Future mill in Mariestad

Investment in fresh fibre

Metsä Tissue, part of the Metsä Group, is investing in to a fossil free future at its Mariestad mill in Sweden. The investment will increase the availability of locally and sustainably produced tissue products in the Scandinavian market, in which approximately 40 % of tissue usage is currently imported. With this Metsä Tissue will be a forerunning company in investing into sustainable tissue production in Sweden and Scandinavia with its strong brands Lambi, Serla and Katrin. The investment is one of the largest in the tissue business in Europe and the largest within Metsä Tissue. The construction works have started during spring 2023 and the renewed mill is planned to be operational in the second half of 2025.
  • 145 000 tons


    The yearly production capacity

  • 2025


    The year the expansion is planned to be fully operational

  • 0


    The amount of fossil carbon emissions by the year 2030

  • 3


    The number of paper machines after the expansion

  • 370


    The value of the investment

  • 100


    The approximate number of new job opportunities

The mill produces high quality Lambi, Serla and Katrin tissue products for both consumer and professional use and the current capacity will be doubled to approximately 145 000 t/a. After the expansion the mill will have a new modern tissue paper machine with the capacity of 77,000 t/a, three new converting lines, for both rolled and folded tissues. Also a fully automated warehouse for finished goods and raw material handling will be built as well as a new office facility.

Read more about the project on the Swedish website

Framtidsfabriken I Mariestad

Investment greetings from Esa Kaikkonen, Metsä Tissue CEO 9.2.2023

Mariestad info meeting video 20.5.2021