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Poninka paper mill increases production of cardboard containers by 30% in Jan-Feb

KYIV. March 14 (Interfax-Ukraine) – A major Ukrainian manufacturer of corrugated cardboard – Poninka Cardboard and Paper Mill-Ukraine (Khmelnytsky region) in January-February 2023 increased production of corrugated packaging by almost 30% compared to the same period in 2022, to 12.41 million square meters.

According to the statistics of the UkrPapir association provided to Interfax-Ukraine, the mill continues to be among the top three leaders in the production of these products after the Kyivsky Cardboard and Paper and Trypilsky Packaging Plants and is still the leader in terms of growth rates.

As reported, according to the data collected by the association from the main enterprises of the industry, a total of 78.5 million square meters of cardboard boxes were produced in Ukraine in two months – only 0.6% less than in almost pre-war January-February last year.

According to UkrPapyr, in total, Poninka Cardboard and Paper Mill-Ukraine produced goods worth UAH 417.44 million in two months, which is 27.9% more than a year earlier.

Production of paper also increased by 21.6%, to 107 tonnes, and the production of containerboard by 12.4%, to 11,540 tonnes.