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The Board of Rottneros has approved an investment of SEK 60m for a new biological water treatment plant at Vallvik Mill. This investment is one of the stages of the investment programme presented at the end of 2009, at the…
Some time ago, Södra Timber took the decision to invest in a new sawmill in Värö with a capacity of 750,000 cubic metres. All licences for the new sawmill have now been obtained and the ground work got under way…
Franz Hofmann will retire as planned on March 31, 2011 Wolfgang Semper becomes new member of the Executive Board Franz Hofmann, who has been member of the Executive Board of ANDRITZ AG since 1999 and responsible for the METALS and…
The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency has selected ÅF in the allocation of framework agreements for government agencies. The contract covers project consulting services in IT and spans two years, with the option of a subsequent two-year extension. "As…
The Board of Directors of Metso has appointed Mr. Matti Kähkönen, M.Sc. in Engineering, as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Metso Corporation and Metso Group. Matti Kähkönen will start in his new position on March 1, 2011.…
Stora Enso Baienfurt GmbH has signed an agreement to divest its Baienfurt mill site real estate in Germany. Buyer is the IGV Industrie- und Gewerbeverwaltungs GmbH, a subsidiary of the Lower Bavarian Karl- Gruppe, which specialises in acquiring and restructuring…
The resolution proposed by the Board of Directors to elect Agnete Raaschou-Nielsen as a new board member was adopted. In the period leading up to the general meeting, Agnete Raaschou-Nielsen was attached to the Board of Directors in an advisory…
Delivery includes the first permanent magnetized motor from ABB in Sweden ABB, the leading power and automation group, has won an order to supply automation and control systems for two paper machines and a winder at Korsnäs AB in Gävle,…
The Norske Skog Skogn mill in Norway is one of the largest newsprint producers in Europe. The mill has decisively sought ways in which to improve the operation and efficiency of its three newsprint machines, PM 1, PM 2 and…
Forest certification systems in Finland, Italy, Luxembourg and the Slovak Republic meet its globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks and have been re-endorsed, PEFC International, the world’s largest forest certification organization, announced today. All systems successfully completed the comprehensive and thorough endorsement…
The Siemens Industry Solutions Division has developed a new software solution with an energy-saving control strategy for dryer sections. The Sipaper APC (Advanced Process Control) DrySec is designed to reduce steam consumption in papermaking by decreasing energy needs in the…
The 2010 Sappi African Printers of the Year gala event held in Sun City on 12 August 2010 was a celebration of print excellence where printers and their winning entries shared the spotlight.At the glittering event hosted by Master of…
The Institute for Printing Presses and Printing Methods (IDD) at Darmstadt University of Technology and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) are extending their joint research platform till 2012. The two partners have been working on the "functional printing" development project since…
"Onward and upward - even against the flow" are the words that drive the corporate philosophy of Druckerei Kern, a print shop based in Bexbach in Germany. "We have always invested in the latest presses in order to offer our…
Stora Enso has appointed Lars Häggström (42) as new Head of Group Human Resources and member of the Group Executive Team. He is currently Head of Group HR at Nordea Bank AB.                                                           Prior to his appointment at Nordea in 2008,…