France will soon have a large plant of paper-less : that carried on by Essity to Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray (Seine-Maritime). And decided Essity, the Swedish group owner since 2012, this site of the suburbs of Rouen, where are manufactured a mass of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels, sold under retailers ‘ own brands.
The production shutdown is scheduled “by the end of 2018,” announced Essity Tuesday, July 31. It will result in the deletion of all posts, or 123 jobs. The machines should be dismantled, and the site sold empty to a potential buyer. The restructuring is expected to cost approximately 480 million Swedish crowns, the equivalent of 47 million euros, according Essity.