Sampsa Veijalainen

Sampsa Veijalainen

Senior Product Manager,Mill Intelligence

Sampsa carries out cost competitiveness analysis of pulp, paper and packaging mills as part of RISI’s Mill Intelligence team. In addition to cash manufacturing costs, he also specializes in investment and capital cost estimates and has contributed to various studies on graphic paper machine conversions, risk of closure, and specialty papers. Prior to joining RISI, he worked in various manufacturing and R&D positions at pulp and paper mills in both Latin America and Europe. He holds a Master’s Degree in Pulp and Paper Technology from Finland.


Asset Quality and Cost Competitiveness of Chinese Containerboard Mills

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:00

This presentation will introduce the global containerboard market from a mill intelligence perspective covering diverse topics such as regional product share, fiber and energy mix, carbon dioxide emissions, as well as discuss the main cost drivers in containerboard production. A special focus will be given to Chinese mills and how they compare in size and technical capability in the global scale. The last section will discuss recent market events and input cost development in the fast-changing Chinese recycled containerboard market.