Wednesday, 26 April 2017 09:44

Unplanned shutdown of the Vallvik Mill has a negative impact on production during the second quarter

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Production in the Vallvik Mill has been affected by an unplanned shutdown due to leakage within the recovery boiler. The problem is now resolved and production is back to normal.

2017 04 26 094503The shutdown represents an estimated production loss of about 4,500 tonnes in the second quarter, corresponding to approximately 7.5 percent of mill’s planned production for the quarter and about 4.5 percent of the Group's total planned production for the quarter.

For further information, please contact:
Lennart Eberleh, President and CEO Rottneros AB, +46 270 622 65

Rottneros is an independent producer of market pulp. The Group comprises the parent company Rottneros AB, listed on NASDAQ Stockholm, and its subsidiaries Rottneros Bruk AB and Vallviks Bruk AB with operations involving the production and sale of market pulp. The Group also includes Rottneros Packaging AB, which manufactures fibre trays, and the wood procurement company Rottneros Baltic SIA in Latvia. The Group has just over 280 employees and had a turnover of approximately SEK 1.7 billion in the 2016 financial year.

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