Metsä Fiber's Kemi mill preparing for annual maintenance shutdown
September 9, 2020
FINLAND (News release) -- The annual maintenance shutdown of Metsä Fiber's Kemi mill in Finland integrate will take place during week 38 (14-20 September). The production shutdown will begin department by department at the board and pulp mills on Friday 11 September 2020. During the shutdown, the mills will be carrying out the required servicing, cleaning and maintenance works. The mills' re-start will get under way on Friday 18 September 2020.
Some 1,200 representatives of Metsä Group's partners - more than 80 per cent of whom are Finnish - will be working at the Kemi mill area during the annual maintenance shutdown, in addition to the company's own employees.
Metsä Fibre is the world's leading producer of bleached softwood pulp and a major producer of sawn timber. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.