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Kemira will make a multi-million euro investment in the production line expansion of sizing agent (ASA) at its Nanjing site in China. Sizing agents are used for improving water-resistance in middle to high end paper and in packaging board. This…
Valmet will deliver a white liquor pressure disc filter to Daio Paper Co. Ltd's Mishima pulp mill in Japan. The new filter is scheduled to start-up in September, 2017. The order was included in Valmet's third quarter 2016 orders received.…
Hengan Group, a leading Chinese manufacturer of tissue and hygiene products, has ordered two Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machines, to be installed at its Changji mil in Xinjiang Autonomous Region. These MODULO-PLUS ES are the first two tissue machines supplied…
Valmet will deliver key technology for a new green field dissolving pulp mill to Sun Paper's new investment in Laos. The mill site, Muang Phin, is located in the southern province of Savanakhet. The target is to start pulp production…
Friday, 16 December 2016 07:13

Paper sector’s growth slows down

The growth of the paper sector has slowed down recently in terms of consumption, production, export and import, according to the Vietnam Pulp and Paper Association (VPPA). The slowdown went against the rises in consumption (5 percent), production (5.4 percent),…
UAE paper and packaging industry is the fastest in terms of growth in the Mena region, reaching a market valued at $ 2.3 billion and will maintain an annual growth rate of 5 per cent till 2019, said a report.…
Valmet will deliver automation technology to Nepa Limited in India for its two refurbished paper machines and new deinking plant. The solutions enable the paper mill to increase productivity and improve product quality. The startup of the new system is…
Toscotec has been awarded a contract to rebuild PM1 at Correll Tissue, in Durban, South Africa. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second half of 2017. Correll Tissue is the primary tissue paper manufacturing plant of…
The chief executive of a Taiwan-invested paper project in Tien Giang has directly addressed allegations that his facility may pollute one of the most important waterways in the southern province and Mekong Delta. Chiang Ming Jui, CEO of the Dai…
The nation’s biggest printing company is funding a startup that makes paper out of rock, in a bid to diversify into new materials and as environmental concerns push companies to seek more sustainable products. Toppan Printing Co., the nation’s largest…
Diversified business group Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) — founded by conglomerate Sukanto Tanoto — is on track to build the first integrated viscose fiber factory in Indonesia, which it claims will help meet domestic demand of viscose and drive exports.…
A South Korean research team has developed a technology that can apply paper just like a silicon (Si) board. The new development is expected not only to lower the price, but also to significantly reduce negative environmental impacts arising from…
ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received two orders from Fujian NanFang Textile Co., Ltd (PRC) to supply two new neXline spunlace nonwoven lines for its new plant in the city of NanPing, Fujian Province, China. Start-up…
Environmental experts have proposed the Tien Giang People’s Committee to revoke Taiwanese-invested Dai Duong paper project located in Long Giang Industrial Park due to risks of environmental pollution, according to newswire Tuoitre. In the petition submitted to the Tien Giang…
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has requested the USD1.2-billion Lee & Man Paper Plant in Hau Giang Province to halt operations due to public concerns over its environmental impact. According to Hoang Van Thuc, Deputy Director of the…
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