Stora Enso have selected UMV as the supplier of an offline coating section to be installed at their Forshaga site. The delivery includes all equipment for application of dispersion barriers including mechanical installation, the order value are undisclosed. The new coating section design is a result of a close cooperation between the Stora Enso team and UMV Engineers. Start-up and commission will take place in the second quarter of 2021.
“The new coating section enables the development and production of sustainable packaging barriers, which will help our customers and consumers become more eco-friendly.” says Fredrik Werner, Plant Director Stora Enso Forshaga.
“This project strengthens UMV’s position as the technology leader in barrier coating and is also positive for the region to maintain as a center for know-how in the paper industry,” says Håkan Karlsson, managing director of UMV Coating Systems.