Pulp-Paperworld.com / European News
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 12:30

Appointments in Metso Executive Team

Metso’s Board of Directors has decided on changes to Metso Executive Team. The appointments will become effective on March 1, 2011 when Matti Kähkönen starts as Metso’s President and CEO. Andrew Benko (b. 1949) has been appointed President, Mining and…
Stora Enso's www.storaenso.com/globalresponsibility web pages have won the European Excellence Award 2010 in the category of websites. The European Excellence Award competition focuses on outstanding achievements in different fields of communications. This year's Awards attracted an unprecedented number of over…
From the start of next year, the companies behind ScandFibre Logistics AB will be transporting 2.4 million tonnes of forest products by rail from Sweden to terminals that are convenient for European customers. Deregulation of freight traffic is increasingly allowing…
The CTMP line at Rottneros Mill has been at a standstill for around ten days, which corresponds to a loss of production of approximately 2,500 tonnes. The stoppage is due to the combination of extremely high electricity prices and high…
Metso will supply Hinton Pulp with a rebuild of their market pulp machine in Hinton, Alberta, Canada. The project will be delivered and installed in late 2011. The value of the order exceeds EUR 10 million. The order is included…
The first major implementation milestone has been reached relating to the operational excellence programme aiming at improving the efficiency and quality of operations and serving Pöyry's clientele in a cost-efficient way. Pöyry has made decisions to adapt capacity and to…
SCA has been awarded the Institute for the Accounting Profession in Sweden’s (FAR) prestigious prize for the Best Sustainability Report 2009 in the category Large companies. The award was presented today at Finforum 2010, an international conference in Stockholm, Sweden,…
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 11:50

Borregaard Opens High-Tech Control Centre

Minister of Trade and Industry, Trond Giske, has opened Borregaard’s new control centre, which will ensure innovative, knowledge based and eco-friendly industry in the years to come.          “This modern control centre demonstrates the focus on Norwegian process industry.…
Monday, 06 December 2010 16:00

Södra Timber to invest in Unnefors sawmill

The Board of Directors at Södra Timber has approved an investment in an automatic sorting facility at the company's sawmill in Unnefors, outside Jönköping, Sweden. This sawmill produces 110,000 cubic metres of pine annually. The investment amounts to approximately SEK…
FSC Denmark announced the winner of the FSC Design Award 2010 at an event in Aarhus, Denmark on 24 November 2010. Architectural student Mette Schelde of the School of Architecture in Aarhus, Denmark was awarded the prize for combining functionality…
Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, has today signed an agreement to exit its Sealing & Shielding business unit through the sale of Ahlstrom Altenkirchen GmbH in Germany. The acquirer is Interface Solutions, a portfolio company…
Pöyry signed a cooperation agreement with Aalto University on 1 December 2010 which will support the university's research, development and education efforts. As part of the agreement and in accordance with the decision made at the 2010 Annual General Meeting,…
UPM has partnered with Monocle – a leading business and cultural affairs magazine – to produce the Monocle Finland Survey. Printed on three UPM grades, the Monocle Finland Survey covers all aspects of Finnish culture, economy and design. It is…
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group will deliver a Collaborative Production Management (CPM) system to Kotkamills Oy, Finland. Kotkamills Oy manufactures matt coated printing paper and laminating papers as well as sawn products. The system supports company’s Kotka…
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has secured a contract to deliver the paper machine and winder sectional drive systems for  Saica Containerboard’s new PM11 paper production line. The new mill is located in Manchester, England. The Comprehensive…