A green future for Mondi Świecie

Publication Date:

08 June 2016

he Green Świecie project at Mondi’s containerboard mill in Poland is one of the packaging and paper Goup’s largest ongoing investments. The state-of-the-art facilities are being installed in two modernisation steps to improve the mill’s environmental performance.

“Once complete, the upgrade will enable Mondi Świecie to achieve greater energy efficiency and ultimately become 100% self-sufficient in electricity. Green Świecie is expected to reduce the mill’s CO2 emissions at the same time, further contributing to our corporate commitment to sustainable development,” says Maciej Kunda, Managing Director Mondi Świecie SA.[1]

Sustainable. Every day. State-of-the-art green energy project

Green Świecie Phase I is a €166 million investment scheduled for completion this year. It includes the installation of a new recovery boiler and turbine (both in service already), and the replacement of two coal-fired boilers with a biofuel boiler. Mondi will also be investing €94 million in Green Świecie Phase II, which is scheduled for completion in early 2017. This investment will significantly increase the mill’s paper production capacity, ensuring full utilisation of the recovery boiler.

Outlining the project’s benefits and green credentials, Maciej Kunda explains, “Thanks to these investments, Mondi Świecie will be able to enter a low carbon energy generating era and be able to increase its supply of green energy to the grid. In addition to increasing the efficiency of energy generation, the new recovery boiler will emit significantly less dust than the original unit. All biofuel boilers obtain part of their fuel from by-products of the pulp process and residues from forestry operations, with the addition of sawdust and agricultural by-products resulting in low-carbon electricity.”

Green Świecie exemplifies best practice in green mill management and operations. Overall, Mondi’s energy investments over the last years, in recovery boilers mainly using biomass, will ensure that its mills are increasingly energy self-sufficient.

 

 


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Waltraud Seiner
Head of Marketing Packaging Paper
Tel: +43 1 790 13 4754
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Elisabeth Dock
Communication Manager Packaging Paper
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About Mondi Containerboard

Mondi Containerboard is a business segment of the business unit Packaging Paper and a leading international supplier of virgin and recycled containerboard. Within its broad product portfolio, Mondi Containerboard offers a range of appearance papers to satisfy the requirements of both customers and end-users as regards strength, high durability, excellent runnability on corrugators, and high-class printability. It also supplies a full range of kraft grades and, within the Semi Chem portfolio, solutions for packaging applications that are both stable and resistant to moisture. The Recycled range, consisting of 100% environmentally sound paper solutions, rounds off the Mondi Containerboard product portfolio.

 

Customer focused. Every day.

Mondi’s virgin and recycled containerboard is used to make corrugated packaging, primarily designed to protect customers’ products along the value chain and display them at the point-of-sale. With five production sites and a strong sales and logistics network, Mondi Containerboard is well positioned to offer customers a wide range of customised paper solutions. It attaches high priority to customer service, which is delivered through a broad variety of technical seminars and training sessions, technical support, assistance with product optimisation, and full-scale corrugator audits. Mondi Containerboard fulfils customers’ needs, every day.

 

Innovative. Every day.

Mondi Containerboard fosters innovative research and cutting-edge technology. Its commitment is reflected in the work of its Print Competence Centre where customised state-of-the-art printing solutions are developed. In addition, the team of specialists at our Food Safety Laboratory develop optimised solutions that meet highest requirements for food contact and other sensitive applications.

 

We are Mondi. IN TOUCH EVERY DAY. 

At Mondi, our products protect and preserve the things that matter.

Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, employing around 25,000 people across more than 30 countries. Our key operations are located in central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa. We offer over 100 packaging and paper products, customised into more than 100,000 different solutions for customers, end consumers and industrial end uses - touching the lives of millions of people every day. In 2015, Mondi had revenues of €6.8 billion and a return on capital employed of 20.5%.

The Mondi Group is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain - from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and compound plastics, to developing effective and innovative industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Our innovative technologies and products can be found in a variety of applications including hygiene components, stand-up pouches, super-strong cement bags, clever retail boxes and office paper. Our key customers are in industries such as automotive; building and construction; chemicals; food and beverage; home and personal care; medical and pharmaceutical; packaging and paper converting; pet care; and office and professional printing.

Mondi has a dual listed company structure, with a primary listing on the JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker code MND and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc, under the ticker code MNDI.

For us, acting sustainably makes good business sense and is part of the way we work every day. We have been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index since 2007.

Mondi has a dual-listed company structure, with a primary listing on the JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker code MND and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc under the ticker code MNDI.

For us, acting sustainably makes good business sense and is part of the way we work every day. We have been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series since 2008 and the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index since 2007.

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