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Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:30

Holmen to close paper machine in Madrid

Holmen Paper will be shutting down production of printing paper at the smaller paper machine in Madrid. This equates to almost 10 per cent of the business area’s production capacity. Approximately 170 employees will be affected. “We’ve been working to…
On the morning of 2 February, fire caused damage to part of the thermo-mechanical pulp plant which supplies the paper machines with fibre at Norske Skog Saugbrugs mill. Although the fire was quickly brought under control, it caused significant damage…
The Södra Timber Traryd sawmill is being converted from pine sawing to sawing all varieties of hardwood. At the same time the Södra Interiör business area will take over the sawmill from Södra Timber on 1 April. Until then, pine…
Södra is to shut down most of its operations at its Södra Timber Åtvidaberg sawmill. Some 39 employees will be affected by the change, and negotiations under the provisions of the Codetermination in Industry Act will commence immediately. "The sawmill…
Thursday, 03 February 2011 15:55

Comar to move to Infrapark® Baselland

Comar Chemicals (Pty) Ltd will establish a second production site for its organo metallic catalysts and nano-particle chemicals at Clariant’s new “Infrapark® Baselland” in Muttenz, Switzerland during the course of 2011. This plant will service European and other overseas customers…
Metso and SAICA have made an outsourcing agreement on the mill maintenance of Saica Containerboard UK Ltd’s paper mill in Partington, United Kingdom. With this multi-year agreement, which became effective as of January 11, 2011, Metso will assume full responsibility…
The European Paper Industry welcomes the Commission’s communication on raw materials, adopted today. Concrete actions are needed to address the increasingly critical supply of raw materials to European Industries. This includes the raw materials of the European Paper Industry: The…
BASF Plant Science has concluded its Amflora cultivation plans for the 2011 season. Amflora, the genetically enhanced potato for use in the starch industry, will this year be cultivated on two hectares of land in Üplingen (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany). " There…
The SMARNIP® Shoe Press supplied by PMT Italia S.p.A. to Favini Rossano Veneto machine # 3, Italy, has been started up with success on January 4th 2011. Few hours after the start up of the machine with the SMARNIP® in…
The Ministry of the Environment and UPM have agreed upon compensation for the Natura 2000 sites and areas designated for protection under national conservation programmes in UPM's forests in Kainuu, Finland. The State will purchase approximately 380 hectares from UPM…
M-real’s customer magazine M-real Magazine has won gold in the ‘Best Overall Design, B-to-B’ category in Folio Magazine’s Eddies and Ozzies Awards. The international Folio Awards are the magazine industry’s largest competition, celebrating the best in both editorial quality and…
SPM Instrument has been commissioned to install SPM HD on four wash presses at Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner in Piteå, Sweden. The SPM HD measuring technique, a sophisticated enhancement of the SPM method, is particularly well suited for condition monitoring of…
Effective immediately, BASF increases prices in Europe for resins and additives for the coatings, printing and packaging industries by 5 - 12 % as existing contracts allow. The price increase affects, but is not limited to, the following product ranges:…
Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO of UPM, has been selected as the RISI European CEO of the Year for the pulp and paper industry for 2011. European analysts and portfolio managers covering the forest products industry choose the European CEO…
Sari Pajari (42) has been appointed SVP, Business Development and a member of the Corporate Management Team of M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group. Her main responsibilities are business development and Total Quality Management. Pajari starts in the new position…