Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia 24 May 2013 -- From January to March 2013 Koryazhma Mill (Arkhangelsk Oblast) has manufactured 276,000 tons of pulp and paper products. This is 1% more as compared to the similar period of the previous year.
This includes 93,000 tons of market pulp, a 2 percent increase against the first three months of 2012.
Market containerboard production has gained 1% to reach 126,000 tons.
Paper production has lost 2% and amounted to 58,000 tons. The Mill produced 20,000 tons of sack paper, 32,000 tons of offset paper, 5,000 tons of wallpaper.
Pulp cooking has grown by 1%, totaling 289,000 tons in the first quarter.
OAO Ilim Gofra, corrugated box business of Ilim Group in the Leningrad Oblast, produced 32 million sq.meters of corrugated products, with 9% increase against the similar period of the last year.
Own harvesting has increased by 6% with 568,000 cubic meters of wood harvested in the first three months of 2012.