SCA Ortviken PM2 Closure: Newsprint Casualty with a Silver Lining

SCA Ortviken PM2 Closure: Newsprint Casualty with a Silver Lining

January, 2016

Urban Lundberg, Senior Consultant, Fisher International

SCA shut down PM2 at its Ortviken mill in Sundsvall, Sweden at the end of last year. The machine with a capacity of 135,000 MT of newsprint was the smallest and oldest of the four paper machines at Ortviken. No surprise there. And the newsprint market has been in steady decline for years… But what else can we learn from SCA’s action?

 

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