UPM Specialty Papers

UPM Specialty Papers serves growing markets with labelling materials globally, fine papers in Asia and flexible packaging in Europe. The operations consist of the UPM Changshu and UPM Tervasaari mills in China and Finland as well as labelling and packaging materials production lines at the UPM Jämsänkoski mill in Finland. A new speciality paper machine at the UPM Changshu mill started production in December 2015. The main customers are retailers, printers, publishers, distributors and paper converters.

​Our direction

  • In labelling materials, grwth to maintain global leadership positioning through strengthened partnerships with customers
  • In office papers, growth as one of the most preferred office paper suplliers in Asia
  • Widen product offering in specialties and through new product development

Our strengths

  • Strong market position, competitive products and world-class assets
  • Extensive experience in high-quality release liners and face papers
  • Office papers in Asia Pacific with exstensive distribution network and strong brands in China
  • Reliable supplier with exceptional customer service globally
  • Recognised industry leader in sustainability and environmental excellence

UPM Specialty Papers value created 

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Growth drivers


Key figures

​Sales, EURm​1,336
​Comparable EBIT, EURm​152
​% of sales​11.4
​Capital employed (average), EURm​885
​Comparable ROCE, %​17.2
​Personnel on 31 December​1,949


Business areas

Driving for top performance in all business areas

UPM as an investment

Targeting attractive total return

Financial targets

Profitability improved in 2017