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Companies combine operations to form leading paper and packaging company in Mexico Grupo Gondi and WestRock (NYSE:WRK) have just announced that they have completed the formation of a joint venture combining their paper and packaging operations in Mexico. The combination…
Stora Enso has completed the earlier announced divestment of its ownership in the Arapoti Mill in Brazil. The divestment supports Stora Enso's transformation into a renewable materials growth company. The divestment of Stora Enso’s entire 80% shareholding in the Arapoti…
In January 2016, Smurfit Kappa signed another contract with PMP for a press part rebuild of PM#1 in its Mill in Barbosa (Colombia). PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has been chosen again as a strategic partner supporting Smurfit Kappa’s development. PM#1…
Grupo Gondi and WestRock (NYSE:WRK) have been authorized by COFECE to implement the agreement which will allow them to combine their operations in Mexico to form a strategic alliance, creating the leading packaging company in the country. The parties expect…
On March 21st 2016, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) celebrated the United Nations International Day of Forests. ICFPA is proud to represent the contributions of the global forest products industry to sustainable development, ensuring that environmental,…
Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has expanded its fiber certification program into Brazil and Mexico, as of mid-February 2016. Although most of the raw material used in our mills is 100 percent recycled fiber, this…
Valmet has inaugurated its fourth Service Center in Brazil. The center is located in Imperatriz, in Maranhão state to serve customers in the northern and northeastern parts of Brazil. The opening ceremony of the center was held on March 16,…
A Valmet-delivered Advantage NTT tissue line has started up at the Forestal y Papelera Concepcion (FPC) mill in Chile. The new line fulfills FPC's target of producing 100% textured tissue, differentiating the company's product offering, and to produce high-quality tissue…
Valmet will deliver a new white liquor plant to CMPC Celulosa S.A.'s Laja pulp mill in Chile. The new white liquor plant will replace the existing one and will comply with new environmental permits coming into force in 2018. Furthermore…
Last modified on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 08:33
Friday, 26 February 2016 09:39

Brazils new forest code: guide 2016

The Forest Code in Brazil is a piece of legislation on land management that legally requires that landowners in the Brazilian Amazon should permanently maintain a proportion of the land (80%) as forest. It was passed in 1965 but with…
Last modified on Friday, 26 February 2016 09:44
Robots and 3D images are some of the tools to be adopted in the forest industry’s most modern nursery Fibria, a Brazilian forestry company and the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer, will build a new nursery at its Três LagoasUnit…
Suzano Papel e Celulose has contracted with Voith to deliver two tissue machines. The machines will be installed at the company's Imperatriz and Mucuri locations. The machine located in Imperatriz is scheduled for start-up in June 2017, whereas the one…
Last modified on Sunday, 21 February 2016 22:09
Stora Enso plans to divest its ownership in the Arapoti Mill in Brazil to Papeles Bio Bio. The divestment supports Stora Enso's transformation into a renewable materials growth company. Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its entire 80%…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the world’s first eucalyptus-based fluff pulp drying plant at Suzano Papel e Celuloseʼs Suzano mill, São Paulo, Brazil. The pulp produced is mainly used for production of sanitary papers. ANDRITZ PULP &…
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 10:17

One success leads to another

A new Tissue Machine by A.Celli Paper up & running in the Americas. The start-up successfully completed on 6th November is the result of a fruitful collaboration with Fábricas de Papel Potosí and clear proof of A.Celli’s increasing presence in…
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