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Foundation stone of Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill laid in Äänekoski, Finland

The foundation stone of Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill was laid in Äänekoski today, 12 October 2015. The event was celebrated on the construction site, which is located next to Metsä Fibre’s operative pulp mill. There were speeches from Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission, Kari Jordan, President and CEO of Metsä Group, Matti Tiusanen, Chairman of the Äänekoski Town Council and Ari Harlamow, Shop Steward of the construction site for the bioproduct mill. more...

New converting plant of Swedish Tissue in Kisa, Sweden is fully operational

Tthe plant is the most automated production site of the Sofidel Group. The innovative solutions integrated into production process have allowed the compacompany to save approximately 40% of space. more...

Valmet celebrates the 50th Kappa Analyzer start up in South America

The 50th Valmet Kappa Analyzer in South America was successfully started up in May 2015 at the CMPC Guaíba pulp mill in Rio Grande do Sul state, south of Brazil. more...



Roberto Villaquiran appointed as CEO of Smurfit Kappa Europe

Smurfit Kappa announced their new European management structure: Roberto Villaquiran, currently CEO Corrugated Europe, will assume the new role of CEO Europe with overall responsibility for the existing European Paper and Corrugated divisions. Roberto will report directly to the Group CEO, Tony Smurfit. more...

2015 Marcus Wallenberg PrizeÖ energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose

The 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is being awarded to a group of researchers from Japan and France for their development of an energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose. Stabilizers in chemicals, food and cosmetics, raw materials for new types of textile fibres or composites or materials for wound dressing are just a few examples of the wide field of possible applications. more...

New CEO at Pöyry

Martin à Porta will start as the new President and CEO of Pöyry on 1 January 2016. Alexis Fries will continue as President and CEO until the end of 2015 and thereafter, will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. Pöyry announced the appointment of Martin à Porta on 4 August 2015. more...



IBS Austria is the new owner of PMS Papermaschinen-­‐Systemtechnik GmbH.

2 leaders enter into a promising partnership: Klaus Bartelmuss (IBS) and Hans J. Struck (PMS). are both enthusiastic about the alliance of the two companies. Many synergies will help to ensure that the new "jewel in the crown PMS /IBS leads to new successes. more...

Valmet-supplied LignoBoost plant now handed over to Stora Enso's Sunila mill in Finland

Stora Enso's Sunila mill is now running the Valmet-supplied LignoBoost lignin separation plant. As the last part of the handover process, the lignin dryer, was taken over by the Stora Enso team on September 15, 2015. more...

Barry-Wehmiller acquires Bielomatik paper processing group

Bielomatik operations will be integrated within BW Papersystems, a global supplier to the paper and board sheeting, paper converting, and corrugating industries. The sale became final Oct. 1. more...

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