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ÅF has signed a major consultancy contract with Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd. Iggesund Paperboard is part of the Swedish forest industry group Holmen. Iggesund Paperboard will build a new biomass-fuelled CHP (Combined Heat and Power) plant at its Workington paperboard…
The Swiss manufacturer of fine and specialty papers based in Grellingen (BL) increased net production in 2010 by 5% (from 62,200 tonnes to 65,000 tonnes). In spite of the weaker EUR, USD and GBP, sales revenue also grew by 2%…
Comprehensive automation and collaborative production management systems will increase product quality and overall efficiency at Arjowiggins Creative Papers Stoneywood Mill ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won a contract to provide new automation, quality control and collaborative…
In the first quarter of 2012, a new metallizer will be started up that will increase production capacity by approximately 70%. Torraspapel, part of the Lecta Group, has announced the installation of a new high-vacuum metallizer in its Leitza mill…
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that the 16th Annual General Meeting adopted each of the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors. 515 shareholders, representing roughly 31% of the share capital recorded in Clariant's share register…
Friday, 01 April 2011 08:02

Södra appoints Carina Olson as new CFO

Södra has appointed Carina Olson as its new Chief Financial Officer as of 1 June. Carina Olson has many years of experience in leading positions at Södra, where she has been employed since 2001. She has been part of the…
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 11:00

Bollsta sawmill invests in log-sorting line

Bollsta sawmill invests mSEK 37 in log-sorting equipment. The investment comprises a log sorting-line with 80 boxes. “With a new conveyor and as much as 80 boxes, we can fully utilise our new equipment for x-ray and 3D measuring of…
"Due to the fast and uncomplicated assistance of Voith Paper, we could re-start production in record time after this scheduled downtime. The high flexibility of Voith Paper´s roll experts enabled us to get one of our suction press rolls completely…
Stora Enso is planning to permanently close down Kopparfors Sawmill in Sweden by the end of 2011 due to several years of losses and no feasible options for improvement. The plan also includes closing down the pellet mill. “Despite several…
Ilim Group obtained consent from the Main State Expert Review Board to upgrade its Bratsk Mill. The project envisions the construction of a new cutting edge pulp cooking, washing and bleaching line, installation of a pulp dryer, new recovery and…
Ahlstrom Corporation, a global high performance materials company, has today agreed to sell the buildings, land and assets of its Ascoli plant in Italy to Eurocomet. The value of the transaction is approximately EUR 4.0 million euros, of which the…
Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has received an important order from Stora Enso Imatra mill in Finland. The pulp dryer of the chemical pulp mill will be revamped for higher production output and better runability. Imatra pulp mill produces both…
The Nomination Committee of ÅF AB (publ) proposes that Anders Narvinger be elected as a new member of the company's Board of Directors. Anders Narvinger has previously held the post of President and CEO of ABB Sweden and is currently…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Hämeenkyrön Voima Oy to supply an 80MWth fluidized bed steam boiler for a power plant in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. The main fuel for the boiler will be wood-based biomass, with milled…
SCA has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the fourth consecutive year. According to the Institute, the ranking list recognises companies that go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and actually…