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Norske Skog ASA – Invitation to the opening ceremony for the new containerboard machine at Norske Skog Bruck


In connection with the start-up last week of containerboard production at Norske Skog Bruck, we invite press, investors and other interested parties to the official opening ceremony of our new containerboard machine at the Bruck industrial site on 22 June.

Norske Skog Bruck started its containerboard production last week, introducing 210 000 tonnes of competitive testliner and fluting capacity to meet the growing demand for renewable packaging. The production is based 100% on recycled fibre and will use steam from the new waste-to-energy plant, which opened in April 2022.

Norske Skog Bruck will start to deliver containerboard to customers in the second quarter. Full production utilisation of 95% is expected in the second half of 2025.

“We are excited to enter a new market. This represents a new era for Norske Skog and is a major step to become a leading independent European producer of high-quality, renewable, and environmentally produced containerboard. The new products illustrate the inherent potential of our industrial sites and will strengthen Norske Skog’s asset base and cash flow generation for decades ahead,” says Norske Skog’s CEO Sven Ombudstvedt.

Schedule for the opening ceremony (CEST) 22 June 2023:
11:00: Opening by Chairman of the Board, Geir Drangsland, and CEO, Sven Ombudstvedt
11:30: Guided tours and briefings by Mill Director, Enzo Zadra, and SVP Strategic Projects, Tore Hansesætre. As well as speeches by Austrian officials and other dignitary invitees
14:00: End of programme

Participants wishing to attend the opening ceremony are requested to meet at the Bruck industrial site at latest 10:45 CEST. Lunch and other refreshments will be served.

Address: Fabriksgasse 10, A-8600 Bruck a.d. Mur, Austria (two hours drive from
Vienna airport).

All in-person participants must confirm their attendance to:

For further information:

Norske Skog media:
Vice President Corporate Communication and Public Affairs
Carsten Dybevig
Mob: +47 917 63 117
Twitter: @Norske_Skog

Norske Skog Investor Relations:
Investor Relations Manager
Even Lund
Mob: +47 906 12 919


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