BURGO GROUP ANNOUNCES THE START OF VERZUOLO PM9 RECONVERSION PLAN, ... (Company news)
...WHICH WILL FOCUS ON THE PRODUCTION OF CONTAINER BOARD
-NEW PRODUCTION IS EXPECTED TO START BY Q4 2019
-THE GROUP CONTINUES ITS DIVERSIFICATION STRATEGY, RANGING FROM PUBLISHING TO PACKAGING
Photo: Verzuolo mill
Burgo Group S.p.A., one of the leading European producers of graphic and specialty papers, announces the start of the reconversion plan of PM9 at Verzuolo mill (Italy), from coated mechanical papers to container board.
Approximately three months after the start-up of Avezzano mill, Burgo Group is keeping the focus on containerboard (RCCM) and continues its diversification strategy, ranging from publishing to packaging, from printing paper to paper for corrugators.
The new production is expected to start by 4Q 2019 and the converted PM9 will have a full operating production capacity of 600,000 tons/yr of corrugating medium and testliner made of paper for Recycling (PfR) and designed for corrugated board. Coated mechanical paper clients will continue to be served throughout 2019.
Burgo Group continues with the implementation of its strategic plan, which also includes production options to preserve its role as an important player in coated mechanical paper market.
(Burgo Group spa)