Kemi board mill

Metsä Board Concludes Logistics Agreements for Kemi Board Mill in Finland

Feb. 2, 2023 - Metsä Board has concluded a logistics agreement with Kuljetusliike Kalevi Huhtala Oy for transport between the Kemi board mill and Ajos harbour, in Kemi. All exports from the Kemi board mill will be centralised in Ajos.

"Efficient export logistics is a key factor in paperboard production. We require efficient and low-emission solutions from our chosen partners in logistics," says Timo Ahonen, VP, Kemi Board mill.

The signed agreement is a continuation of an agreement signed earlier by Metsä Group for the transportation of products from the bioproduct mill under construction in Kemi, and has a part in ensuring efficient and environmentally friendly logistics solutions between Metsä Group's Kemi integrated mill and the Ajos harbour. Transport under the contract will start on 1.4.2023.

About Kemi Board Mill

The Kemi board mill is located on the shores of the Bothnian Sea, in the Kemijoki delta. The mill is a leading manufacturer of premium white-top kraftliners, which are used as surface liners in consumer, retail and shelf-ready corrugated packaging. The mill has the capacity to produce 425,000 tonnes per year of kraftliner.

The pulp and energy required by the mill is supplied by Metsä Fibre's pulp mill on the same site. The strong synergies of the integrate will also support the development of the mill in the future. An ongoing development program will increase the annual krafliner capacity by approximately 40,000 tonnes. A Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill is being built on the site with start-up expected in 2023.

SOURCE: Metsä Board