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Sappi North America invests $25 Million for upgrades in its Somerset Mill Woodyard, Maine

Sappi North America invests $25 Million for upgrades in its Somerset Mill Woodyard, Maine

Introduction:

Sappi North America, leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products announced that it will move forward with a $25 million capital project to update its Somerset Mill woodyard.

Features:

This $25 Million investment plan will allow the company to modernize the wood debarking, chipping and chip distribution systems. This capital investment will improve reliability, reduce white wood losses and costs as well as enhance efficiency gains through the increased production of wood chips.

The commissioning of the new system will be complete by the end of November 2017, following a temporary woodyard shutdown for installation. Specifically, upgrades will be made to the log infeed, debarker, chipper, chip transfer system, woodroom controls and bark handling.

Specifications:

Company Name Sappi North America
Location Maine
Type Upgrade
Estimated Cost $25 Million

 

Source : sappi.com 

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