Burgo cuts coated woodfree paper output at the Avezzano mill on weak market conditions. Both paper machines are idle for one week.
Italian paper manufacturer Burgo has temporarily stopped coated woodfree paper (CWF) production at the Italian Avezzano mill in response to weak market situation and slow order intake. According to the Italian trade union Slc-Cgil, both paper machines at the Avezzano mill have been idle since 14 May, but are expected to restart on 21 May. All 446 employees are temporarily laid off under the Italian wage guarantee scheme cassa integrazione, reports the trade union.
Avezzano mill operates two paper machines with a combined production capacity of 270,000 tpy. PM 1 has an installed annual capacity of 120,000 t and produces coated woodfree and one-side coated paper. PM 2 offers a capacity of 150,000 tpy of CWF paper.
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