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Sappi confirms expansion plans for dissolving wood pulp (DWP) capacity

Sappi confirms expansion plans for dissolving wood pulp (DWP) capacity

Sappi Limited, the South African based leading global supplier of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), speciality and packaging papers, printing (graphic) papers and biomaterials has confirmed plans and ongoing projects to significantly increase DWP capacity ...

15-12-2017 Hits:34 European News

Stefan Doboczky reappointed CEO of Lenzing AG

Stefan Doboczky reappointed CEO of Lenzing AG

New contract runs until the end of 2022 At its meeting on December 13, the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG decided to reappoint Stefan Doboczky as Chief Executive Officer of the Management Board. Stefan Doboczky’s new contract will begin on June 1, ...

15-12-2017 Hits:28 European News

Metsä Board raises its result guidance for October–December 2017

Metsä Board raises its result guidance for October–December 2017

Metsä Board is raising its result guidance for the fourth quarter of 2017, which was announced in Metsä Board’s interim report for January–September 2017. The previous guidance was: Mainly due to the maintenance shutdown at the Husum integrated mill...

15-12-2017 Hits:28 financial News

RDM reduces costs and improves quality and productivity on BM 3 after rebuild project with Voith

RDM reduces costs and improves quality and productivity on BM 3 after rebuild project with Voith

An audit conducted with customer in the run-up to the project went a long way to ensuring that the rebuild on the BM 3 in Arnsberg was completed ahead of schedule. Not only did the close collaboration between the two companies deliver a three percent...

15-12-2017 Hits:24 European News

WestRock Announces Agreements to Acquire Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Announces Agreements to Acquire Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has just announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Plymouth Packaging, Inc. (“Plymouth”). Plymouth is a...

15-12-2017 Hits:35 North American News

Agreement signed between Lucart and Toscotec for the installation of the new PM12 line at Porcari mill.

Agreement signed between Lucart and Toscotec for the installation of the new PM12 line at Porcari mill.

The Lucca-based Lucart Group strengthens its presence in the tissue market. Focusing even more on the tissue market: this is the goal of Lucart, leading producer in Europe of MG paper, tissue and airlaid products. Lucart Group is replacing one of th...

14-12-2017 Hits:58 European News

Multiple awards success for Metsä Board’s SkinCare 2.0 gift box design

Multiple awards success for Metsä Board’s SkinCare 2.0 gift box design

On 4 December Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, was named Champion of Packaging Printing, Paper Packaging, at the 29th Hong Kong Print Awards for its innovative SkinCare 2.0 gift box design. Created by Me...

12-12-2017 Hits:79 European News

The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj decided on a new share-based incentive plan for key employees

The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj decided on a new share-based incentive plan for key employees

The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj has decided on a new long-term share-based incentive plan for Valmet's key employees. The aim of the plan is to combine the objectives of the shareholders and the key employees in order to increase the value of th...

12-12-2017 Hits:88 financial News

ANDRITZ to supply a new stock preparation line and paper machine approach system for Varaka, Turkey

ANDRITZ to supply a new stock preparation line and paper machine approach system for Varaka, Turkey

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Turkish Albayrak Group to deliver a new stock preparation line with a design capacity of 1,000 bdmt/d for its Varaka paper mill in Balikesir, Western Turkey. ANDRITZ will also supp...

11-12-2017 Hits:82 European News

PMP Management Board Announcement

PMP Management Board Announcement

PMP Group (Paper Machinery Producer) Management Board today announces with deep regret the unexpected death of Mr. Aaron Braaten – PMP’s long standing and respected Chairman of the Board and co-owner/stockholder. Mr. Braaten passed away on November 9...

11-12-2017 Hits:82 European News

Valmet to supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line for Shanying International in China

Valmet to supply OptiConcept M containerboard making line for Shanying International in China

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard making line for Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd., in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei province, China. New production line (PM 21) with a wide automation package is designed to produce high-qua...

11-12-2017 Hits:83 Asian News

Following facility closure, assets from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. to be sold via public auction on Aucto.com

Following facility closure, assets from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. to be sold via public auction on Aucto.com

Paper converting equipment to be sold in a webcast auction on Aucto.com Paper converting equipment and machinery from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. will be sold in a public auction on December 14th on Aucto.com. The Wisconsin-based paper converter ann...

08-12-2017 Hits:122 North American News

Kemira increases prices of key sizing chemicals for paper and board industry globally

Kemira increases prices of key sizing chemicals for paper and board industry globally

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper and other water intensive industries, announces price increases of 10-25% across its main sizing product lines and FennoSize-products. The price adjustments of the AKD-wax and -emu...

08-12-2017 Hits:116 financial News

WTO Panel Upholds the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia

WTO Panel Upholds the Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) and Sappi North America today praised the decision of a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel, which upheld the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports from Indonesia. The decisio...

08-12-2017 Hits:101 Asian News

European News

Sappi confirms expansion plans for dissolving wood…

Sappi Limited, the South African based leading global supplier of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), speciality and packaging papers, printing (graphic) pape...

Stefan Doboczky reappointed CEO of Lenzing AG

New contract runs until the end of 2022 At its meeting on December 13, the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG decided to reappoint Stefan Doboczky as Ch...

RDM reduces costs and improves quality and product…

An audit conducted with customer in the run-up to the project went a long way to ensuring that the rebuild on the BM 3 in Arnsberg was completed ahead...

Agreement signed between Lucart and Toscotec for t…

The Lucca-based Lucart Group strengthens its presence in the tissue market. Focusing even more on the tissue market: this is the goal of Lucart, lead...

American News

WestRock Announces Agreements to Acquire Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has just announced that it has entered into agreement...

Following facility closure, assets from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. to be sold via public auction on Aucto.com

Paper converting equipment to be sold in a webcast auction on Aucto.com Paper converting equipment and machinery from U.S. Paper Converters Inc. will...

Domtar’s Sustainability Commitment Attracts New Talent

Our corporate sustainability commitment ensures that we manage our planet’s precious natural resources in a responsible manner. That commitment also h...

Thermal Energy Announces $11 Million Energy Efficiency Project with Pulp & Paper Customer

Resulting emissions reduction expected to be equivalent to preventing the burning of more than 21 million kilograms of coal per year Thermal Energy I...

Oceania News

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...

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard...

Asian News

Valmet to supply OptiConcept M containerboard maki…

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard making line for Shanying International Holdings Co., Ltd., in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei provinc...

WTO Panel Upholds the Imposition of Antidumping an…

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS) and Sappi North America today praised the decision of a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel, which u...

A new Toscotec supplied tissue machine fired up at…

Xinjiang Hengan Paper’s tissue machine (PM25) was successfully started up at the company's Changji mill. The new line is part of Hengan’s expansion p...

Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement with PT Pind…

Minerals Technologies Inc. has just announced that it has signed an agreement with PT Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, part of the Asia Pulp & Paper G...

Financial News

Metsä Board raises its result guidance for October…

Metsä Board is raising its result guidance for the fourth quarter of 2017, which was announced in Metsä Board’s interim report for January–September 2...

The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj decided on a …

The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj has decided on a new long-term share-based incentive plan for Valmet's key employees. The aim of the plan is to c...

Kemira increases prices of key sizing chemicals fo…

Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper and other water intensive industries, announces price increases of 10-25% across ...

Solenis to Increase Prices on all Alkaline Sizing …

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by up to 20 percent on all alkaline sizing products globally, effectiv...

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...