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Sappi Europe announces major paper machine upgrade and modernisation at its Gratkorn mill

AUSTRIA (News release) -- Sappi Europe's Gratkorn mill in Austria is Europe's leading producer of coated woodfree paper on two paper machines, supporting Sappi Europe's market leadership and in particular its core Commercial Print business. The mill has benefited from a regular investment programme, including in recent years the upgrade of the PM9 in 2019.

The current upgrade and modernisation project will focus on Paper Machine 11 (PM11), which will undergo extensive modernisation of automation and electrical equipment including drives, control systems, quality control and inspection systems as well as upgrades to the coating profile and other areas.

During the preparatory phase in December and the main period of work in January production on PM11 will be interrupted for a number of weeks. Some interruption will also occur on PM9 due to the need for a reorganisation of internal logistics.

Given current market conditions of reduced demand and high customer inventories, Sappi Europe does not expect customer' business to be disrupted during the project period.

This investment will improve and consolidate Gratkorn's position as the leading producer of Woodfree Coated paper and demonstrates Sappi Europe's continuing commitment to the Commercial Print business and belief in the continued important role of print media.

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