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Valmet to supply a repeat order of OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in North America

Valmet to supply a repeat order of OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in North America

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M board production line with automation for Pratt Paper (IN), LLC for Pratt's new greenfield paper mill in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA. The mill will use 100% recovered paper to produce lightweight and high-performance lin...

22-01-2018 Hits:51 North American News

Verso Corporation Expands Strategic Alternatives Considerations

Verso Corporation Expands Strategic Alternatives Considerations

Verso Corporation has just announced that the Strategic Alternatives Committee formed by its Board of Directors in September 2017, has, at the direction of the Board, expanded its evaluation of potential transaction alternatives to include other alte...

22-01-2018 Hits:54 North American News

Production disruptions impact profit negatively

Production disruptions impact profit negatively

The difficulties with production availability continued in the fourth quarter 2017 which impacted sales volumes negatively despite a very strong market. Operating profit (EBIT) for full year 2017 is calculated to be approximately MSEK 2 240 which is ...

22-01-2018 Hits:47 financial News

ANDRITZ to supply another paper machine to Zellstoff Pöls, Austria

ANDRITZ to supply another paper machine to Zellstoff Pöls, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bleached kraft paper grades. At the Pöls location, the ANDRITZ PrimeLine MG plant will produce enviro...

19-01-2018 Hits:120 European News

A.Celli presents its new business unit

A.Celli presents its new business unit

With a view towards, INDUSTRY 4.0, Extreme Automation is the A.Celli Group’s answer for the efficiency of the production system. Research, innovation and competitiveness are the drives for company progress. And today more than ever, the revolutio...

17-01-2018 Hits:122 European News

Environment minister launches pioneering Gosport paper cup recycling scheme

Environment minister launches pioneering Gosport paper cup recycling scheme

Environment Minister, Thérèse Coffey, has launched a pioneering new recycling initiative for paper coffee cups in Gosport. Created through a partnership between Gosport Borough Council and paper cup manufacturer Huhtamaki, the scheme will pilot a col...

16-01-2018 Hits:123 European News

Business acquisition: Protacon challenges traditional engineering companies

Business acquisition: Protacon challenges traditional engineering companies

Technology company Protacon has purchased Descal, a global operator in industrial investment projects. With the transaction formalised in January, the company climbs to the top of service providers for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With the...

16-01-2018 Hits:157 European News

Valmet's new moisturizer for self-adhesive laminators corrects all kinds of curl and cross-direction moisture profiles

Valmet's new moisturizer for self-adhesive laminators corrects all kinds of curl and cross-direction moisture profiles

Valmet has introduced a new compact moisturizer, Valmet IQ Converting Moisturizer, for self-adhesive laminating lines. This application-matched solution corrects all kinds of curl and cross-direction moisture profiles and complements Valmet's quality...

15-01-2018 Hits:112 European News

A.Celli Rebuilding: a new paper winder for Muda Paper Mills Malaysia

A.Celli Rebuilding: a new paper winder for Muda Paper Mills Malaysia

Muda Paper Mills Malaysia, Tasek Mill: an old paper winder comes back into fashion! In October 2017, A.Celli Paper's Customer Service team installed and successfully concluded the upgrade performed on an old paper winder with the final start-up. The ...

15-01-2018 Hits:121 Asian News

Paper Recycling, Collection, Quality

Paper Recycling, Collection, Quality

The challenges increase, not only for the deinkers among paper mills – it becomes more and more difficult to produce new graphic paper from paper for recycling at economically reasonable conditions. Rising prices for paper for recycling increase the ...

15-01-2018 Hits:149 European News

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started up a new TT SYD at its Laverton North mill.

Australian tissue producer Encore Tissue started up a new TT SYD at its Laverton North mill.

Toscotec is confirmed as global supplier of Steel Yankee Dryers, with installations across five continents.  Encore tissue started up a new Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer on ET3 at its Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. The rebuilt tissue machi...

11-01-2018 Hits:124 Oceania News

Voith and Suzano Papel e Celulose Strengthen Successful Technological Partnership with the Start-Up of Two Tissue Machines

Voith and Suzano Papel e Celulose Strengthen Successful Technological Partnership with the Start-Up of Two Tissue Machines

As part of its strategy to expand into the tissue segment, Suzano Papel e Celulose, the world’s second-largest eucalyptus pulp producer, commissioned Voith Paper, a global technology leader in innovation for the paper industry, to supply complete pro...

11-01-2018 Hits:137 South American News

Cortec® Introduces EcoShield® Super Barrier Paper and Linerboard

Cortec® Introduces EcoShield® Super Barrier Paper and Linerboard

An Environmentally Friendly Replacement for Polycoated and Waxed Papers! Moisture is a major threat to raw materials and finished goods of all kinds—particularly those made of metal and prone to rust and corrosion. Greases and oils sometimes used as...

11-01-2018 Hits:254 European News

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds that Canada Improperly Subsidizes Producers of Uncoated Groundwood Paper

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds that Canada Improperly Subsidizes Producers of Uncoated Groundwood Paper

Levelling the playing field for the U.S. industry, Canadian uncoated groundwood paper imports to now require CVD deposits to enter the country legally North Pacific Paper Company has just commended the U.S. Department of Commerce for its preliminary...

10-01-2018 Hits:175 Canadian News

WestRock to Upgrade Florence, SC Mill

WestRock to Upgrade Florence, SC Mill

WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has just announced a planned investment in its Florence, South Carolina kraft linerboard mill that will significantly increase the mill’s efficiency, quality and se...

09-01-2018 Hits:184 North American News

Toscotec successfully completed a dryer section rebuild for Smurfit Kappa in Barbosa (Colombia).

Toscotec successfully completed a dryer section rebuild for Smurfit Kappa in Barbosa (Colombia).

In 2016 Smurfit Kappa awarded Toscotec with the rebuilding of the Company´s Barbosa paper machine’s dryer section. The target operating speed of the machine after startup was set at 1,000 mpm. Following an extensive project that lasted 25 months, wi...

09-01-2018 Hits:141 South American News

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has just announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Plymouth Packaging, Inc. (“Plymouth”). Plymouth is a corrugated packaging company that derives approximate...

08-01-2018 Hits:184 North American News

BillerudKorsnäs is impacted by shortage of pulpwood due to wet and mild winter

BillerudKorsnäs is impacted by shortage of pulpwood due to wet and mild winter

Wet and mild weather in the fall and early winter has led to a shortage of pulpwood in late 2017 and early 2018. The root cause of the shortage of pulp wood is the unusually wet and mild start of the winter. Normal winters the ground freezes which a...

08-01-2018 Hits:163 European News

Valmet introduces a recovery boiler leak detector with advanced analytics

Valmet introduces a recovery boiler leak detector with advanced analytics

Valmet has introduced a predictive tool for detecting recovery boiler leaks - Valmet Recovery Boiler Leak Detector. This innovative diagnostics application with advanced analytics enables boiler owners to detect even the smallest tube leaks in an unp...

08-01-2018 Hits:168 European News

Paper Cup Alliance cautions against measures that will hurt consumers and high streets

Paper Cup Alliance cautions against measures that will hurt consumers and high streets

Responding to today’s report (Friday 5 January 2018) from the Environmental Audit Committee following its ‘Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups and Plastic Bottles’ inquiry, the Paper Cup Alliance (PCA) has welcomed the recognition of industry efforts t...

04-01-2018 Hits:204 European News

PMP is Announcing “PMP Everest Strategy” And A New Branding Campaign “Honoring Our Past – Empowering Our Future”

PMP is Announcing “PMP Everest Strategy” And A New Branding Campaign “Honoring Our Past – Empowering Our Future”

PMP (Paper Machinery Procuder) has announced today a dynamic development strategy entitled: “PMP Everest Strategy” for the next 3 years. The new Strategy is based on refreshed mission, vision and values, which are valid from the new financial year 20...

04-01-2018 Hits:312 European News

New fluidized bed combustion systems generate steam and offsets tipping fees at two Toronto-area paper mills.

New fluidized bed combustion systems generate steam and offsets tipping fees at two Toronto-area paper mills.

Commissioned in 2011, Precision Energy Services, Inc. (PES) of Hayden, Idaho, supplied the first sludge-to-energy system to Atlantic Packaging’s 111 plant location. This system replaced a combustion technology that was unable to reliably burn the wet...

04-01-2018 Hits:224 Canadian News

Metso comments impacts of the US tax reform legislation

Metso comments impacts of the US tax reform legislation

On December 22, 2017, President of the United States signed tax reform legislation which includes, among other things, a reduction in the USA federal corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent from the beginning of the tax year 2018. Th...

27-12-2017 Hits:257 North American News

PMP Announces Partnership with Rollmeister, who becomes a PMP Roll Service Center!

PMP Announces Partnership with Rollmeister, who becomes a PMP Roll Service Center!

PMP is proud to announce the beginning of a partnership with Rollmeister Inc. Rollmeister became PMP’s tier-one supplier for roll services in the US market, expanding PMP’s portfolio together with PMP Americas Inc. PMP Americas is one of PMP’s divis...

20-12-2017 Hits:263 North American News

Kemira increases prices of process chemicals for pulp & paper industry in APAC

Kemira increases prices of process chemicals for pulp & paper industry in APAC

Kemira, the leading global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper industry and other water intensive industries, announces price increases of up to 25% for its process chemical product lines. The price adjustment of process chemicals ar...

20-12-2017 Hits:360 Asian News

PulPaper - visions of the future through innovations

PulPaper - visions of the future through innovations

Next spring, PulPaper will bring the world’s best experts together in Helsinki to explore digitalisation, biorefinery development and breakthrough innovations. The seminars will feature top international speakers from Japan, North America and other...

20-12-2017 Hits:251 European News

European News

ANDRITZ to supply another paper machine to Zellsto…

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bl...

A.Celli presents its new business unit

With a view towards, INDUSTRY 4.0, Extreme Automation is the A.Celli Group’s answer for the efficiency of the production system. Research, innovati...

Environment minister launches pioneering Gosport p…

Environment Minister, Thérèse Coffey, has launched a pioneering new recycling initiative for paper coffee cups in Gosport. Created through a partnersh...

Business acquisition: Protacon challenges traditio…

Technology company Protacon has purchased Descal, a global operator in industrial investment projects. With the transaction formalised in January, the...

American News

Valmet to supply a repeat order of OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in North America

Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M board production line with automation for Pratt Paper (IN), LLC for Pratt's new greenfield paper mill in Wapakonet...

Verso Corporation Expands Strategic Alternatives Considerations

Verso Corporation has just announced that the Strategic Alternatives Committee formed by its Board of Directors in September 2017, has, at the directi...

Voith and Suzano Papel e Celulose Strengthen Successful Technological Partnership with the Start-Up of Two Tissue Machines

As part of its strategy to expand into the tissue segment, Suzano Papel e Celulose, the world’s second-largest eucalyptus pulp producer, commissioned ...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds that Canada Improperly Subsidizes Producers of Uncoated Groundwood Paper

Levelling the playing field for the U.S. industry, Canadian uncoated groundwood paper imports to now require CVD deposits to enter the country legally...

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

A.Celli Rebuilding: a new paper winder for Muda Pa…

Muda Paper Mills Malaysia, Tasek Mill: an old paper winder comes back into fashion! In October 2017, A.Celli Paper's Customer Service team installed a...

Kemira increases prices of process chemicals for p…

Kemira, the leading global chemicals company serving customers in pulp & paper industry and other water intensive industries, announces price increase...

Valmet to supply three moisturizer systems to SCG …

Valmet will supply three Valmet IQ Moisturizer systems to Siam Kraft Industry Co., Ltd and Thai Cane Paper Public Co., Ltd. Both companies are under S...

Valmet to supply key solutions for three container…

Valmet will supply board machine key technology and machine control systems for three new containerboard machines in China. Two of the machines will b...

Financial News

Production disruptions impact profit negatively

The difficulties with production availability continued in the fourth quarter 2017 which impacted sales volumes negatively despite a very strong marke...

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 ...

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...