Mercer International to boost capacity at Stendal pulp mill in Germany

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Mercer Stendal will debottleneck specific areas in the fiber and bleaching line to increase pulp output, Euwid reports. Capacity expansion project to be completed in 2022.

Mercer Stendal, subsidiary of Canada's Mercer Internationa, aims to accelerate the implementation of the Stendal740 capacity expansion project at its pulp mill in Arneburg, Germany. First announced in March 2018, the project aims to increase annual production capacity of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp at the mill from currently 675,000 t to 740,000 t.

The expansion project has been in implementation phase since the beginning of 2020.