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Wepa Greenfield running at 60-70% of its capacity

17 Jun 2019 − 

Things are getting back to normal at the Greenfield mill in France. After the temporary closure and the following sale of the former Arjowiggins site, the ramp-up phase is now in full swing.

The Greenfield deinked pulp mill in France, newly acquired by German company Wepa, is still in the ramp-up phase. Since the takeover in late March, production of the machine was gradually raised and is now running at 60-70% of its capacity, according to Wepa. Full capacity was expected to be reached in the fourth quarter of this year, a company spokesperson told EUWID.

The Greenfield mill has a machine for the production of deinked pulp with a capacity of 130,000-150,000 tpy. Wepa acquired the Greenfield mill from Arjowiggins in March. Arjowiggins had filed for insolvency in early January and sold the mill in this context.

Find the full article in EUWID Pulp and Paper issue no 25/2019, which will be available to our e-paper and print subscribers as of 19  June.

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