Accident causes production stopat IP's Saillat-sur-Vienne mill

12 Jul 2011 − 

International Paper has temporarily stopped production at its office papers mill in Saillat-sur-Vienne, France, after an accident took place there on Friday, 8 July. A company spokeswoman confirmed that a leak in a black liquor storage container resulted in the substance being released and flowing through the water network into the nearby river Vienne. IP produces pulp with an annual capacity of 320,000 t as well as woodfree uncoated papers at the site, including around 220,000 tpy of white paper and 22,000 tpy of coloured paper.

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