UPM Steyrermühl

UPM Steyrermühl is located in Austria, some 60 kilometers from Linz and 70 kilometers from Salzburg. The Steyrermühl paper mill was founded in 1868. Today 400 people are working at the site - distributed among paper mill, saw mill and affiliated companies.


Steyrermühl, Austria


400 (total on site)


300,000 t/a

Product types

Newsprint & Machine finished specialty papers (MFS)

UPM EcoBasic, UPM News, UPM EcoPrime, UPM Brite




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Mill technology & Sustainability

0 %
non-recyclable waste
Reduction of fossil carbon dioxide emissions from power plants from 2010 to 2019.
38 %
Reduction in wastewater volume between 2010 and 2019.


District heating Laakirchen 

KELAG Energie & Wärme GmbH has been operating the district heating network in Laakirchen since 1990. Every year, around 22 million kilowatt hours of heat for radiators and hot water are supplied to customers. "With our pre-supplier UPM, we are able to provide our customers with environmentally friendly district heating on a long-term and secure basis," says Adolf Melcher, Managing Director of KELAG Energie & Wärme GmbH. "UPM is not only our heat provider, but also a major district heating customer. We provide the UPM buildings with district heating. Furthermore, many of our housing and industrial companies’ buildings, as well as the paper-making school are connected to our network. The city of Laakirchen itself is also one of our major heat customers in Laakirchen," Melcher explains. 




  • EMAS – EU Eco-management and Audit Scheme 
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System Standard 
  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management System Standard 
  • ISO 50001 – Energy Management System Standard 
  • ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety System 
  • PEFC/02-31-80 Chain of Custody – Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification
  • FSC®-C014719 Chain of Custody – Forest Stewardship Council®

All certificates can be found from UPM’s Certificate finder 


On-site services

In addition to the paper mill and sawmill, subsidiaries and associated companies at Steyrermühl act in matters of sustainability:

Together with our partner Heinzel Paper we operate a waste disposal.

The heat generated during paper production is used in district heating. The company responsible for this, the EEVG, also supplies Cinerit, a substance for soil stabilization on large construction sites such as retention basins for flood protection.

Steyrermühl Logistik & Recycling GmbH deals with waste paper and logistics. It collects, sorts, sells, processes or reuses it: Paper can be reused up to seven times - this is why a proportion of waste paper is also used in paper production.


Contact us

UPM-Kymmene Austria GmbH 

UPM Steyrermühl 
Fabriksplatz 1 
4662 Laakirchen 
Tel: +43 7613 8900-0 
E-Mail: info.steyrermuhl@upm.com 

Steyrermühl Sägewerksgesellschaft m.b.H. Nfg KG 
Fabriksplatz 1 
4662 Laakirchen 
Tel.: +43 7613 8900-0 
E-Mail: saw.ste@upm.com 


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