Cascades invests $25M in Candiac and Kingsey Falls

Cascades announced the installation of a new state-of-the-art converting line in its Candiac plant for the manufacture of high-quality paper towels. In addition, Cascades will upgrade two converting lines in Candiac and Kingsey Falls that will also produce high-end tissue products. more...

Cascades Announces Major Investments in Biorefinery Project at Cabano Plant

Cascades announce an investment in a new technology at its Norampac – Cabano facility. This innovative new process – a Canadian first – is used to extract hemicellulose, a cellulosic sugar with high value-added potential, from wood chips. more...

Iggesund further reduces carbon emissions

Iggesund Paperboard’s Swedish pulp and paperboard production facility, Iggesund Mill, reduced its fossil carbon dioxide emissions by 86 per cent from 2013 to 2014 from what was already a low level. The reduction is partly due to the investment in a new recovery boiler, which was completed in 2012. more...



WWF´s “Environmental Self-check” –a free and confidential service for pulp and paper producers

With today’s launch of the online Environmental Self-check, WWF provides an improved service to pulp and paper manufacturers globally for company internal usage. The five online steps to check the environmental footprint of pulp and paper brands can be filled out confidentially. The Environmental Self-check is a new feature of WWF´s Check Your Paper, a public database of brands with high environmental standards ( more...

WWF invites 80 companies: Environmental Paper Index 2015

The biannual Index promotes transparency and continual improvement in the sector. Companies that have not been invited but would like to participate can contact the WWF International Paper Team at Deadline for applications to participate is 30th of April 2015. more...

New EMEA President to start at Valmet

Mr. Vesa Simola (M.Sc. (Eng), age 47) has been appointed Area President of Valmet's EMEA area starting on August 1, 2015. He will be a member of Valmet's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine. more...



Valmet to supply key technologies for paper machine grade conversion to Kotkamills in Finland

The target is to convert the existing printing paper (machine finished coated paper, MFC) production line to produce high-quality folding boxboard and barrier board grades. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2015 orders received. Valmet delivery is a part of customer's total EUR 70 million equipment order. more...

ABB wins automation order from Fajar Paper

BB will provide the automation system for paper machine 3 (PM3), one of the current five paper machines at Fajar Paper responsible for a combined production of around 1.2 million tons of packaging paper per year, including Coated Duplex Board, Kraft Liner Board and Corrugated Medium Paper. more...

ANDRITZ successfully starts up second tissue machine with steel Yankee for Shandong Sun Paper

The PrimeLineTM W8 machine (PM28) at the Yanzhou mill, Shandong Province, has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.62 m. The Yankee, manufactured entirely of steel, has a diameter of 18 feet. more...

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