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Holmen invests in a new drying plant at Iggesund Sawmill

Iggesund Sawmill is being modernised to allow for an increase in production. Holmen is currently investing SEK 70 million in a new drying plant which will increase its drying capacity from 400 000 to 500 000 m3.

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Toscotec to deliver a Steel Yankee Dryer to C. Y. P. Del R. S.A., Colombia

Toscotec will supply a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the Colombian tissue manufacturer Cartones Y Papeles Del Risaralda. The new TT SYD will replace a cast iron Yankee on PM1 at its Risaralda mill in Western Colombia. The dryer will increase PM1’s production capacity, while reducing its overall specific consumptions through a substantial reduction of the hoods’ drying contribution.

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ZELLCHEMING-Expo 2021: New perspectives for the paper- and cellulose-based industry

With the foundation of ZELLCHEMING Service GmbH, the reorientation of the ZELLCHEMING Association with a clear separation between voluntary association life and economic activities is now officially completed.

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Chemspec Digital 2020

Hosted online from 11 – 12 November, Chemspec Digital 2020 provides an interactive networking event for the fine and speciality chemicals community. From all over the world, industry experts will have the opportunity to meet, conduct business, discover innovative substances and learn about the latest trends & developments.

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ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2021.

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InverformTM – a new, sustainable paperboard alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard’s new InverformTM  for ready-made food packaging trays ticks all the boxes for sustainability and performance.

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Valmet to supply an OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive package of automation to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper’s business to Guangdong area.

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Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021.

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Cepi: New platform #ForestBiodiversity

“Listen to EU forest stewards, understand their actions on the ground, learn from their experience, and go beyond the clichés!” In a few words, this is the message of the new awareness campaign #ForestBiodiversity, launched in Brussels by 6 associations representing the European Forest-based Sector.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdag Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled containerboard, will be rebuilt to produce high quality coated containerboard grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the beginning of 2022.

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PTT: Paperboard replaces paper as most important export product of the Finnish Forest Industry

Global production and consumption began to recover in the summer, but in Europe and North America, the recovery has been weaker than in China. The strong recovery of general demand and demand for forest products requires that a vaccine becomes available. Demand for graphic papers will decrease sharply this year, and with that exports.

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Toscotec starts up two AHEAD 2.0L tissue lines at Sofidel America

Two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.0L tissue machines came online at Sofidel America’s mill in Inola, Oklahoma. Shortly after start-up, the two lines met Sofidel’s quality standards, and have been running at a high operation efficiency, producing premium quality tissue.

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