Munksjö inaugurates a new crepe machine in order to extend the electrotechnical paper product offering
Helsinki, Finland, 2015-09-17 08:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE, 17 September 2015, at 8.00 a.m. CEST
Munksjö inaugurates a new crepe machine in order to extend the electrotechnical
paper product offering
Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced paper products, today
inaugurates a new crepe machine at its production facility in Jönköping,
Sweden. The mill is part of Munksjö's business area Industrial Applications.
Electrotechnical paper is mainly used in the electric transmission and
distribution industry. The new machine will enable Munksjö to better meet both
current and future customer needs in addition to the wide range of insulating
kraft paper products already offered and supplied.
The new crepe machine will double Munksjö's production capacity of
electrotechnical insulating crepe kraft paper and will be the only machine in
the world able to produce up to 3,000 mm in width. The paper is mainly used in
the bushing industry. The investment is part of the business area's strategic
"Through the inauguration of the new machine we continue to lead innovations in
the technology of insulating paper. Munksjö has always been at the forefront of
innovation within specialty paper which has been enabled through our own
production of specialty pulp for electrical insulation." says Martin Lundqvist,
President Electrotechnical Paper.
Munksjö started to manufacture electrotechnical paper in 1909 and has since
then developed many innovative products for the electric transmission and
distribution industry. Today, Munksjö's paper is used on all continents: in
submarine cables at the bottom of the English Channel, in the deserts of Saudi
Arabia and in South America's hydroelectric plants.
Munksjö's electrotechnical papers are advanced paper products and the customer
requirements are individual. There are no standard products in Munksjö's
offering and the electrotechnical paper is manufactured and converted according
to specific customer needs and also fulfills the requirements of relevant
For more information, please contact:
Dan Adrianzon, President Industrial Applications, tel. +46 708 30 33 88
Martin Lundqvist, President Electrotechnical Paper, tel. +46 725 05 68 47
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