Delfortgroup invests more than Euro 150 million in paper mill in Czech Republic

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017

Delfortgroup invests more than Euro 150 million into a new paper machine at its paper mill in Olšany, Czech Republic, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

With this investment Delfortgroup will extend its leading position in the thin, lightweight paper industry and will support its customers in fulfilling growing demands in a complex business environment. The new paper machine will be equipped with the most modern features and will set new standards in the world of specialty papers.

The machine will start operations within the next two years, which will increase the need for technical experts. The company plans to create more than 30 new jobs for specialists.

Together with the state-of-the-art machine and the best trained experts of OP papírna, Delfortgroup will provide existing, well appreciated paper grades. At the same time, the new machine will support the production of innovative, high-engineered and leading paper solutions of uncoated and surface treated wood free paper specialties in the future.

The new manufacturing line will be installed along with Olšany and Tervakoski current PM’s. This will offer Delfortgroup’s thin, lightweight business a unique opportunity to combine strengths across two mills and three paper machines.

Delfortgroup is the global innovation leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of special and functional papers.

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