30 Apr 2014

Norske Skog starts process of selling Walsum PM4

Norske Skog has appointed Van Tek as the exclusive broker for the sale and liquidation of the complete Walsum PM4 production line. The machine will be sold with a clause of not producing publication paper grades again.

Van Tek will take charge of all sales activities, on-site management of dismantling and clean-up work. The broker, headquartered in Vancouver in the state of Washington, USA, specializes in the sale of idled paper machines, pulp and paper mills, and is experienced in total site liquidation.

PM4 was permanently shut down in December 2013. PM4 is a 7.45 meter wide paper machine which started up 1985, and had annual production capacity of 225 000 tonnes LWC.

Norske Skog
Communications and Public Affairs

For further information:
Norske Skog media:
Vice President Corporate Communication   
Carsten Dybevig
Mob: +47 917 63 117
Norske Skog financial markets:
Vice President Investor Relations
Tom Rogn
Mob: +47 948 55 659

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.