OREANDA-NEWS. April 04, 2014. UPM has chosen Voith Paper to supply the labelling materials production line at the UPM Changshu mill in China. The agreement covers the main machinery and finishing equipment for the new machine, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

“The technological know-how and competitive overall solution were decisive points for us to select Voith Paper as supplier. We are happy to start this project with them,” says Timo Heinonen, Project Director from UPM.

The new machine can produce 360,000 tonnes of labelling materials and uncoated woodfree speciality papers annually, and it will start up at the end of 2015.

UPM Paper Asia produces fine papers to Asian markets and label and packaging materials to global markets.