/INS . Helsinki, FINLAND 02.06.2016 9 a.m. CET - Kotkamills is launching its new range of consumer board products: the folding boxboard range will be covered by the AEGLE brand and the food service range by the ISLA brand. The standard board ranges will be launched in July 2016 when Kotkamills’ new board machine starts. The option of water-based dispersion coated barriers will be added in the Autumn. The new machine will for the first time allow barrier coatings to be applied directly on the cartonboard machine as part of normal production.
/INS . Kotkamills has formed its European sales network for their upcoming folding boxboard and barrier board products. With 13 sales representatives in over 30 countries, Kotkamills can now offer personal service through local presence all over Europe.
/INS . To ensure the continued smooth development of the new Consumer Boards business unit, we are pleased to announce that Pirjo Eteläinen has been appointed Director, Consumer Boards. She takes responsibility for the operating result of the business unit and will continue to develop the sales and support network ready for the launch of the new board machine at the end of June this year. In addition, David Ingham has been appointed Global Sales Director, Consumer Boards, and will take responsibility for the sales organisation and sales overall.
/INS . Kotkamills' environmental impact assessment process for the new paperboard machine was awarded by YVA ry.
/INS . At the end of April 2015, Kotkamills Oy announced its investment plan to convert paper machine 2 to produce 400,000 t/a of recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades by midsummer 2016.