August 26, 2014
A new investment makes the board machine in Frövi the largest of its kind in the world. The investment is a concrete example of BillerudKorsnäs ambitious growth agenda.
The BillerudKorsnäs Board of Directors has approved an investment of approximately SEK 900 million (USD 125 million approx) in the Frövi and Rockhammar mills. The investment targets increased capacity and improved quality of the output cartonboard and liquid packaging board.
The investment includes a rebuild of the board machine at the Frövi mill as well as a capacity upgrade of the Rockhammar pulp mill. After completion in 2017, the investment will bring the Frövi mill to an output of 550,000 tpa of high quality cartonboard and liquid packaging board and the Rockhammar mill up to 150,000 tpa of CTMP. After the investment, BillerudKorsnäs will operate the largest machine for production of cartonboard and liquid packaging board integrated to chemical pulp in the world.