SCA has decided to discontinue publication paper production and during the 1Q 2021; all three paper machines on the site will be closed. SCA permanently closed the paper machine LWC1 at Ortviken paper mill in Sweden. LWC1 produced coated publication paper for magazines and commercial print. It started production in 1990 and had a capacity of 250,000 tonnes of publication paper per annumn.
SCA has decided to invest SEK 1.45 billion in the production of chemically pretreated thermomechanical pulp on the Ortviken industry site. The core of SCA’s business is the forest, Europe’s largest private forest holding.