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Sappi decided to give up the uncoated paper business in the United States and close the mobile factory

South Africa pulp and Paper Industry Corporation (Sappi) said on May 5 that it had made a final decision: to give up the uncoated paper business in the United States and close the mobile factory in Alabama

the plant is part of the business of Sappi high-end cultural paper North America. The company had previously said that it would close the plant, but it needed final review. In the next few months, all three paper machines in the factory will be permanently shut down, and all businesses of the factory will be terminated. The specific schedule has not been determined, but in the most widely used conventional plastic granulator equipment, the plant shutdown will be completed before the middle of December. The company has not yet made a decision on the disposal of the plant land and equipment to enhance the environmental awareness of consumers

the closure of the plant will enable Sappi to focus on its core business of cold insulation materials - coating high-end cultural paper

the main products of the factory are spectratech uncoated paper, which is used for commercial printing. In addition, lusterprint, a high gloss paper for pet food packaging, is also produced. Its annual production capacity is about 300000 tons

the company plans to transfer the production of lusterprint to other places

Sappi high grade cultural paper North America is part of Sappi, the world's largest manufacturer of coated chemical pulp paper. The group produces paper in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United States. It has factories in Muskegon, Michigan, Skowhegan and Westbrook, Maine

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