Pulp-Paperworld.com / S.American News
Two new pulp drying lines, delivered by Valmet, have been started at Klabin's new pulp mill located in Ortigueira city, Paraná state in Brazil. The first pulp bale was produced according to schedule on March 4th, 2016. Klabin's new pulp…
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, announced plans to establish a new roll cover and mechanical services facility located in Concepción, Chile. The Company is continuing to reposition assets from low-growth to…
The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) and its members welcome the signing of the landmark United Nations agreement to tackle climate change, set to take place on April 22. The agreement urges countries to implement policies that…
Voith has been chosen by CMPC Riograndense to carry out a rebuild of its PDM1 pulp dryer in Guaíba, a city located in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. The rebuild project aims to improve the machine's stability…
Toscotec will supply a new MODULO-PLUS tissue line to Celupaper S.A., part of Grupo Vual, South American leading regional player for the production of high quality tissue products. The new line will be installed at Papelera Nicaragua. This is the…
Kemira Oyj has successfully started up production in its new sodium chlorate plant located in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The sodium chlorate produced at the plant is used for on-site generation of chlorine dioxide, a key bleaching agent in bleached pulp…
New package includes electromechanical assembly of interconnections of all process areas at the company’s new pulp production line Fibria, a Brazilian forestry company and the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer, has contracted the execution of electromechanical assembly, known as Balance…
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…
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