Tag Archives: CTMP

SCA to Establish New Renewable Energy Reporting Segment

SCA said that it will introduce a new reporting segment — Renewable Energy — from January 1, 2023. The decision is in line with SCA’s stated ambition to grow and realize business opportunities in the renewable energy sector. SCA is one of Europe’s leading renewable energy producers. Twenty per cent of Sweden’s wind power capacity […]

Rottneros Mill to Permanently Shutdown Groundwood Pulp Line; to Invest in More CTMP Capacity

Following an extensive and long-term strategic analysis, Rottneros’ Board of Directors has decided to discontinue the production of groundwood pulp in Rottneros Mill as there are no prospects for long-term sustainable profitability. The decision means that about 40 people will be made redundant. The cost of the closure is expected to amount to approximately 60 […]

Stora Enso to double its production capacity of formed fiber in Europe

Stora Enso is investing EUR 8 million to double its production capacity of formed fiber in Europe. With new machinery in Hylte, Sweden, Stora Enso will meet the increasing demand for formed fiber. The investment further strengthens Stora Enso’s position as a leading provider of renewable materials that replace fossil-based ones.   Stora Enso’s formed […]

Valmet to supply microwave consistency measurements to SCA Ortviken mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply eleven Valmet Microwave Consistency Measurements (Valmet MCA) to SCA’s Ortviken mill in Sweden. The mill is currently being converted from paper to market pulp production. The consistency measurements will be installed in the new chemi-thermomechanical pulp (CTMP) line to control the process reliably. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of […]

SCA closes its last publication paper machine

SCA permanently closed paper machine LWC 4 at the Ortviken paper mill. This marked the end of SCA’s entire publication paper production. SCA started publication paper production at Ortviken in 1958. Since then, the mill had grown into one of the world’s largest publication paper production sites with an annual production capacity of 800,000 t. Structural […]

SCA closes down another paper machine at its Ortivken mill

One machine for coated magazine paper is left running at the site and will be closed within the next seven weeks. After having shut down the first machine in January, SCA has now closed the second paper machine at its Ortviken paper mill in Sweden on 4 February. LWC1 produced coated publication paper for magazines […]

SCA discontinues publication paper and invests in pulp production

SCA decided to discontinue the production of publication paper and to invest SEK 1,45bn in the production of chemically pre-treated thermo-mechanical pulp (CTMP) at the Ortviken industrial site in Sundsvall. The decision has been preceded by consultations with employee representatives. The proposed restructuring plan for the Ortviken paper mill was announced on August 26. Following the […]