MANUFACTURER NEWS

19.07.2016

UPM and BEE into agreement on renewable energy supply to UPM Hürth mill

UPM has entered into a conditional agreement with Blue Energy Europe (BEE) for the supply of heat for its Hürth mill in the Cologne area in Germany. The deal is expected to be finalised during the first half of 2017 at the latest. more...
19.07.2016

Smurfit Kappa wins Scanstar 2016 Packaging Award

Smurfit Kappa Denmark was awarded its Scanstar for new and improved transport packaging for sheets of bended aluminium, on behalf of waterproofing company Icopal. Rather than a traditional square box, the new box has been designed at an angle around the primary product, yet still maintains the same level of protection. This new design however uses 24% less board reducing material costs and provides significant supply chain benefits by allowing the customer to transport 8 packs per pallet instead of 4, achieving a 100% improvement in palletisation. more...
04.07.2016

UPM invests in its Kymi mill to strengthen its position in the global pulp market

UPM invests EUR 98 million in Kymi pulp mill in Finland to further strengthen its position as a supplier of bleached chemical pulp for growing consumer and industrial end-use segments like tissue, specialty as well as packaging papers and board. more...


PEOPLE NEWS

12.07.2016

Appointment to BillerudKorsnäs senior management team

BillerudKorsnäs has recruited Mikael Andersson to the position of Senior Vice President for Business Area Corrugated Solutions. Mr. Andersson has a solid experience from international sales and he knows the business in depth as he until recently held the position of Sales Director within the business area. more...
22.06.2016

Antti Jääskeläinen appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac

Antti Jääskeläinen has been appointed Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Raflatac as of 1 July 2016. He will become a member of UPM's Group Executive Team as of the same date. He will be based in Helsinki and reports to Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO. more...
21.06.2016

Paper Industry Expert Joins Fisher International’s Consulting Team in China

Fisher International, business intelligence and strategy consultant to the pulp and paper industry, has appointed Xia Min to join the firm as Senior Consultant in Asia. Ms. Xia, who previously served as a management consultant at Pöyry, is tasked with providing “Leveraged Consulting” services to Fisher’s client base in Asia. more...


SUPPLIERS NEWS

18.07.2016

ANDRITZ to supply new FibreFlow drum pulping system to SAICA, Spain

Andritz has received an order from S.A. Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa (SAICA) to supply a FibreFlow drum pulping system for its paper mill in El Burgo de Ebro, Spain. more...
12.07.2016

Valmet to supply advanced process controls and analyzers for Nippon Paper in Japan

Valmet has received repeat orders of advanced process control (APC) systems and analyzers from Nippon Paper in Japan. The solutions will be delivered to three of the Nippon Paper mills and consist of Valmet Advanced Process Control (APC) systems and Valmet Kappa Analyzers for the mills bleaching and lime kiln processes. more...
11.07.2016

Andritz to supply reject equipment to the Ji'An Group, China

Andtritz has received an order from Ji’An Group Co. Ltd. to supply a set of reject handling equipment for paper production lines PM11, PM12, and PM13 at its mill in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang province, China. This order is part of Ji'An's ongoing activities to upgrade the OCC reject handling lines. Start-up is scheduled for September 2016. more...

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