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Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

Major forest companies and start-up businesses meet in the midst of PulPaper’s international atmosphere

PulPaper, PacTec and Wood&Bioenergy on 29–31 May represent the cornerstones of an international event for the forest industry, including an exhibition and extensive programme. In the event, approximately 500 companies ranging from forest industry g...

18-05-2018 Hits:136 Exhibitions

Valmet Tissue Technology Center upgraded to provide a wider range of opportunities

Valmet Tissue Technology Center upgraded to provide a wider range of opportunities

Valmet has upgraded its Tissue Technology Center in Karlstad, Sweden, to give the world's tissue producers a wider variety of technical solutions and configurations to support the demands of tissue making today and tomorrow. It will also provide new ...

18-05-2018 Hits:65 European News

Arjowiggins Graphic to Showcase the Performance of Digipeel at FESPA

Arjowiggins Graphic to Showcase the Performance of Digipeel at FESPA

Arjowiggins Graphic, the leading manufacturer of environmental and specialist paper solutions, is collaborating with automatic screen printing machine manufacturer, INO, and digital printing system manufacturer Ricoh to demonstrate the print performa...

18-05-2018 Hits:96 European News

Calling all heroes: Södra launches new ad campaign

Calling all heroes: Södra launches new ad campaign

Södra’s next major ad campaign will show that being a hero doesn’t have to be difficult. It can be as simple as actively choosing products from sustainably-managed forests - because consumers who make sustainable choices are heroes. Like previous cam...

18-05-2018 Hits:65 European News

ANDRITZ to supply bio-methanol plant for Södra’s Mönsterås mill in Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply bio-methanol plant for Södra’s Mönsterås mill in Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Södra, Sweden, to supply a bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. The bio-methanol treatment plant supplied by ANDRITZ is designed to produce...

18-05-2018 Hits:103 European News

Valmet and Georgia-Pacific Enter Agreement on eTAD(TM) Technology

Valmet and Georgia-Pacific Enter Agreement on eTAD(TM) Technology

Valmet and Georgia-Pacific have entered into a licensing agreement covering the eTAD(TM) tissue making technology. Under the license agreement, Valmet will market, manufacture and install Advantage eTAD machines for tissue customers outside North Ame...

18-05-2018 Hits:138 North American News

Voith CleanLine: The effective solution for cleaning fabrics on all sections of the paper machine

Voith CleanLine: The effective solution for cleaning fabrics on all sections of the paper machine

Voith's innovative CleanLine traversing cleaning systems for fabrics provide additional benefits for customers compared to established cleaning methods. With CleanLine, Voith has developed its systems to improve paper quality by thorough cleaning of...

18-05-2018 Hits:85 European News

ANDRITZ to optimize plant operations at Zellstoff Pöls pulp mill with Metris OPP

ANDRITZ to optimize plant operations at Zellstoff Pöls pulp mill with Metris OPP

International technology group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Zellstoff Pöls to optimize operations at its pulp mill in Pöls, Austria. The goal is to increase production, while stabilizing the pulp mill’s production process and optimizing chemi...

18-05-2018 Hits:126 European News

Valmet to supply a containerboard making line for a customer in China

Valmet to supply a containerboard making line for a customer in China

Valmet will supply a high-speed containerboard making line for a customer in Zhejiang province, China. The board production line is designed to produce high-quality recycled fluting grades and the start-up is scheduled for the end of year 2019. The ...

18-05-2018 Hits:100 Asian News

Two Toscotec’s TT SYD start up at Bataan 2020, Inc. in the Philippines

Two Toscotec’s TT SYD start up at Bataan 2020, Inc. in the Philippines

The scope of supply also includes erection supervision, commissioning and start-up assistance, as well as onsite training programs on operation and maintenance. With this new double reference, Toscotec enters the growing Philippine market and streng...

18-05-2018 Hits:111 Asian News

BillerudKorsnäs initiates negotiations on new organisation

BillerudKorsnäs initiates negotiations on new organisation

BillerudKorsnäs has just announced that negotiations with labour unions over a proposal for new organisation will be initiated within short. The proposal contains a full profit and loss responsibility in three divisions. “During my first months with...

18-05-2018 Hits:62 European News

Resolute to Invest Over $52 million in its Saint-Félicien Pulp Mill in Quebec

Resolute to Invest Over $52 million in its Saint-Félicien Pulp Mill in Quebec

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just announced a $52.3 million strategic investment plan for its Saint-Félicien pulp mill, located in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec. The announcement was made at a press conference attend...

18-05-2018 Hits:105 Canadian News

Valmet to supply a containerboard making line for Hamburger Rieger in Germany

Valmet to supply a containerboard making line for Hamburger Rieger in Germany

Valmet will supply a containerboard making line for Hamburger Rieger GmbH at its Spremberg Mill in Germany. The new production line (PM 2) including Valmet's automation solutions will be designed to produce high-quality testliner grades based on 100%...

18-05-2018 Hits:108 European News

Kemira Pulp & Paper segment implements price adjustment to offset increasing freight costs in North America

Kemira Pulp & Paper segment implements price adjustment to offset increasing freight costs in North America

Effective June 1, 2018, to offset rapid and unprecedented increases in freight costs, Kemira will implement a $0.02/pound price adjustment for all Process & Functional Chemicals sold on a delivered basis to pulp and paper customers in North America. ...

18-05-2018 Hits:79 financial News

Valmet's new hard nip sizing technology started-up at Propapier in Germany

Valmet's new hard nip sizing technology started-up at Propapier in Germany

Valmet-delivered, a completely new type of a sizer, OptiSizer Hard, with related chemical systems were successfully started up at Propapier PM1 GmbH Burg mill in Germany a day ahead of schedule on April 19, 2018. The production line PM1 produces line...

18-05-2018 Hits:109 European News

Voith NipcoFlex shoe press improves quality and production at BM 1 at MEL Macedonian Paper Mills

Voith NipcoFlex shoe press improves quality and production at BM 1 at MEL Macedonian Paper Mills

The installation of a new NipcoFlex shoe press was part of a comprehensive modernization of the Macedonian Paper Mills in Thessaloniki, Greece. With its help, the company was able to improve the quality and quantity of paper production. At the same t...

18-05-2018 Hits:83 European News

Valmet's new solution enables accurate high dry solids measurement for industrial applications

Valmet's new solution enables accurate high dry solids measurement for industrial applications

Valmet has launched a new Valmet High Solids Measurement (Valmet HS) that enables stable and accurate measurements for industrial wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production and a wide range of other industrial processes. Valmet HS measures for o...

18-05-2018 Hits:88 European News

Toscotec’s TT SYD-16FT is running efficiently at Cartiera di Pietramelara mill.

Toscotec’s TT SYD-16FT is running efficiently at Cartiera di Pietramelara mill.

The second generation TT SYD-16FT replaced a cast iron Yankee and it was started up on schedule in mid-January 2018. The scope of supply also included the complete Yankee steam and condensate system. Toscotec is the inventor and the undiscussed ma...

18-05-2018 Hits:85 European News

James Cropper takes Paper solutions stateside

James Cropper takes Paper solutions stateside

British master papermaker James Cropper attended this year’s Luxe Pack New York and is using the opportunity to impress the US market with its expertise in creating black papers, as well as its latest innovations in sustainable paper packaging. The ...

18-05-2018 Hits:100 North American News

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite price declines the past six years

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite price declines the past six years

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended downward in most key markets on the continent over the past six years. In the second half of 2017, this...

18-05-2018 Hits:74 financial News

European News

Valmet Tissue Technology Center upgraded to provid…

Valmet has upgraded its Tissue Technology Center in Karlstad, Sweden, to give the world's tissue producers a wider variety of technical solutions and ...

Arjowiggins Graphic to Showcase the Performance of…

Arjowiggins Graphic, the leading manufacturer of environmental and specialist paper solutions, is collaborating with automatic screen printing machine...

Calling all heroes: Södra launches new ad campaign

Södra’s next major ad campaign will show that being a hero doesn’t have to be difficult. It can be as simple as actively choosing products from sustai...

ANDRITZ to supply bio-methanol plant for Södra’s M…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Södra, Sweden, to supply a bio-methanol cleaning and purification plant for Södra’s ...

American News

Valmet and Georgia-Pacific Enter Agreement on eTAD(TM) Technology

Valmet and Georgia-Pacific have entered into a licensing agreement covering the eTAD(TM) tissue making technology. Under the license agreement, Valmet...

Resolute to Invest Over $52 million in its Saint-Félicien Pulp Mill in Quebec

Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has just announced a $52.3 million strategic investment plan for its Saint-Félicien pulp mill, lo...

James Cropper takes Paper solutions stateside

British master papermaker James Cropper attended this year’s Luxe Pack New York and is using the opportunity to impress the US market with its experti...

Resolute Invests close to $13 Million in its La Doré Wood Products Facilities in Quebec

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has just announced major investments totaling $12,956,700 in its La Doré wood products facilities, located in the Lac-Sa...

Oceania News

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started u…

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec ...

PMP to supply intelli-jet v® hydraulic headbox to …

In April 2017, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Australian Paper for delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox for their pa...

Valmet and Orora's Botany Mill renewed the service…

Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' a...

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Asian News

Valmet to supply a containerboard making line for …

Valmet will supply a high-speed containerboard making line for a customer in Zhejiang province, China. The board production line is designed to produc...

Two Toscotec’s TT SYD start up at Bataan 2020, Inc…

The scope of supply also includes erection supervision, commissioning and start-up assistance, as well as onsite training programs on operation and ma...

Another two successful startups for Valmet and Lee…

Valmet recently made two successful Advantage DCT 200 tissue line startups at Lee & Man's tissue mill at Chongqing, China. The first machine in the st...

Toscotec’s TT SYD-18FT is running efficiently for …

Toscotec’s steel Yankee dryer TT SYD-18FT was successfully fired up at Fujian Jinmin Reconstituted Tobacco Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Chin...

Financial News

Kemira Pulp & Paper segment implements price a…

Effective June 1, 2018, to offset rapid and unprecedented increases in freight costs, Kemira will implement a $0.02/pound price adjustment for all Pro...

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have the hig…

Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended dow...

Modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substan…

Modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substantial rise in market pulp prices have improved profitability for many market pulp manufacturers world...

SCA increases prices on publication paper

SCA increases prices on coated publication paper, CMR , and improved uncoated publication paper by 40 Euro per tonne. “ We see a substantially stronge...

Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK …

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing f...

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an ener...

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...