Limestone – a key ingredient of civilisation

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Investment transforms Otterbäcken into a new distribution hub

Three large silos have given the Port of Otterbäcken in Värmland, Sweden, a new skyline. They have also created brand new opportunities for SMA Mineral to quickly and efficiently provide the pulp and paper industry with lime products for its production processes. “A mixing and screening station in southern and central Sweden brings great benefits to our customers in the region,” says David Johansson, Logistics Manager at SMA Mineral.


9,000-year-old lime

Did you know that lime has been a part of human civilisation for thousands of years? How long exactly nobody knows, but floor structures dating back just over 9,000 years that used lime binders have been found in the Mediterranean countries. Mankind therefore needs lime in various forms and it enhances our quality of life – yesterday, today and tomorrow.