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Kotkamills’ Consumer Board products soon available across Europe
 

Kotkamills has formed its European sales network for their upcoming folding boxboard and barrier board products. With 13 sales representatives in over 30 countries, Kotkamills can now offer personal service through local presence all over Europe.

The newly formed sales network consists of 13 sales representatives covering over 30 countries. A local sales network is at the core of Kotkamills’ strategy, as its new consumer board machine is to start production later this summer in Kotka, Finland.

The network allows Kotkamills to be present where the customers are and to provide a local service.

“We have carefully chosen our sales representatives for our main market, where we are entering with our new FBB and barrier boards,” says Pirjo Eteläinen, Director of Kotkamills Consumer Boards.

According to Eteläinen, the key is to offer excellent local service to all customers, especially those who demand a quick and reliable service.

“It is crucial that our sales agents understand our product as well as the needs of our customers. We need to have proficient representatives to be able to communicate our new product range and to serve our customers in the best ways possible. We believe we have succeeded in building the right team.”

Many of the sales representatives are already familiar with Kotkamills’ paper customers. In the UK and Ireland markets, for example, Kotkamills Consumer Boards has now teamed up with Crossleys, with whom Kotkamills has cooperated since 2011.

“We are delighted to have been appointed as the UK and Ireland sales representative for the new Kotkamills Consumer Board products. Their unique technology and local service are definitely greeted with anticipation in the market,” says Jonathan Blundell, Sales Manager at Crossleys.

Kotkamills is investing over 150 million euros to convert its printing paper machine into consumer boards’ production. The new machine, starting production in the end of June, is a first of its kind. It will bring to the market board with dispersion barrier coating applied online with board production. This brings a fully recyclable, renewable and repulpable alternative to PE coated board.
 

Further information:
Pirjo Eteläinen, Director, Consumer Boards
tel. +358 5 210 1204
pirjo.etelainen(at)kotkamills.com

 

UK, Ireland

Frank Crossley & Son Ltd
Jonathan Blundell
tel. +44 (0)7803 874 655
jonathan(at)crossleys.net
www.crossleys.net


Austria, Germany, Switzerland

Optenhögel GmbH
Kai Optenhögel
tel. +49 22 04 7 67 01 10
kai(at)optenhoegel.de
www.optenhogel.de

 

Balkan countries, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Ukraine

POLO Handels AG
Florian Binder-Krieglstein
tel. +43 1 712 70 90
f.binder-krieglstein(at)polo-ag.com
www.polo-ag.com


Baltic countries, Scandinavia

Alphab Paper & Board AB
Anders Lindh
tel. +46 708 424 280
anders(at)alphab.se
www.alphab.se


Benelux

Meeus & co
Frank Boels
tel. +32 478 727 323
f.boels(at)meeus.be


Czech Republic and Slovakia

HQ Max s.r.o.
Jarmila Zemanova
tel. +421 903 718 446
jarmila.zemanova(at)hqmax.sk


France

PLS International
Guy Mallinson
tel. +33 (0)1 47 55 72 75
guy.mallinson(at)pls-international.fr

 

Greece & Cyprus

Stark Paper SPE
Stelios Tzedakis
tel. +30 6947704190
info(at)starkpaper.com
www.starkpaper.com


Italy

SAPII Srl
Michelangelo Anderlini
tel. +39 48 2212 762
info(at)sapii.com


Poland

Bjornberg1781 AG
Jacek Materkowski
tel. +48 608 647 648
jacek.materkovsk(at)bjornberg1781.com


Portugal, Spain

Polypaper, S.L.
Petr Groh
tel. +34 628 943 872
petr.groh(at)secopa.es
 

Russia

Sergei Gusev
tel. + 372 5765 9354
sergei.gusev(at)kotkamills.ru

 

Turkey

FINEKS AS
Tamer Alkan
tel. +90 532 21 85 48
tameralkan(at)fineks.com

 

 

 

 

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