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MANUFACTURER NEWS

01.09.2015

Adopt a Tree: A new venture from Iggesund

“The forests are our planet’s lungs and a prerequisite for our long-term survival. Our well-managed forests transform carbon dioxide into life-giving oxygen and function as nature’s own carbon sink,” says Iggesund Paperboard’s CEO Annica Bresky, as she enthusiastically describes the company’s new venture, Adopt a Tree. more...
31.08.2015

Stora Enso to divest its packaging plant in Komárom, Hungary

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its offset printed micro-flute packaging plant in Komárom, Hungary to Van Genechten Packaging International S.A., a leading Belgian packaging company. more...
31.08.2015

Waggeryd Cell invests 60 million SEK in a biomass boiler

This will replace LPG with bioenergy as energy source for the flash dryer. The mounting of the boiler will begin during March 2016 and the start-up is scheduled for September. The mill’s emission of fossil carbon dioxide will be reduced by 85 %. more...


PEOPLE NEWS

05.08.2015

FSC certification yields financial benefits for tropical forest businesses

A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification. more...
31.07.2015

UPM’s Kim Poulsen to transfer to Kemira

Kim Poulsen, Executive Vice President for UPM Paper Asia and member of UPM’s Group Executive Team, will leave UPM in order to join the Finnish Kemira Oyj, as president paper segment and APAC region as of November 1, 2015. more...
23.07.2015

Changes to Metso's executive team

Two new appointments have been made to Metso's Executive Team. Perttu Louhiluoto has been appointed President, Services, and John Quinlivan has been appointed President, Flow Control, both effective immediately. more...


SUPPLIERS NEWS

01.09.2015

AkzoNobel unveils plans to invest in UK pilot plant

AkzoNobel is to invest more than €1.3 million to build a pilot plant for coating resins at its Performance Coatings site located in Felling, UK. more...
20.08.2015

Valmet to rebuild Metsä Tissue's tissue machine in Raubach, Germany

Metsä Tissue has chosen Valmet's Advantage DCT concept including the Advantage ViscoNip pressing technology for the upgrade of their tissue machine TM 1 in Raubach, Germany. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the first half of 2016. more...
18.08.2015

Valmet supplies main equipment to the pulp mill project of Huanggang Chenming Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply the main equipment to the new pulp mill located in the city of Huanggang in the Hubei province, China. The pulp mill is designed for flexible production to respond to market developments. The pulp line can be run to produce softwood kraft pulp and dissolving pulp depending on the market needs. T more...

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