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UPM Kymi mill to permanently close down two machines.

UPM KYMI MILL TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE DOWN TWO MACHINES. UPM, Helsinki, Finland announced that negotiations with employee representatives related to closing down the mill's Number 1 and Number 2 paper machines have been concluded at the UPM Kymi paper mill in Finland. Due to unprofitable operations, the machines will be closed down by the end 2005. Built in 1935 and 1936, the machines produce bleached machine-glazed kraft papers and are the oldest at the Kymi mill.

IN OTHER UPM NEWS:

* UPM's Forestry and Wood Sourcing organizations in Finland and Central Europe have been granted an FSC chain of custody certificate. The organizations already have a PEFC certified chain of custody.

* UPM's Pietarsaari pulp mill and Rauma paper mill in Finland as well as the German Nordland Papier paper mill have also received FSC chain of custody certificates. The mills also have PEFC chain of custody.
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