Strike shuts down Metsä Board's mills in Kaskinen, Joutseno and Kemi

Metsä Board Corporation press release 13.3.2024 (updated on 15.3.2024)
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Due to ongoing strikes in Finland, production at Metsä Board's BCTMP mills in Kaskinen and in Joutseno and paperboard mill in Kemi will be temporarily shut down.

At the BCTMP mills in Kaskinen and Joutseno the shutdown is expected to start on the 17th of March.

A shutdown in Metsä Fibre’s bioproduct mill in Kemi will start on the 17th of March. After the shutdown of the bioproduct mill, production at the Metsä Board board mill in Kemi will stop on the 18th of March.

For further information:
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 598 7046

Metsä Board

Metsä Board is a producer of lightweight and high-quality folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. The pure fresh fibres we use in our products are a safe, renewable and recyclable resource, that can be traced back to northern forests. We aim to have completely fossil free mills and raw materials by the end of 2030. We promote a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion.

Metsä Board is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. In 2023 our sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and we have around 2,300 employees. Metsä Board is part of Metsä Group, whose parent company Metsäliitto Cooperation is owned by over 90,000 Finnish forest owners. The sales of the whole Metsä Group were EUR 6.1 billion.

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