Uruguay authorizes UPM to increase its production level to meet capacity of its mill in Fray Bentos as per the company's request in 2011; UPM says it has complied with all government requirements
June 12, 2014
– UPM Fray Bentos pulp mill has complied with all requirements set forth by the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Land Planning of Uruguay and therefore has been authorised to increase its production level to meet the mill capacity as per the company's request in 2011.
This resolution supports UPM Pulp Business to grow according to their customer needs. It also benefits the growth and development of Uruguay’s forest sector.
Industry Intelligence Inc. editor's note: In an Oct. 2, 2013, press release, UPM said Uruguay had granted permission for it to increase the annual production at its Fray Bentos mill "from the current 1.1 million to 1.2 million tonnes."