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AWARDS - FiberMark ‘Specifier Awards’ Call for Entries Offers Designers an Exciting Opportunity for Exposure

AWARDS - FiberMark ‘Specifier Awards’ Call for Entries Offers Designers an Exciting Opportunity for Exposure

FiberMark (www.fibermark.com), a global leader in manufacturing innovative paperboards, fiber-based specialty covering materials and print media for world-leading brands, once again presents designers...

SERVICE - Papel Aralar S.A. is choosing Voith as service partner

SERVICE - Papel Aralar S.A. is choosing Voith as service partner

Voith expands the market share for resident mill service in Spain by launching a new project. After years of close cooperation Papel Aralar S.A., located in Amezketa (Guipuzcóa) in the northern part o...

REBUILD - Sappi Set to Celebrate €60m Alfeld Mill PM 2 Rebuild

REBUILD - Sappi Set to Celebrate €60m Alfeld Mill PM 2 Rebuild

Ambitious project transformed Papermaking Machine PM 2 to better align with today’s market realities Sappi’s ambitious €60m transformation of Alfeld Mill’s PM 2 was concluded on schedule with the qua...

HEADBOX - New innovative Valmet headbox starts up at Dong Il Paper in South Korea

HEADBOX - New innovative Valmet headbox starts up at Dong Il Paper in South Korea

Dong Il Paper Manufacturing Co. Ltd has successfully started up its containerboard machine in its Wolsan mill in South Korea after a wet end rebuild in January 2014. Valmet's delivery covered the key ...

FIRE - KapStone Paper And Packaging Reports Minor Fire At Longview Facility

FIRE - KapStone Paper And Packaging Reports Minor Fire At Longview Facility

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") had a minor fire in one of its paper machines at its Longview, WA mill on April 13, 2014.  The fire was quickly contai...

American News

AWARDS - FiberMark ‘Specifier Awards’ Call for Entries Offers Designers an Exciting Opportunity for Exposure

FiberMark (www.fibermark.com), a global leader in manufacturing innovative paperboards, fiber-based specialty covering materials and print media for w...

FIRE - KapStone Paper And Packaging Reports Minor Fire At Longview Facility

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") had a minor fire in one of its paper machines at its Longview, WA mi...

SPECIALITY PAPERS - Twin Rivers Paper Company Expands Alliance® Release Portfolio

Meeting the changing market and technological advancements in specialty papers, Twin Rivers announces the addition of heavyweight and silicone two-sid...

NEW PRODUCT - FutureMark Launches a First in Premium Recycled-Paper Products

 FutureMark® Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled printing papers,today announced the launch of Future VantageTM...

European News

SERVICE - Papel Aralar S.A. is choosing Voith as s…

Voith expands the market share for resident mill service in Spain by launching a new project. After years of close cooperation Papel Aralar S.A., loca...

REBUILD - Sappi Set to Celebrate €60m Alfeld Mill …

Ambitious project transformed Papermaking Machine PM 2 to better align with today’s market realities Sappi’s ambitious €60m transformation of Alfeld ...

TRAINING - "Wet End Paper & Tissue Chemis…

2 new training events in Paris organized by IBC Paper Training: "Wet End Paper & Tissue Chemistry" and "Measurement, Control & Analysis to Improve P...

SOFTWOOD LOGS - Importation of softwood logs to Sw…

The forest industry in Sweden imported about ten percent of its wood raw-material needs in 2013, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. Softwood lo...

Asian News

HEADBOX - New innovative Valmet headbox starts up …

Dong Il Paper Manufacturing Co. Ltd has successfully started up its containerboard machine in its Wolsan mill in South Korea after a wet end rebuild i...

PROJECT - Rajah Jayendran appointed General Manage…

Rajah Jayendran has been appointed General Manager of Stora Enso’s integrated pulp and board mill investment project in Guangxi, Southern China, as of...

ASIA PAPER - Process Optimization within the Paper…

emtec Electronic at the Asian Paper Show 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand emtec Electronic GmbH will participate at the “Asian Paper Show 2014” in Bangkok, ...

TISSUE - Operating speed reached after only three …

PT Sun Paper Source in Sukoanyar, Indonesia, has successfully put into operation its new VTM 1, a tissue machine from Voith. The operating speed of 1,...

Oceania News

Pulp turned into power

NEW regulation means invasive native species and timber by-products currently made into pulp for paper production, will instead be burnt to generate e...

Proposed Tasmanian Tamar Valley pulp mill lacks in…

The Tasmanian Tamar Valley pulp mill has no investors interested in developing the controversial project, anti-mill campaigner and businessman Geoff C...

Norske Skog entered into new long term sales agree…

Norske Skog has separately entered into new long-term supply agreements for newsprint and improved grade paper with the Australian media groups News L...

Wind energy proponent eyes Gunns pulp mill site

The pulp mill permit granted to Gunns is currently 'on the market' via the failed businesses' receivers, KordaMentha. Wind farm proponent, Tamar Vall...

Energy News

Cellulose electronics a key factor in new energy s…

Cheap energy storage is leading to smarter energy usage and making it simpler to produce renewable energy. The MODULIT project will develop a new ty...

Future Valmet to sharpen its focus on biomass base…

Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business, the future Valmet, offers biomass, waste and coal based heat and power generation solutions in its energy busi...

Metso enters global service partnership with Turbi…

Metso and Turbine Services Ltd. (TSL) have entered into a supply agreement according to which the Metso DNA Turbine Automation system can be used on a...

Biofore concept car to premiere at the Geneva Inte…

The Biofore concept car, a joint production by UPM and Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, is to premiere at the 84th Geneva Internati...

Financial News

REVIEW - Publishing of Valmet Corporation's Interi…

Valmet Corporation's Interim Review for January 1 - March 31, 2014 will be published on Friday, April 25, 2014 at approximately 9:00 a.m. Finnish time...

SCA first Swedish listed company to issue green bo…

As the first Swedish listed company, SCA has raised SEK 1.5 bn through a green bond issue. The bond proceeds will be used for investments in projects ...

Lenzing: Sales and Earnings Decline in 2013 – Coun…

Ongoing good volume demand, new record sales volumes Unsatisfactory earnings situation due to very weak fiber selling prices Initial effects of co...

Kemira announces price increase for paper colorant…

Kemira will implement a price increase of up to 20 % for selected paper colorants in Europe, Middle-East and Africa. The adjustment will be immediatel...