|Investment decision||New capacity||Start-up||Investment value||Investment period|
|Q2 2021||200,000 tonnes folding boxboard||H2 2023||EUR 210 million||2021-2024|
Dates and figures are estimates and may change during the investment period
Investment in brief
Following the investment, the annual capacity of folding boxboard of paperboard machine BM1 in Husum will be 600,000 tonnes per year. Estimated start-up for additional capacity is in H2 2023, and full capacity is expected to be reached by the end of 2025.
The investment will increase Metsä Board’s annual sales by approximately EUR 200 million. In addition, it is expected to have a positive impact of approximately EUR 50 million on the company’s annual comparable EBITDA. Sales growth and improved result is expected to be reached in full in 2026.
Due to the growing logistics volumes of the Husum integrated mill, the port concept will also be renewed. The value of the investments, still partly being planned, is EUR 20–30 million.