Tag Archives: Rottneros

Rottneros secures long-term renewable energy

Rottneros has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) including Guarantees of Origin (GoOs) with the third largest German energy group Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW). The utility will supply Rottneros with just over 30 GWh/annum of clean energy delivered from the 116 MW Målarberget wind farm in Sweden over an 8.5-year period starting in 2025. […]

Arctic Paper CFO, Göran Eklund, to Retire, Katarzyna Wojtkowiak Named Successor

Arctic Paper announced that the group’s CFO, Göran Eklund, will retire at the end of June and will be replaced, with effect as of May 29, by Katarzyna Wojtkowiak, who is currently Chief Accountant. Wojtkowiak has been Chief Accountant and Group Treasury at Arctic Paper for over 11 years. Prior to this, she has worked […]

Rottneros to cut 24 jobs at Vallvik pulp mill in Sweden

Increasing costs, falling pulp prices and a weaker USD in the long term are the reasons why 24 people have been given notice of redundancy at Rottneros Group’s Vallvik mill today. The paper and pulp industry has generally had a good year in Sweden, but the Rottneros Group now needs to reduce its costs to prepare for […]

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 […]

Rottneros CFO Pia Ohlson to Leave; Monica Pasanen to Take Over

Rottneros AB today announced that Pia Ohlson has decided to leave her position as CFO as of 5 September 2022. As CFO, Ohlson has been a member of group management in Rottneros.   “Pia has shown strong leadership and been a highly valued member of the Group’s management team with her professionalism and open and […]

Arctic Paper and Rottneros will invest in a fiber tray factory

The boards of Arctic Paper and Rottneros have decided to invest 15 million euro in a moulded fiber tray factory at Arctic Papers premises in Kostrzyn, Poland. The factory will be operated in a separate legal entity and as a 50/50 joint venture, in line with the LOI that was signed by the parties on […]

Rottneros and Arctic Paper to build fiber tray factory in Poland

Rottneros and Arctic Paper have signed a Letter of Intent regarding a 50/50 joint venture in Kostrzyn, Poland with the aim of building a moulded fiber tray factory. The start-up of the new factory is planned for the end of 2023. The investment is expected to amount to 12-15 MEUR, corresponding to approximately 120-150 MSEK. […]

Rottneros announces price hike for SW BCTMP in South East Asia

Rottneros announces a price hike of 75 USD/ton for all-new SW BCTMP orders for southeast Asian destinations effective from the 10th of February 2021.   The increase reflects that the overall pulp and SW BCTMP markets are in better balance today, following strong demand from the paper board and other paper segments as well as […]

Rottneros Reports January-September 2020 Results

Swedish market pulp producer Rottneros said that although the COVID-19 pandemic has not had any negative effect on production, it has weakened demand resulting in lower pricing. The list price for NBSK pulp was 8% lower in USD and 15% lower in SEK compared with the third quarter of 2019. Compared with the second quarter […]

Rottneros completes pulp capacity expansion


Rottneros has completed its Agenda 500 investment programme, which aimed at increasing the company’s production capacities. The company said in its presentation of financial results for 2018 that its annual pulp capacity after the investments is estimated to be about 440,000 tpy. However, capacity is not yet fully utilized. Rottneros said it was now focussing […]