SCA invests SEK90M in new incinerator at Ostrand pulp mill in Timra, Sweden, to increase cost savings and production capacity, reduce odors; commissioning in Q2 2023, incinerator will burn gases, methanol, convert chemical surplus for CTMP production

Sample article from our Pulp & Paper Industry

OSTRAND, Sweden , February 22, 2022 (press release) –

SCA invests MSEK 90 in the pulp mill in Östrand. The investment will lead to cost savings but also increase the factory's production capacity. The investment will also improve the local environment by reducing the risk of odour disturbances.

With the new incinerator, Östrand's pulp mill will burn strong gases and the surplus of methanol. The incinerator is in principle independent of the fact that other processes are in operation, which is why the gases can be burned in a stable way even in the event of operational disruptions.

Another major advantage of the incinerator is that it can convert the surplus of certain chemicals in the factory into another type of chemicals that the factory currently procures for the production of CTMP pulp.

The purchasing process has begun and will be completed during the winter. The plan for the incinerator is to be commissioned no later than the second quarter of next year.

* All content is copyrighted by Industry Intelligence, or the original respective author or source. You may not recirculate, redistrubte or publish the analysis and presentation included in the service without Industry Intelligence's prior written consent. Please review our terms of use.

See our dashboard in action - schedule an demo
Jason Irving
Jason Irving
- SVP Enterprise Solutions -

We offer built-to-order pulp & paper industry coverage for our clients. Contact us for a free consultation.

About Us

We deliver market news & information relevant to your business.

We monitor all your market drivers.

We aggregate, curate, filter and map your specific needs.

We deliver the right information to the right person at the right time.

Our Contacts

1990 S Bundy Dr. Suite #380,
Los Angeles, CA 90025

+1 (310) 553 0008

About Cookies On This Site

We collect data, including through use of cookies and similar technology ("cookies") that enchance the online experience. By clicking "I agree", you agree to our cookies, agree to bound by our Terms of Use, and acknowledge our Privacy Policy. For more information on our data practices and how to exercise your privacy rights, please see our Privacy Policy.