Metsä Board Husum mill, folding boxboard production line

Husum - Folding boxboard's new horizon

​Metsä Board's Husum mill’s new folding boxboard machine, BM1, was inaugurated in April 2016. The production of BM1 is targeted at the Americas and the food-service market globally.
6/2016 TEXT: METSÄ BOARD, PHOTO: METSÄ BOARD

Husum facts:

  • ​Port operated by Metsä Board employees
  • One vessel leaves for North America weekly
  • 765-metre dock, equipped with its own ice-breaker
  • Three vessels can berth simultaneously
  • Around 700 vessel calls per year
  • Mill started in 1919 as a pulp mill with capacity of 20,000 annual tonnes
  • 1972–1985 three paper machines were started up
  • New folding boxboard machine, BM1, started up at the beginning of 2016
  • Machine speed 1,000 m/min
  • The most modern FBB machine in Europe
  • Grammage range 175–350 g/m2
  • Machine width 6.6 m
  • Machine length 162 m
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