The reasons are the reduction of orders, as well as high costs for maintenance and operation of the line.
The vehicle shutdown is planned by the end of 2020 and will affect 40 employees at Hamburger Rieger Trostberg (Hamburger Containerboard Group). The company is now negotiating with union representatives.
The capacity of KDM No. 1 at the Hamburger Rieger Trostberg plant is 30 thousand tons of cardboard per year with a density of 350-900 g / m².
In January of this year, a fire broke out in the production hall of the enterprise, as a result of which six employees of the factory were easily injured. The cause of the fire was a technical malfunction of the MDM.