Tag Archives: UPM Communication Papers

Massimo Reynaudo appointed new President and CEO of UPM-Kymmene

Massimo Reynaudo has been appointed President and CEO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation as of 1 January 2024. Jussi Pesonen will continue as the President and CEO until 31 December 2023, after which he will work as an advisor to the Company and its management until he will retire from UPM on 30 April, 2024. Massimo Reynaudo […]

UPM Appoints Aki Temmes as Executive Vice President of UPM Fibres

UPM announced the appointment of Aki Temmes as Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Fibres Business Area, effective December 1, 2023. He will report to Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, and be based in Helsinki, Finland. Temmes is currently Senior Vice President, Business Control and Finance Operations. Prior to that he was responsible for UPM’s […]

UPM to Close Its Publication Paper Mill in Plattling, Germany

UPM Communication Papers today announced plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. UPM said, “These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to profitable customer demand. “Should […]

UPM Sells Recovered Paper Sorting Plant in Germany to Fisel Holding

UPM has signed an agreement on the sale of the recovered paper sorting plant ASK Kinsau in Germany to the Fisel Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a recovered logistics and municipal waste disposal company. The sale and purchase agreement includes the site and buildings. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. All […]

UPM Sells Recovered Paper Sorting Plant in Germany to Fisel Holding

UPM has signed an agreement on the sale of the recovered paper sorting plant ASK Kinsau in Germany to Fisel Holding GmbH & Co. KG, a recovered logistics and municipal waste disposal company. The sale and purchase agreement includes the site and buildings. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. All employees […]

UPM Fibres announces possible temporary layoffs at Kaukas, Finland

UPM Fibres business area begins consultations with employee representatives at the Kaukas pulp mill, sawmill and wood reception to prepare for possible temporary production adjustment to address the market situation. As the raw material streams of the Kaukas pulp mill and sawmill are closely linked, also the sawmill prepares to adjust production. UPM Fibres prepares […]

UPM in Final Phases of Construction on Its Eucalyptus Pulp Mill in Uruguay

UPM is finalizing the construction works of the greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project. The start-up of the 2.1 million tonne/year mill near Paso de los Toros is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2023. While the project work continues intensively, the finalization of […]

UPM’s c to Be Supplied with Sustainable Power from New Wind Park

UPM said that its commitment to wind power in Finland will significantly decrease emissions resulting from the company’s production of paper thanks to a new wind park in Pyhäjoki, Finland that is expected to reach full capacity in generating power in early 2023. The new wind park is expected to provide a long-term renewable energy […]

UPM and Dongsung Chemical Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Renewable Products Using Bio-Based Raw Materials

UPM Biochemicals, headquartered in Germany, and Dongsung Chemical, headquartered in South Korea, have agreed to form a strategic partnership to develop renewable products using bio-based raw materials, initially for footwear materials. Dongsung Chemical has signed a Letter of Intent for this strategic partnership to develop a renewable polyurethane product based on UPM Biochemicals’ biobased mono-ethylene […]

UPM and Paperworkers’ Union Agree on Business-Specific Collective Labour Agreements, Ending Strike

UPM and the Paperworkers’ Union have agreed on first-ever business-specific collective labour agreements for five UPM businesses. The strike at UPM mills in Finland will end immediately and employees will return to work. The strike covered UPM Pulp, UPM Communication Papers, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Raflatac and UPM Biofuels units in Finland. UPM will restart […]