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18.01.2018

Hamburger Turkey has purchased new paper machine from Valmet for paper mill inTurkey

Hamburger Turkey Ltd., part of Hamburger Containerboard, has purchased a new paper machine from Valmet for its recently announced paper mill project in Kütahya, Turkey. The Prinzhorn Group intends to double in size by 2030. The Valmet machine will have a width of 7,80m and an annual production capacity of 480.000 tonnes containerboard. It will produce mainly light-weight Testliner and Fluting. “With Valmet we already had positive experience in the past. The environmentally friendly technology and the outstanding production capabilities convinced us to partner up again. more...
17.01.2018

Valmet to supply a repeat order of OptiConcept M board production line

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M board production line with automation for Pratt Paper (IN), LLC for Pratt's new greenfield paper mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance linerboard and corrugated medium. more...
17.01.2018

Four successful start-ups of Voith XcelLine tissue machines at Lee & Man

The new Voith XcelLine tissue machine TM 12 was started up at Guangdong Lee & Man, taking only 28 minutes from “stock on wire” to “paper on reel”. From the very first parent roll produced, the tissue was of saleable quality. TM 12 was the fourth XcelLine tissue machine that was launched by Voith for Lee & Man in 2017; the previous three were TM 9, TM 10 and TM 11. more...
12.01.2018

EcoWipes invests in technology from Trützschler and Voith

EcoWipes is a young, innovative company that has become a leading manufacturer and converter of private label products for the hydro- entangled nonwoven segment. The firm, which is located to the north of Warsaw, Poland was established in 2009 and has now already ordered its third nonwovens production line. more...
11.01.2018

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started up a new TT SYD at its Laverton North mill

Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer on ET3 at its Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. The rebuilt tissue machine started producing high quality tissue paper immediately after start-up. more...
10.01.2018

Martti Asunta continues as Chairman of Metsäliitto Cooperative Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative elected in its constituent meeting Martti Asunta, M.Sc. (Forestry), to continue as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2005 and Chairman since 2008. more...
09.01.2018

Market launch for Sappi's Fusion Uncoated Announced

Sappi expands its container board product range and with Fusion Uncoated, offers an uncoated fresh fibre liner in the corrugated board market. With the development of Sappi’s Fusion Uncoated, a fully bleached fresh fibre liner, the specialist paper manufacturer is continuing to expand its product offering for the high-volume corrugated board market. Fusion Uncoated is based on the paper concept for the already very successful Fusion Topliner. In contrast to the double-coated Fusion Topliner, Fusion Uncoated has a natural, uncoated surface. Ideal applications include corrugated board and carton packaging, requiring a high white appearance for the topliner, inner liner and fluting. more...
08.01.2018

BillerudKorsnäs is impacted by shortage of pulpwood due to wet, mild winter

The root cause of the shortage of pulp wood is the unusually wet and mild start of the winter. Normal winters the ground freezes which allows for efficient forestry. At present, forestry machines cannot be used in the forests in certain areas. In addition, the possibility of driving on the forest road network is limited in some areas, which also reduces the flow of wood. The situation is the same in the Nordic countries, western Russia and the three Baltic states. more...
02.01.2018

Appointment of bankruptcy trustee in Norske Skog companies

Oslo Byfogdembete (Oslo Bankruptcy Court) has on 19 December and 20 December 2017, appointed lawyer Tom Hugo Ottesen as bankruptcy trustee for the following companies: Norske Skogindustrier ASA Norske Treindustrier AS Norske Skog Holding AS Lysaker Invest AS Norske Skog Eiendom AS more...
02.01.2018

International Paper Completes Transfer of Their North America Consumer Packaging Business to Graphic Packaging

International Paper announced that it has completed the transfer of its North America Consumer Packaging business to Graphic Packaging. As a result of the transaction, Graphic Packaging has assumed $660 million of IP debt. IP now holds a 20.5% ownership interest in the subsidiary of Graphic Packaging that holds the assets of the combined business. more...

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