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16.02.2017

Daniel Peltonen new head of business area Iggesund Paperboard

Daniel Peltonen has been appointed the new head of business area Iggesund Paperboard. He will take up the post on 1 April 2017. more...
16.02.2017

Stora Enso plans to shut down one SC paper machine at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden

Stora Enso will start co-determination negotiations with employees at its Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden regarding a plan to reorganise the mill, including a permanent closure of paper machine (PM) 8. The planned actions would affect a maximum of 140 employees. The paper machine has an annual capacity of 100 000 tonnes of super-calendered uncoated magazine paper (SC) and it is planned to be shut down by the end of the second quarter of 2017. more...
15.02.2017

International Paper's Board of Directors Elects Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan to Its Board

IP announced the election of Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan to its Board of Directors effective March 1, 2017. Dr. Sullivan, age 65, is the Charles A. Lindbergh Fellow of Aerospace History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. more...
14.02.2017

Smurfit Kappa announces purchase of Litbag

Litbag has specific expertise in multi-layer EVOH barrier films which offer the advantage of extended product shelf life. Today it is one of the leaders in the Portuguese wine market exporting to several countries including Spain and France. This will strengthen Smurfit Kappa's position in Southern Europe. more...
14.02.2017

Valmet receives an order for an online condition monitoring system from Anhui Shanying Paper

Valmet has received an order for an online condition monitoring system from Anhui Shanyin Paper Industry Co., Ltd. in Ma'anshan, Anhui province, China. The new system will be installed on the mill's paper machines 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 to secure high process availability, efficient maintenance and safety. more...
13.02.2017

ABB launches L&W S-Tester

for predicting compressive yield strength of fluting medium. The L&W S-Tester is based on a new, quick test method for determining the quality of fluting medium in corrugated packaging material. It expands ABB’s laboratory quality measurement offering to help paper producers improve quality and reduce costs. more...
10.02.2017

Andritz to upgrade board machine for Consorzio Cartiere in Tivoli

Andritz was awarded an order from Consorzio Cartiere in Tivoli, Italy, to upgrade the board machine and related stock preparation line at the mill in Tivoli. After start-up, which is scheduled for the beginning of 2018, the capacity of the board machine will be increased from 78,000 to over 100,000 t/a. more...
09.02.2017

Archroma extends tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents capacity in Europe

Archroma announced that it will invest in a new production facility for tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents (OBAs) at its existing production site in Prat del Llobregat, Spain. more...
09.02.2017

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for fiberline upgrade to Altri Celbi, Portugal

Andritz was selected to upgrade the brown stock washing process in the fiberline at the Altri Group’s Celbi mill in Portugal. Start-up is scheduled for autumn 2017. The new DD-Washer and other fiberline equipment supplied by ANDRITZ will substantially improve the washing efficiency and increase the capacity of the hardwood fiberline. more...
09.02.2017

Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine rebuild for Sappi North America

Valmet will supply an extensive rebuild for Sappi North America at its Somerset paper manufacturing facility in Skowhegan, Maine, USA. As a result of the rebuild, the paper machine (PM1) will be able to produce both coated paper and a variety of consumer packaging products. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for early 2018. more...

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