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06.12.2017

Andritz to modernize stock preparation in the sack kraft paper production line at Mariysky Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

Andritz has received an order from Mariysky Pulp and Paper Mill in Volzhsk, Russia, to upgrade the existing stock preparation line of PM 1 with state-of- the-art equipment for thickening and high-consistency refining. more...
05.12.2017

Simple and minimalist with great complexity

In the world of packaging it is sometimes complicated to achieve something that looks simple, minimalist and elegant. The paperboard cartons for Jimmy Choo’s L’EAU that was launched in summer 2017 is a clear example of this. Its colour is pale pink apart from the brand, the name of the contents, and the fact that it is an eau de toilette. Yet the packaging has passed through twelve finishing stages.? more...
05.12.2017

Sappi to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper

Sappi announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for CHF146.5 million (approximately $125 million EUR). more...
15.11.2017

Program promoting the employment of young people

The second part of the youth program started by Valmet and the Children and Youth Foundation in the spring has started today, November 15, at several of Valmet's units in Finland. As a part of the program Valmet enables paid practical training of three weeks for 100 young people. The participants to the unique program include young people aged 16-29 years who may, for instance, have challenges in finding their own path or with their basic working life skills. more...
14.11.2017

Sappi North America Invests $5.94 Million in Cloquet, Minn. Mill

The investment is to replace the headbox on Paper Machine 12 (PM12). This investment enabled Sappi to maintain its capacity by adding a state-of-the-art, dilution profiled headbox that produces excellent basis weight profiles. A headbox is an integral part of the paper machine responsible for spreading the pulp fibers evenly to form the sheet. more...
14.11.2017

Andritz to supply baling line with bale tracking to Sappi Saiccor

The order comprises a new baling line with a capacity of 250 bales per hour, machines to connect two existing production lines, and bale tracking for the new and the two existing baling lines. Although there is limited space available, no new building is necessary due to the special space-saving design of the ANDRITZ baling line. more...
09.11.2017

Voith sets records with start-up of XcelLine tissue machine supplied to Little Rapids Corp

Voith Paper concluded, in October, the start-up of the new XcelLine VTM 3 tissue machine it has supplied to US tissue and specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corporation. The new machine has replaced the company’s old PM 3 at its Shawano production facility in Wisconsin. more...
08.11.2017

August Koehler SE paper mill trusts in Voith

The August Koehler SE paper mill has awarded Voith the order for a new production line for machine-glazed specialty papers. Line 8 is to be installed at the company's Kehl facility and consists of a BlueLine stock preparation unit, wet end process, XcelLine paper machine, offline coating machine and VariPlus winder. Designed for up to 120,000 metric tons per year, Line 8 will produce a flexible range of thermal papers and flexible packaging papers and will therefore be one of the most efficient specialty paper machines in the world when it goes into operation from the summer of 2019. more...
08.11.2017

UPM and the Government of Uruguay sign an investment agreement to establish a new pulp mill in Uruguay

UPM and the Government of Uruguay have signed an investment agreement, which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill investment. The agreement details the roles, commitments and time-line for both parties as well as the relevant items to be agreed prior to the final investment decision. more...
07.11.2017

Kemira celebrated its new production line in Joutseno, Finland

Kemira invested approximately EUR 50 million in the new production line which is among the biggest manufacturing site investments in Finland made in recent years. In addition, it is South Karelia’s second-largest industrial project in 2016–2017. The construction project employed 200 people during the most active construction phase. more...

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