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31.07.2018

DREWSEN invests in shoe press for PM

DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE is set to modernise the press section on its PM 5 with the installation of a shoe press. The objective is to streamline the press and improve the production of DREWSEN’s special papers in low base weights. more...
31.07.2018

Georgia-Pacific Announces State-of-the-Art Lumber Production Facility

Georgia-Pacific announced plans for a new lumber production facility in Albany-Dougherty County, Ga. – at the Albany-Dougherty Industrial Park. Construction on the $150 million, 320,000-square foot, technologically advanced plant is targeted to begin in 2018 with an anticipated startup in late fall 2019. Once fully operational, the plant is expected to employ more than 130 full-time employees and generate an estimated $5 million in annual payroll. more...
30.07.2018

Mac Papers Acquires Wilkerson Packaging Co.

Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced the acquisition of Wilkerson Packaging Co., an Atlanta-based packaging and facility supplies distribution business established in 1982. more...
24.07.2018

Smurfit Kappa worked with global transport provider Scania to replace some of the materials used in its supply chain with paper-based packaging solutions.

he packaging leader was working with the ‘Scania Parts Logistics’ division which is responsible for the distribution of all Scania parts. Scania has a complex supply chain with many different sized products, some of which are particularly fragile. more...
20.07.2018

Stora Enso invests EUR 25 million to boost green energy generation at Maxau Mill

Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage at its mill in Maxau, Germany. The investment cost is approximately EUR 25 million and implementation of the project is scheduled to start during the third quarter of 2018 with completion in 2020. more...
18.07.2018

Ahlstrom-Munksjö strengthens its market position in the tea and coffee filter market by investing EUR 28 million in its Beverage & Casing business

Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its market position and modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business by purchasing a secondhand Voith paper making line, to be dismantled and transferred to the Chirnside manufacturing site in the UK. The asset, near state-of-the-art, will be installed on the site where Ahlstrom-Munksjö already has extensive competence and product knowledge in the manufacturing of tea and coffee filter paper and fibrous meat casing materials. more...
16.07.2018

Propapier awards contract for new state-of-the-art paper machine to Voith Paper

Propapier, a company belonging to Progroup AG, awarded the contract for its new state-of-the-art PM3 paper machine to Voith Paper. The new paper machine, which will start production in Sandersdorf-Brehna near Bitterfeld (Saxony-Anhalt) in the 2nd half of 2020, will manufacture corrugating medium and testliner within the grammage range of from 80 to 150 g/m². more...
13.07.2018

BillerudKorsnäs is Tara Expedition Foundation's partner of the month

BillerudKorsnäs, a sustainability leader in the global packaging industry and provider of packaging solutions, has been sponsoring the Tara Expeditions Foundation since the Tara Pacific expedition began in 2016. more...
04.07.2018

Magnus Kangas new Mill Manager of Ortviken paper mill

Magnus Kangas comes to Ortviken from a position as manager of BillerudKorsnäs’ paper mill in Gävle. He has held a number of leading positions in the paper industry and the energy sector.He will take on his new postion as of January 1, 2019. more...
03.07.2018

Smurfit Kappa completes acquisition of Reparenco

Smurfit Kappa Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reparenco, a paper and recycling business in the Netherlands, for €460 million. more...

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