Smurfit Kappa shuts Mexican Cerro Gordo containerboard mill to install new shoe press

SAO PAULO , Jan. 19, 2012 (RISI) - 

Smurfit Kappa's Cerro Gordo containerboard mill, located in Ecatepec de Morelos city, Mexico, started a three-week shutdown on Jan. 9 in order to install a new press section, including a new shoe press, supplied by Voith.

RISI has learned repairs are being made on its PM 5, which has a production capacity of around 200,000 tonnes/yr of mainly recycled linerboard.

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