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11.08.2017

Andritz to supply a sludge handling system to Monalisa

Andritz has received an order from Monalisa Co. Ltd., Seoul, South Korea, to supply the key components for a new sludge dewatering process to be installed at its tissue production line in Jeonju. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2017. more...
11.08.2017

Harvesting for Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill begins

Harvesting wood for the needs of the bioproduct mill in Äänekoski started today, on 11 August 2017. Until now, wood has been delivered to the old pulp mill and for the test runs of the new mill. The bioproduct mill start-up will begin in mid-August 2017. more...
10.08.2017

Valmet completed shutdown of Klabin paper mill

Valmet has completed the annual shutdown of Klabin S.A. Monte Alegre paper mill in Brazil successfully. The agreement covered the entire shutdown project from planning and execution to a safe start-up. The shutdown took place between April 24 - May 5, 2017, and included close to 500 employees from Valmet and its sub-contractors. more...
09.08.2017

Navigator selects Voith tissue machine for Cacia, Portugal

The Navigator Company continues its expansion in the tissue sector and signs a contract with Voith for the supply of a new XcelLine tissue machine. The production line is designed to sustainably produce high-quality tissue paper maximizing the usage of slush Eucalyptus pulp. The new tissue facility will be integrated in the existing Cacia site in Portugal, where the company operates one of the biggest pulp production plants in Europe. more...
02.08.2017

Sustainable packaging from eucalyptus trees

Specialist packaging solutions provider, Parkside, has expanded its sustainable packaging range with the launch of Ooh-la- la tea biscuits, a new share bag manufactured with a substrate utilising eucalyptus tree. more...
31.07.2017

New mill will turn E. Washington wheat straw from waste to resource

According to the Seattle Times, this "Expensive project could be “a very big deal” in terms of economic impact in sparsely populated Columbia County, where nearby farms generate 4 million tons of unused wheat straw annually." more...
28.07.2017

Changes in Valmet's Executive Team

The following appointments are made as of October 1, 2017. Jukka Tiitinen is appointed Area President, Asia Pacific. Jukka is currently holding the position of Business Line President, Services at Valmet. Aki Niemi is appointed Business Line President, Services Business Line. more...
28.07.2017

Koehler Paper: Ensuring Growth with Record Investments

Total investments amounting to half a billion Euro will be made, with more than half of that dedicated to flexible packaging more...
27.07.2017

Glatfelter Announces Cost Reduction Measures in Its Specialty Papers Business Unit

The changes include the shutdown of Paper Machine 24 (“PM24”) at the Company’s Chillicothe, OH, facility, the elimination of approximately 50 affected hourly positions at the facility, and a reduction of 70 salaried positions across the business unit. The PM24 shutdown will remove approximately 80,000 tons, or 10%, of capacity from the Specialty Papers Business Unit and reduce the Chillicothe facility’s exposure to purchased pulp. The Company plans for production to be absorbed by the remaining seven paper machines in the business unit. more...
26.07.2017

Canfor Pulp to invest about $105 million in Northwood and Taylor Pulp Mill

The Northwood project will install a new 32 megawatt condensing turbo-generator for an estimated cost of $65 million. The Taylor project will upgrade the refining line for an estimated cost of $40 million. The Taylor project will be partially funded through BC Hydro’s conservation program incentives. more...

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