Umka Cardboard Mill
Umka d.o.o. – Cardboard Mill, is producing recycled cardboard ("white-lined chipboard") in the following qualities GD2 – Umka Color (230-500gsm), GD3 – Umka Pak (230-450gsm) and GT2 – Umka Special (280-500gsm) with a total annual production capacity of 130.000 mt/year.
Recycled cardboard has a wide range of applications in the food and beverage, confectionary, pharmaceutical, chemical, tobacco and spare parts industry. The board is also used for lamination in the production of transport packaging.
Board is produced in sheets and reels, depending on the customer’s request. The width of the cardboard machine is 320cm.
For many years, beside Serbia and EX-YU countries, the mill is successfully selling its products to customers from 28 European countries. Among the most important export markets are countries like Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Greece, Hungary, Italy and Germany. Further plans for capacity increases will enable growth in the markets where the mill is already present, as well as opening of new ones.
2020-2024 In the upcoming four years, Umka cardboard mill, plans to invest around 40 million euros in modernisation and improvement of the existing production technology, as well as in a system for biological water treatment. The aim of this investment cycle is to further develop production capacity, while preserving the eco system in its environment. […]
– 80 years of success – First cardboard manufacturing site in Umka was established in 1939, only to be replaced in 1967 with a first cardboard machine with capacity of 20.000t. Another landmark in history of Umka Cardboard Mill is 1978, when comprehensive machine reconstruction took place that enabled increase in capacity and production of […]
In October 2018, Umka Cardboard Mill completed the second stage of the investment cycle. The reconstruction included the drying part, press part, as well as the modernization of the steam and condensate system aimed at increasing the drying capacity which used to be the “bottleneck” on the road to further boosting the production capacity. The […]