M-real divests Hallein Pulp mill in Austria to Schweighofer Group
M-real is to divest the entire share capital in M-real Hallein GmbH to the Schweighofer Group. M-real Hallein assets consist of the Hallein pulp mill, a bioenergy plant, the paper mill closed in 2009 as well as the surrounding estate. The pulp mill's annual capacity is approximately 160,000 tonnes of sulphite pulp and the number of employees approximately 200. Schweighofer announced that it would invest about €60 in the plant in order to produce viscose pulp.