Södra invested SEK 4 billion out of the total investment budget of SEK 6 Billion in new pulp mill in Värö to increase pulp production capacity from 425,000 tonne to 700,000 tonne annually.
October 04, 2016
After the inauguration of new pulp mill in Värö, Södra the largest forest-owner association in Sweden is now focused on augmenting their production rate. Out of the proposed investment of SEK 6 billion, nearly SEK 4 billion has been invested in the new pulp mill. This recent expansion will result in an increase in pulp production capacity from 425,000 tonne to 700,000 tonne annually, making it one of the world’s largest, most modern and energy-efficient mills for the production of softwood sulphate pulp.
Södra believes in continuous expansion to meet the growing demand of customers across the globe. Also, this expansion will allow the company to further strengthen their market-leading position and remain their customers’ preferred supplier. Additionally, the investment in Värö by Södra is a prerequisite for generating long-term value for Södra’s members and for its pulp customers in the global market. The focus is on making sure the startup tonnage is brought up to premium quality as smoothly and quickly as possible.