UPM-Kymmene's acquisition of Rexam Release completed

Archive 1.3.2001 0:00 EET

The deal between UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Rexam PLC, published on 21 December, 2000, whereby Lohja Group, part of UPM-Kymmene's Converting division, will acquire Rexam's siliconizing business Rexam Release is now completed. The business transition has taken place on 1 March, 2001.

The deal includes three production plants in the US and one in the Netherlands with a total turnover of USD 180 million in 1999.


UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Corporate Communications
1 March, 2001