The sale of UPM-Kymmene's PE-film and sack business to RKW completed

Archive 2.1.2001 0:00 EET

The deal between UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Rheinische Kunststoffwerke GmbH (RKW) where UPM-Kymmene on 4 September, 2000 announced to sell its PE-film and sack business-part of Rosenlew has been finalized. The transition took place on 1 January, 2001.

The deal included Rosenlew plants in Pori, Finland and in Ville-le-Marclet, France. The turnover of the plants was about EUR 74 million in 1999.

For further information:
Mr. Pentti Kallio, President, UPM Converting, tel +358 204 150015
Mr. Tapio Wartiovaara, Managing Director, Rosenlew, tel +358 204 150481
Mr. Peter Fleissner, Managing Director, RKW, tel +49 6241 300144

UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Corporate Communications
2 January, 2001