Premekon’s Significant Order for Stora Enso Oulu Progresses on Schedule

Stora Enso is investing approximately one billion euros to convert a decommissioned paper machine at the Oulu plant into a large-scale consumer packaging board line (Project O750). In a contract made in the fall of 2023, Premekon Oy was selected to supply platforms and steel structures for several parts of the project.

“Our contract includes the turnkey delivery of platforms for the BCTMP plant, bale pulping, Board Machine 6, and the WTP and ETP plants. This delivery is significantly large for Premekon’s order backlog and the largest contract we’ve ever made with Stora Enso,” said Sami Koikkalainen, Sales Manager at Premekon Oy.

Background of Long-term Partnership and Flexible TURNKEY Solution

Premekon has a history of delivering several large platform projects to various Stora Enso plants. For the Oulu Board Machine 7, water treatment facilities, and areas related to the OCO project, Premekon supplied both platforms and steel structures.

Premekon’s turnkey delivery includes the design, manufacturing, and installation of platforms and steel structures. The extremely tight schedule of the project has been met particularly thanks to Premekon’s efficient execution of the design process.

Nowadays, project schedules are increasingly tight, shortening the interval from design to installation. When all services are provided within the same company, we can quickly respond to changes and meet the customer’s goals.

Sami Koikkalainen, Sales Manager

Premekon’s work on the Oulu project began in January 2024, and the overall progress of the project is already approaching 80 percent. Currently, the largest tasks are underway in the areas of Board Machine 6 and the BCTMP plant, where Premekon’s workforce consists of about 20 workers. The delivery of Premekon’s part of the project is expected to be completed according to the original schedule in August 2024.