pulp mills in FinlandUPM has invested EUR 22 million in improving environmental performance of its pulp mills in Finland

UPM has invested a total of EUR 22 million in the environmental performance of its Finnish pulp mills during the latest maintenance shutdowns. The recently completed shutdown at UPM Pietarsaari was the second of the spring, right after the one at UPM Kaukas in Lappeenranta. To ensure good performance, UPM shuts down the pulp mills for maintenance approximately every 18 months. At the same time development investments are made in, among other things, improved operational reliability and environmental performance.

petroleo ruso4El alza de los precios de los hidrocarburos puede desatar una crisis global

Gobiernos y empresarios del mundo estudian cómo resolver los problemas causados por la caída de inversiones energéticas y la guerra en Ucrania.Desde el inicio de la pandemia con su secuela de ruptura o debilitamiento del comercio mundial, el alza de precios de los hidrocarburos y el aumento de la inflación, agravados por la guerra en Ucrania, los gobiernos y empresas del mundo intentan resolver la crisis que múltiples factores interdependientes ha desencadenado.

upm loTwo friends, a shared hometown and a common dream

Two young ladies from Paso de los Toros shared a career path that has taken them back to their hometown.The lives of Agustina Ramos (22) and Azul Díaz (21) seem to have moved along parallel lines since they first met when they were 16 years old. Both hail from the city of Paso de los Toros in Uruguay and studied to be technologists in chemistry at the UTEC university in Paysandú.

upm eucaFull steam ahead

Significant infrastructure developments in port and railway operations are underway in Uruguay as construction of the UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill progresses. We have an update on how the work is proceeding.To ensure the efficiency, speed and safety of pulp transports from Uruguay to global markets, UPM is building a new pulp terminal at the Montevideo port. An improved and partly rebuilt railroad will connect the new mill near the city of Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay to the capital.

Las grandes petroleras están demandando a los países para bloquear acciones climáticas

Las grandes petroleras están usando una herramienta legal poco conocida para el público en general, argumentando que las acciones contra el cambio climático afectan sus ganancias.Los inversionistas en combustibles fósiles están adoptando una táctica legal nueva e intrépida en respuesta a los esfuerzos de los gobiernos del mundo para limitar el calentamiento global: acudirán a tribunales internacionales privados para denunciar que las políticas climáticas les están haciendo perder dinero de forma ilegal y, por tanto, merecen ser compensados.

upm euca online phenomenaRooted in sustainability

As demand for renewable materials such as wood fibre increases globally, UPM is stepping up its operations in Uruguay. How is the sustainability of its eucalyptus plantations ensured?.The global demand for pulp has increased and is expected to reach new heights in the coming years. The global megatrends driving the development are population growth, urbanisation, and changes in consumer behaviour.

upm euca onlinePulp is primed for the big time

From sustainability issues to hygiene habits, market pulp is making advances across the board.The global market for pulp is positively buzzing. Engineering and consulting company AFRY expects considerable growth in the global demand for market pulp – BSKP, BHKP, UKP, fluff, mechanical pulp and dissolving pulps – during the next decade or so. Global demand was 78 million tonnes in 2020 and that is expected to reach 108 million tonnes by 2035.