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MANUFACTURER NEWS

11/21/2014

Holmen: New product reduces newsprint capacity

Holmen Paper is launching a new product in the SC segment in spring 2015, which will reduce the company’s production of newsprint. “This new initiative will quickly bring about a significant change in newsprint volumes,” comments sales and marketing director Karolina Svensson. more...
11/18/2014

Finnish Forest Industries: Production volumes nearly unchanged

In January-September, forest industry pulp and graphic paper production volumes fell slightly compared to the corresponding period in 2013. Wood products and plywood production increased. Paperboard production remained unchanged compared to the previous year. more...
11/14/2014

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UPM: Plans to reduce 800,000 t of publication paper capacity

UPM is introducing a new profit improvement target with an annualised impact of EUR 150 million by the end of 2015. The target includes savings in variable and fixed costs in all UPM businesses as well as planned capacity closures in the European paper business, which continues to suffer from overcapacity. more...


PEOPLE NEWS

11/21/2014

Finnish Forest Industries: Introducing vision reaching up to 2025

One year ago, the Finnish Forest Industries Federation launched a project that had the goal of defining a vision for the sector that extends up to the year 2025. This vision was now published and crystallises in the pledge Evolving forest industry – prosperous bioeconomy. more...
11/11/2014

Finnish Forest Industries: Jussi Pesonen elected as Chairman

The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation has elected Jussi Pesonen, the President and CEO of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, as its Chairman for 2015. more...
10/14/2014

Stora Enso: New Executive Vice President Sourcing

Stora Enso has appointed Johanna Hagelberg as Executive Vice President Sourcing as of 1 November 2014. This is a new role in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team. more...


SUPPLIERS NEWS

11/18/2014

Valmet: On-site paper machine roll coating service in Japan

Valmet has signed a license agreement with Tocalo to manufacture for the Japanese market Valmet's DryOnyx H on-site release coating for drying cylinder applications for paper machines. more...
11/18/2014

Valmet: Energy recovery exceeded expectations at Sofidel, Italy

The first installation of Valmet's innovative Advantage ReTurne energy recovery system was recently started up at Sofidel's mill Delicarta Valdottavo, Italy and has already proved to fully meet the expectations. more...
11/11/2014

Andritz: Pressurized refining system to Mexican MDF customer

Andritz has received an order from Maderas y Sintéticos de México to deliver a chip washing system and a 54”-1CP pressurized refining system to the MDF production site in Los Morales, Mexico. Start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2016. more...

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