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17.10.2017

FORTRESS PAPER RESTARTS PRODUCTION AT ITS DISSOLVING PULP MILL

Fortress Paper Ltd. announced that the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill (the "FSC Mill") restarted on October 6, 2017, three days earlier than previously announced in its September 27, 2017 news release. The Company has completed the necessary repairs at the FSC Mill caused by the failure of a pressurized auxiliary gas collection system and has re-commenced production of dissolving pulp. more...
09.10.2017

GLATFELTER ANNOUNCES A NEW LINE OF OPAQUE UNCOATED PRINTING PAPERS

Glatfelter announced the introduction of Adena Opaque 96, a new brighter and whiter shade of paper, providing an additional cost-effective option to its growing line of opaque papers, further enhancing the ability for customers to bundle products and streamline their supply chain. more...
03.10.2017

Buckman aquires Cidra Chemical Management

Buckman took ownership of CCMI’s outstanding stock, a wholly owned subsidiary of Connecticut-based technology innovation leader CiDRA Holdings Inc. For the last 20 years, CiDRA has made a name for itself in the manufacturing and processing arena by creating new tech-and-data driven measurement and management solutions for commercial markets, such as mining, oil and gas and genetic laboratories. more...
03.10.2017

Smithers Pira forecasts nonwovens as fastest growth area for fluff pulp over the next ten years

Smithers’ in-depth market analysis shows how this demand will increase by 3.7% per year to reach 7.0 million air-dried tonnes in 2022. Value growth will be slower, and yield a market value of $5.3 billion by the end of the study period, with a series of emergent opportunities for fluff pulp suppliers and users fueling worldwide expansion. more...
02.10.2017

Valmet's polarized forming fabrics improves water drainage in paper-making

Forming fabrics have an essential role in water drainage in the wire section of a paper machine. By introducing the new generation's polarized forming fabrics, Valmet revolutionized water drainage in the wire section. more...
02.10.2017

Nomination Committee at Holmen

Holmen’s Annual General Meeting has decided that the Nomination Committee shall consist of the Chairman of the Board and one representative of each of the company’s three largest shareholders (in terms of voting rights) as of 31 August each year. more...
01.10.2017

Appvion files for bankruptcy

On October 1, 2017, Appvion, Inc. and 5 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors" or the "Company") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. more...
28.09.2017

Xiangdong Zhu appointed Area President, China at Valmet's Executive Team

Mr. Xiangdong Zhu (B.Sc. (Eng.), MBA) has been appointed Area President of Valmet's China area as of 1 October, 2017. He will be a member of Valmet's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine. more...
28.09.2017

Valmet will supply a new tissue production line to Crown Paper Mill in Abu Dhabi

Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line, including Focus rewinder and an extensive automation package to Crown Paper Mill (CPM) in Abu Dhabi. The new Advantage DCT 200HS line will fulfill the company's demand of new capacity of high quality tissue products for the Middle East market. Start-up is planned for the second half of 2018. more...
25.09.2017

UPM Specialty Paper strengthens its presence online

The new website offers a quick and easy access to comprehensive information on UPM Specialty Papers' extensive range of specialty papers, service solutions and responsible operations. The UPM Paper Online Catalogue, where UPM's vast paper portfolio can easily be browsed, can also be accessed via the new website. Visitors can also stay informed with the latest news of the company on the new site. more...

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