SCA closes paper machine

  • Press release

In night of February 4, SCA permanently closed the paper machine LWC1 at Ortviken paper mill.

SCA has decided to discontinue publication paper production and during the first quarter of 2021 all three paper machines on the site will be closed.

LWC1 produced coated publication paper for magazines and commercial print. It started production in 1990 and had a capacity of 250 000 tonnes of publication paper per annumn.

SCA has decided to invest SEK 1.45 bn in the production of chemically pretreated thermomechanical pulp on the Ortviken industry site.

For further information, please contact:
Björn Lyngfelt, Vice President, Group Communications, +46 60 19 34 98