) production line to produce high-quality folding boxboard and barrier board grades. The start-up of this rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. As part of this ~70 MEUR investment Kotkamills selected Pesmel to renew and automate mills roll handling and Kraft wrapping.

About the customer Kotkamills

Kotkamills specializes in laminating paper, matt coated bulky paper and sawn products. Kotkamills Oy is 100% owned by Eagle Industries Oy. Eagle Industries Oy is owned by MB Funds, Nordic Mezzanine, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Finnish Industry Investment and company management. MB Funds is the majority shareholder.

For further information, please contact:
Kaj Fahllund, Vice President, Paper & Converting, tel. +358 20 7009 626
Pekka Jormanainen, Account Manager, tel. +358 20 7009 637