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UPM-Kymmene (Blandin Training Center)
121 3rd NW,
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Latitude: 47.235052 Longitude: -93.530257
This tour is free
UPM-Kymmene is one of the leading paper companies in the world. The company's businesses focus on magazine papers, newsprint, fine and speciality papers, converting materials, and wood products. The company has production in 17 countries and an extensive sales network comprising over 170 sales and distribution companies.
Millions of people around the world read newspapers and magazines, leaf through catalogues and browse books. The paper used to create them might well be from UPM-Kymmene. The paper that becomes a letter or a form, that's used to print out e-mail messages, or the envelope for advertising material may also be one of our products. Likewise, the paper used to make flour bags or industrial wrappings may easily have come from our mills. The price tag on that shirt you bought or the label on your cornflakes box might well be UPM-Kymmene paper. UPM-Kymmene offers a wide array of choices - welcome to our world of paper!
Tours are held June through August from 10am to 2pm Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. The tour takes about 1 hours. During the tour you will huge paper making machines in operation.
Must be 12 years of age and older.