St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 November 2011 -- During the first three quarters of 2011, the companies of Ilim Group in the northwest of Russia (Koryazhma Branch in the Arkhangelsk Oblast and Ilim Gofra corrugated box plant in the Leningrad Oblast) manufactured 800,000 tons of pulp and paper products, which is 6% over the same period of 2010.
This includes 266,000 tons of market pulp, which is an 8% increase over the first three quarters of 2010.
Market containerboard production has gained 2%, reaching 364,000 tons.
Paper output has reached 170,000 tons. This is 14% above the first nine months of 2010. This includes 61,000 tons of sack paper, 75,000 tons of offset paper, and 34,000 tons of paper for wallpaper manufacturing purposes.
OAO Ilim Gofra has manufactured 90,163,000 m2 of products (corrugated board and boxes), increasing the output by 25%.