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18.09.2017

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

“WestRock’s corrugated packaging business in Brazil continues to perform well, with strong relationships with customers in attractive growth markets,” said Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer, WestRock. “Our new corrugated packaging plant will enable our exceptional team in Brazil to serve these customers even better in the future, with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that will provide new capabilites and efficiences for our customers, and to further integrate the containerboard that we manufacture in Brazil.” more...
15.09.2017

Thimm opens one of Europe’s most advanced corrugated cardboard plants

State-of-the-art production technologies, efficient and highly-automated processes coupled with a flexible, customer-oriented organisation with a comprehensive service element are just some of the highlights of one of the most advanced plants in Europe. more...
14.09.2017

Paper Excellence to buy Brazil's Eldorado from J&F for Euro 3.9 billion

Brazilian holding company J&F Investimentos SA on Saturday accepted a proposal from Netherlands-based Paper Excellence to buy pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA for 15 billion reais ($4.7 billion), including debt. (Reuters) more...
14.09.2017

Hamburger Containerboard invests 300 Mio Euro in new paper mill in Kütahya, Turkey

The location is situated 250 Km south-east of Istanbul. The new paper machine will have state-of-the-art technology, a width of 7,80m and an annual production capacity of 480.000 tonnes containerboard, mainly light-weight Testliner and Fluting. The 300 Mio. Euro investment will create 500 new jobs and is planned to be finalized in 2020. more...
14.09.2017

Kruger PM 8 paper machine started up

The $55-million investment to purchase and install PM8 received a $39.5-million loan from Investissement Québec, which is acting as an agent of the Government of Québec in this project. more...
13.09.2017

Stora Enso’s Kvarnsveden paper mill negotiations concluded

Stora Enso announced in February plans to permanently close down one paper machine 8 (PM8) and related reorganisation at the Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden that could affect a maximum of 140 people at the mill. PM8 was permanently shut down in June, and the negotiations between central parties have now been concluded. more...
13.09.2017

Georgia-Pacific to Build 100 Mio State-of-the-Art Lumber Production Facility in Talladega, Alabama

The new lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama will cost $100 Million and will create more than 100 New jobs. Construction on the $100 million, 300,000-square-foot, technologically advanced plant is scheduled to begin immediately with an anticipated startup in late 2018. Once it is fully operational, the plant will employ more than 100 full-time employees and generate an estimated $5 million in annual payroll. more...
14.08.2017

Tembec pushes the limits of viscosity

After several months of laboratory work by the Research and Development team in Bordeaux France, Tembec has developed a very high viscosity cellulose grade. Just days ago, the production of this new grade, called Biofloc XV20, took place at the Tartas Specialty Cellulose mill in France. It is a tremendous success because a new world record for viscosity of a wood pulp was achieved. more...
14.08.2017

Stora Enso expected investments 2017–2019

In the transformation into a renewable materials company, Stora Enso is now starting to pass the heavy asset investment phase and moving the focus towards sales and innovation. The company is already beginning to reap the benefits of big investments like the construction of Beihai Mill, Varkaus Mill conversion to kraftliner and the new laminated veneer lumber (LVL) line, and the modernisation and expansion of Murów sawmill. more...
11.08.2017

Harvesting for Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill begins

Harvesting wood for the needs of the bioproduct mill in Äänekoski started today, on 11 August 2017. Until now, wood has been delivered to the old pulp mill and for the test runs of the new mill. The bioproduct mill start-up will begin in mid-August 2017. more...

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