Correction in ARCTIC PAPER GROUP 1ST HALF OF 2014 PRESSRELEASE

In the press release published on September 1th there was a mistake referring to Euro-Graph regarding “decline in prices” the correct source of these figures should be RISI. We apologize for this and hope no damage was occurred. On our website the corrected press releases are now published.

Further information provided by:
Kaj Hansson
HR-manager, Arctic Paper S.A.
tel. (+46) 70 356 80 50
e-mail: kaj.hansson@arcticpaper.com

ARCTIC PAPER S.A. is a European producer of bulky book paper and high-quality graphic paper. The Group produces uncoated and coated wood-free paper and uncoated wood-containing paper for printers, book publishers, magazine publishers, the advertising sector and paper distributors. The Group’s product line includes well-known brands such as Amber, Arctic, G-Print, Munken, Pamo, L Print and AP-Tec.

The Group has four paper mills: at Kostrzyn in Poland, at Munkedal and Grycksbo in Sweden and at Mochenwangen in Germany. The total production capacity of the four paper mills in the Group is around 800,000 tonnes per year.
•    Arctic Paper Kostrzyn has production capacity of around 275,000 tonnes annually and produces mainly uncoated, wood-free paper for general printing uses, such as books, brochures, forms and envelopes.
•    Arctic Paper Munkedals has production capacity of around 160,000 tonnes per year and produces mainly high-quality, uncoated, wood-free paper, used primarily for books and advertising brochures.
•    Arctic Paper Mochenwangen has production capacity of around 95,000 tonnes per year and produces mainly uncoated, wood-containing paper, used primarily for books and flyers.
•    Arctic Paper Grycksbo has production capacity of around 265,000 tonnes per year and produces high-quality, coated paper, used for maps, books, magazines, posters and direct mail materials.

The Group is also the main shareholder in Rottneros (two pulp mills), with a combined production capacity of 410,000 tonnes per year.
•    The pulp plant in Vallvik, Sweden, has a production capacity of about 240,000 tonnes per year and produces two types of long-fibre sulphate pulp: fully bleached sulphate pulp and unbleached sulphate pulp.
•    The pulp plant in Rottneros, Sweden, has a production capacity of about 170,000 tonnes per year and produces mainly two types of mechanical pulp: groundwood and CTMP.

The distribution companies and sales offices handling the distribution of paper and marketing of the Group’s products are an important part of the Group. At present, the Group has 15 distribution companies and sales offices in Europe, providing access to all European markets and securing 20% of the European market for bulky book paper.

The Arctic Paper Group employs around 1,830 people. The headquarters of the international Group are in Poland. The largest shareholder of Arctic Paper S.A. is the Swedish company Trebruk AB (formerly Arctic Paper AB) which holds 59,7 % of all outstanding shares. The Arctic Paper Group has been listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange since October 2009 and since December 2012 on NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm.

Wednesday, 3 Sep, 2014