Swedish forestry group Södra's three pulp mills in Värö, Mörrum, and Mönsterås, Sweden, are jointly making a major investment in one thousand wireless Airius vibration sensors with temperature measurement that transfer vibration data via the cellular network.
Over the next three years, the number of employees in the Södra Building Systems business segment will be doubled.
Södra Foundation for Research, Development and Education is contributing additional amount of SEK 6.4 million to research projects in forest management and the forest industry.
A new investment in Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in Södra’s production capacity, while also increasing the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp.
Södra Cell is increasing the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp in Europe to $1,380, effective June 1, 2021.
Malin Nordin has been recruited as new Director of Strategy for Södra. She has extensive experience of strategy and business development from IKEA and will be responsible for Södra’s new strategy function. Malin will begin in her new position in June 2021.
Valmet will deliver a new evaporation line 3 for Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The new line will replace the oldest evaporation line 1 at the mill. The new evaporation plant is scheduled to start-up in the 1Q 2023.
Södra is acquiring Ture Johanssons Trävaru AB and AB Tenhults Impregneringsverk. The new sawmill and timber treatment facility will provide a better market for wood in a prioritised area and strengthen Södra’s customer offering in the Swedish building trade. It