April 11, 2016 - Kotkamills announced that Pirjo Eteläinen has been appointed Director, Consumer Boards. She replaces Christian Höglund, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Eteläinenwill be responsible for the operating result of the business unit and development of Kotkamills' sales and support network associated with the upcoming launch of the company's new board machine, BM2.
Kotkamills also announced that David Ingham has been appointed Global Sales Director, Consumer Boards.
Both appointments are made with immediate effect, Kotkamills said.
Kotkamills is in the process of converting a paper machine, PM2, for the production of recyclable folding boxboard and barrier board grades. The repurposed machine is expected to start up in June and will have an annual capacity of 400,000 tons per year.
Kotkamills is a forest products company based in Finland. The company specializes in laminating paper, coated bulky paper, sawn products and consumer boards (in 2016). To learn more, please visit: www.kotkamills.com.