Pulp-Paperworld.com / European News
The co-operative negotiation, started in September, regarding UPM Plywood Head Quarter operations and Sales in Finland have been completed. As a result of the negotiations, the number of UPM Plywood’s personnel in Finland will reduce by 53 persons, out of…
Mr. Kari Tuutti has been appointed Senior Vice President - Communications & Investor Relations as of 31 October 2011. He will report to CEO Mika Seitovirta. Mr. Tuutti will be responsible for Outokumpu's global external and internal communications and investor…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartiere Polesine S.p.A., Italy, for the supply of a two-layer headbox for the production of packaging grades made from 100% waste paper. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.…
Friday, 07 October 2011 11:00

Södra Timber acquires Romerike Trelast

Södra Timber has acquired all shares in Romerike Trelast, located outside Oslo. The company will operate independently, but will be renamed Södra Timber AS. Romerike Trelast comprises a sawmill with an annual production of 60,000 cubic metres of sawn timber,…
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced the opening of its new paper tube and core manufacturing facility in Grünsfeld, Germany. The new Grünsfeld plant will focus…
Thursday, 06 October 2011 09:00

Clariant completes first OBA run in Spain

Clariant announces the successful completion of its first production runs of Optical Brightening Agents (OBAs) at its facility in Prat, near Barcelona, Spain. The site produces dyes, pigment preparations and chemicals for the European and global paper market. The first…
Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK invited key sustainability managers to the Green Event, which covered a variety of topics including green procurement, current climate issues, and active environmental projects. Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper UK hosted the Green Event at the…
Stora Enso plans to undertake a unique wooden construction project in Finland called Wood City in collaboration with the construction company SRV. A proposal that a site in the Jätkäsaari district of Helsinki be reserved for Stora Enso Oyj and…
Today 3rd October 2011, the new Södra Timber Värö facility has been inaugurated by Minister for Trade Ewa Björling. Through its subsidiary Södra Timber, the Södra forestry Group has invested SEK 1 billion in a new sawmill in Värö that…
Avilon Ltd, part of Neo Industrial's Viscose Fibers business, has today signed a letter of intent with Finnish SilverPhasE, concerning the product development, marketing and manufacture of antimicrobial and antiviral viscose fiber. This concerns a new technology, more cost-effective and…
BBC News visited Fortress Paper’s facility in Landquart, Switzerland this week to learn about the process of making banknotes. In a video featured in the BBC’s Business section, Marco Ziethen, the production manager at Landquart, takes reporter Lucy Burton through…
Due to severe fouling inside the DuoStabilizer rolls of the first dryer group of its KM 6 board machine, Weig Karton has until now had to clean the stabilizer rolls once a year. This cleaning process is extremely laborious, as…
By adopting Metso Kappa Analyzer technology, Billerud Karlsborg will benefit from faster and more accurate measurements to help improve pulp quality and optimize chemical usage The Karlsborg mill in Sweden is installing a Metso Kappa Q to replace two old…
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 13:00

UPM Tervasaari PM 8 rebuild proceeds as planned

In November 2010 UPM announced its response to the growing demand for label papers by increasing the label paper production capacity by almost 30,000 tonnes annually at its Tervasaari mill (PM 8) in Valkeakoski, Finland. "The rebuild of the Tervasaari…
The packaging group A&R Carton is optimising its production in the Nordic region. The management of the Swedish company has today begun negotiations with the trade union representatives to close the factory in Norrköping. The plans affect around 80 employees.…