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Valmet to deliver key technology and automation solutions for the expansion project of Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet to deliver key technology and automation solutions for the expansion project of Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet will deliver bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP), evaporation and non-condensable gas (NCG) technology as well as an extensive automation solutions package for Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland. The delivery is part of Stora Enso’s a...

01-02-2023 Hits:66 European News

Michigan governor signs legislation granting Billerud investment support for Escanaba Mill transformation

Michigan governor signs legislation granting Billerud investment support for Escanaba Mill transformation

As previously announced, Michigan State legislatures have approved legislation to grant Billerud investment support of up to USD 200 million in funding to support Billerud’s investment plans. Today, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the legis...

01-02-2023 Hits:69 Financial News

ANDRITZ invites to “TissueTalk” webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine

ANDRITZ invites to “TissueTalk” webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine

International technology group ANDRITZ presents its innovative fiber technologies for fiber treatment, usage and savings for sustainable tissue production at the TissueTalk webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine. Date: February 9, 2023 at...

01-02-2023 Hits:72 European News

Combined competencies of Voith and Meri lead to significant water savings in paper production

Combined competencies of Voith and Meri lead to significant water savings in paper production

The global interest of papermakers in water-saving solutions has steadily increased, with the effective use of water as a resource is an essential lever for sustainable paper production. To support papermakers in securing their future competitiveness...

31-01-2023 Hits:72 European News

Toscotec to participate in EXPOACOTEPAC in Colombia

Toscotec to participate in EXPOACOTEPAC in Colombia

Toscotec will take part in the 31st International Conference and EXPOACOTEPAC 2023 organized by the Colombian Association of Technicians of the Cellulose, Paper and Cardboard Industry (ACOTEPAC) from 8th to 10th February in Cali, Colombia. Gabriele ...

31-01-2023 Hits:76 South American News

Joining forces: Optimized stock preparation portfolio from Voith and Toscotec for tissue production

Joining forces: Optimized stock preparation portfolio from Voith and Toscotec for tissue production

For more than two years now, Toscotec has been a subsidiary of Voith and since then has been serving the business with new lines and major rebuilds in the tissue paper sector for the entire Voith Group. As a result, intensive cooperation began, which...

30-01-2023 Hits:90 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete press section rebuild to Cartiera Pirinoli in Italy

Toscotec to supply a complete press section rebuild to Cartiera Pirinoli in Italy

Italian carton board manufacturer Cartiera Pirinoli selected Toscotec for the rebuild of the entire press section of PM1 at its Roccavione site in Northern Italy. The project is planned for the second half of 2023. In order to ensure the highest o...

30-01-2023 Hits:100 European News

A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

The joint efforts of A.Celli and Anhui Linping’s teams resulted in a smooth start up of the headbox, suction rolls and rewinder delivered to the production plant in Xiao County, Anhui province. In December 2022, A.Celli Paper and Anhui Linping Recyc...

30-01-2023 Hits:90 Asian News

Valmet to supply another paper machine rebuild to Sappi North America’s Somerset facility

Valmet to supply another paper machine rebuild to Sappi North America’s Somerset facility

Valmet will supply an extensive rebuild for Sappi’s Somerset paper manufacturing facility in Skowhegan, Maine, USA. Previously, Valmet rebuilt the paper machine 1 (PM1) and with its success, Sappi has chosen Valmet again to rebuild the paper machine ...

30-01-2023 Hits:103 North American News

Reliable, flexible and efficient quality measurement and control OnQuality successfully commissioned at customers Smurfit Kappa, WEPA and Johns Manville

Reliable, flexible and efficient quality measurement and control OnQuality successfully commissioned at customers Smurfit Kappa, WEPA and Johns Manville

Quality control systems are an important factor in paper production to continuously optimize production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, flexible use and high reliability, Voith's OnQuality quality control systems (QCS) have alr...

27-01-2023 Hits:122 European News

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics Kemira announced in August 2021 its investment in SimAnalytics and has now acquired the rest of the business. With the acquisition, Kemira strength...

27-01-2023 Hits:97 European News

Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process

Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planing mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The completion...

27-01-2023 Hits:111 European News

Michigan State legislatures have approved legislation to grant Billerud investment support

Michigan State legislatures have approved legislation to grant Billerud investment support

Billerud is evaluating significant investments to transform its Escanaba mill into a world-class paperboard production facility and has applied for investment support from the State of Michigan. The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate has...

27-01-2023 Hits:130 North American News

Colourform and maison perrier-jouët box up the perfect blend of beauty and sustainability

Colourform and maison perrier-jouët box up the perfect blend of beauty and sustainability

Maison Perrier-Jouët, one of France’s most historic and distinctive champagne houses, has partnered with sustainable packaging brand, COLOURFORM by James Cropper, to challenge the norms of luxury. Together they have created an eco-designed gift box t...

25-01-2023 Hits:141 European News

ANDRITZ to supply SulfoLoop plant for commercial grade, concentrated sulfuric acid to the new Suzano mill in Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil

ANDRITZ to supply SulfoLoop plant for commercial grade, concentrated sulfuric acid to the new Suzano mill in Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil

ANDRITZ has received an order from Brazilian pulp producer Suzano to deliver a SulfoLoop concentrated sulfuric acid plant for its new pulp mill that Suzano is building in the municipality of Ribas do Rio Pardo, state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The pulp m...

18-01-2023 Hits:159 South American News

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

The renowned viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres welcomes the preliminary political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains, which was adopted at the end of 2022....

17-01-2023 Hits:125 European News

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith has opened another OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) location in Kunshan, China, to offer the comprehensive know-how and competencies of its experts worldwide as close to the customer as possible. With this step, Voith is strengthening the global network...

17-01-2023 Hits:120 Asian News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to GrandBay Papeles Nacionales in Colombia

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to GrandBay Papeles Nacionales in Colombia

GrandBay Papeles Nacionales has selected Toscotec for the turnkey supply of a new AHEAD 2.2 tissue line (PM5) at its Pereira production base in Colombia. This is Toscotec’s second project with GrandBay who is currently installing a complete AHEAD 2.2...

17-01-2023 Hits:145 South American News

Tissue World Düsseldorf announce CEO of WEPA Group as keynote speaker

Tissue World Düsseldorf announce CEO of WEPA Group as keynote speaker

Martin Krengel, CEO, WEPA group is confirmed as keynote speaker at Tissue World Düsseldorf in March. Martin joins an impressive line-up of tissue producers, industry experts and business leaders from Essity, Star Tissue, Fisher International, Hawkins...

17-01-2023 Hits:135 Exhibitions

Sulzer gains 2023 Top Employer recognition in multiple countries

Sulzer gains 2023 Top Employer recognition in multiple countries

Sulzer has been named a 2023 Top Employer in Brazil, China, Switzerland, the UK and the USA, demonstrating its commitment to best HR policy and people practices globally. The Top Employers Institute surveyed five key countries for Sulzer, also rating...

17-01-2023 Hits:122 European News

SustainaPac Partners with PulPac to bring Dry Molded Fiber food service packaging products to the North American QSR sustainability market

SustainaPac Partners with PulPac to bring Dry Molded Fiber food service packaging products to the North American QSR sustainability market

The shift away from single-use plastics continues as USA-based manufacturing venture SustainaPac LLC joins PulPac’s growing licensee network. Employing the Dry Molded Fiber technology, SustainaPac intends to establish itself as a source of highly eco...

17-01-2023 Hits:138 European News

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet will deliver a fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in the Sichuan Province in China to improve mill efficiency. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. The value of the ...

17-01-2023 Hits:114 Asian News

Tubes versus Boxes: Creating an Optimal Packaging Solution

Tubes versus Boxes: Creating an Optimal Packaging Solution

Custom corrugated boxes and fiber tubes protect products and the environment and build brand image By Cheryl Smith The subject of packaging and shipping solutions has become an increasingly popular topic of conversation within businesses and among ...

03-01-2023 Hits:441 North American News

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, China has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China. The complete line order includes the stock preparation system...

03-01-2023 Hits:488 Asian News

Stora Enso completes the divestment of its Nymölla paper site to Sylvamo

Stora Enso completes the divestment of its Nymölla paper site to Sylvamo

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of its Nymölla paper production site in Sweden, and all related assets to Sylvamo, a US-based global producer of uncoated paper. The divestment announced on 15 September 2022 was closed today after regulatory a...

02-01-2023 Hits:474 European News

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Valmet to deliver key technology and automation solutions for the expansion project of Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet to deliver key technology and automation solutions for the expansion project of Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland

Valmet will deliver bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP), evaporation and non-condensable gas (NCG) technology as well as an extensive automation solutions package for Stora Enso’s Oulu mill in Finland. The delivery is part of Stora Enso’s a...

01-02-2023 Hits:66 European News

ANDRITZ invites to “TissueTalk” webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine

ANDRITZ invites to “TissueTalk” webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine

International technology group ANDRITZ presents its innovative fiber technologies for fiber treatment, usage and savings for sustainable tissue production at the TissueTalk webinar in cooperation with Tissue World Magazine. Date: February 9, 2023 at...

01-02-2023 Hits:72 European News

Combined competencies of Voith and Meri lead to significant water savings in paper production

Combined competencies of Voith and Meri lead to significant water savings in paper production

The global interest of papermakers in water-saving solutions has steadily increased, with the effective use of water as a resource is an essential lever for sustainable paper production. To support papermakers in securing their future competitiveness...

31-01-2023 Hits:72 European News

Joining forces: Optimized stock preparation portfolio from Voith and Toscotec for tissue production

Joining forces: Optimized stock preparation portfolio from Voith and Toscotec for tissue production

For more than two years now, Toscotec has been a subsidiary of Voith and since then has been serving the business with new lines and major rebuilds in the tissue paper sector for the entire Voith Group. As a result, intensive cooperation began, which...

30-01-2023 Hits:90 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete press section rebuild to Cartiera Pirinoli in Italy

Toscotec to supply a complete press section rebuild to Cartiera Pirinoli in Italy

Italian carton board manufacturer Cartiera Pirinoli selected Toscotec for the rebuild of the entire press section of PM1 at its Roccavione site in Northern Italy. The project is planned for the second half of 2023. In order to ensure the highest o...

30-01-2023 Hits:100 European News

Reliable, flexible and efficient quality measurement and control OnQuality successfully commissioned at customers Smurfit Kappa, WEPA and Johns Manville

Reliable, flexible and efficient quality measurement and control OnQuality successfully commissioned at customers Smurfit Kappa, WEPA and Johns Manville

Quality control systems are an important factor in paper production to continuously optimize production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, flexible use and high reliability, Voith's OnQuality quality control systems (QCS) have alr...

27-01-2023 Hits:122 European News

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics

Kemira strengthens services offering by acquiring advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics Kemira announced in August 2021 its investment in SimAnalytics and has now acquired the rest of the business. With the acquisition, Kemira strength...

27-01-2023 Hits:97 European News

Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process

Stora Enso signs an agreement to divest its Hylte paper site and will discontinue the Anjala site divestment process

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planing mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The completion...

27-01-2023 Hits:111 European News

Colourform and maison perrier-jouët box up the perfect blend of beauty and sustainability

Colourform and maison perrier-jouët box up the perfect blend of beauty and sustainability

Maison Perrier-Jouët, one of France’s most historic and distinctive champagne houses, has partnered with sustainable packaging brand, COLOURFORM by James Cropper, to challenge the norms of luxury. Together they have created an eco-designed gift box t...

25-01-2023 Hits:141 European News

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

The renowned viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres welcomes the preliminary political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains, which was adopted at the end of 2022....

17-01-2023 Hits:125 European News

Sulzer gains 2023 Top Employer recognition in multiple countries

Sulzer gains 2023 Top Employer recognition in multiple countries

Sulzer has been named a 2023 Top Employer in Brazil, China, Switzerland, the UK and the USA, demonstrating its commitment to best HR policy and people practices globally. The Top Employers Institute surveyed five key countries for Sulzer, also rating...

17-01-2023 Hits:122 European News

SustainaPac Partners with PulPac to bring Dry Molded Fiber food service packaging products to the North American QSR sustainability market

SustainaPac Partners with PulPac to bring Dry Molded Fiber food service packaging products to the North American QSR sustainability market

The shift away from single-use plastics continues as USA-based manufacturing venture SustainaPac LLC joins PulPac’s growing licensee network. Employing the Dry Molded Fiber technology, SustainaPac intends to establish itself as a source of highly eco...

17-01-2023 Hits:138 European News

Stora Enso completes the divestment of its Nymölla paper site to Sylvamo

Stora Enso completes the divestment of its Nymölla paper site to Sylvamo

Stora Enso has completed the divestment of its Nymölla paper production site in Sweden, and all related assets to Sylvamo, a US-based global producer of uncoated paper. The divestment announced on 15 September 2022 was closed today after regulatory a...

02-01-2023 Hits:474 European News

Renewcell, pioneer in the circular fashion industry, applies new textile fiber preparation system using ANDRITZ ADuro green technology

Renewcell, pioneer in the circular fashion industry, applies new textile fiber preparation system using ANDRITZ ADuro green technology

Renewcell has successfully produced its first fiber material with the ADuro textile fiber preparation system from ANDRITZ at its new site in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell applies the process to produce pure dissolving pulp from 100% textile waste. The...

02-01-2023 Hits:483 European News

SCA acquires wind farm in Markbygden

SCA acquires wind farm in Markbygden

SCA has acquired its first wind farm with the purchase of 36 wind turbines in Markbygden in Piteå municipality, northern Sweden. The acquisition is in line with the company’s previously stated goal of becoming one of the Sweden’s leading providers of...

02-01-2023 Hits:497 European News

Valmet to deliver a coating section upgrade with electric heated air dryers to Stora Enso in Finland

Valmet to deliver a coating section upgrade with electric heated air dryers to Stora Enso in Finland

Valmet upgrades the coating section of the board machine 5 at Stora Enso Imatra Mills, Tainionkoski in Finland. In addition to electric heated OptiDry Coat air dryers, the upgrade includes a drying capacity increase in the coating section, a new wire...

22-12-2022 Hits:668 European News

Valmet introduces a new lime kiln flame profile application for pulp mills

Valmet introduces a new lime kiln flame profile application for pulp mills

Valmet introduces a new flame profiling application that enables real-time flame detection and monitoring in a pulp mill’s lime kiln environments. At the same time, the Valmet Furnace Imaging System, IR is updated with new optics and a port rodder, i...

22-12-2022 Hits:676 European News

ANDRITZ to supply key equipment and processes to Stora Enso in Oulu, Finland

ANDRITZ to supply key equipment and processes to Stora Enso in Oulu, Finland

ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso to deliver a new debarking line, a new biomass boiler, and to upgrade the recausticizing plant for its Oulu mill in Finland. ANDRITZ sustainable technologies help Stora Enso achieve its sustainabil...

21-12-2022 Hits:476 European News

Sustainable fabrics and roll covers from Voith ensure significant energy and cost savings

Sustainable fabrics and roll covers from Voith ensure significant energy and cost savings

Various factors support more sustainable paper production. Fabrics and roll covers, for example, can contribute to improved resource efficiency by directly optimizing production efficiency and because they are themselves sustainably manufactured. Bas...

19-12-2022 Hits:439 European News

Essel Kâğıt achieves maximum production efficiency with Toscotec’s tissue line

Essel Kâğıt achieves maximum production efficiency with Toscotec’s tissue line

Turkish tissue producer Essel Kâğıt’s new AHEAD 2.2L machine has exceeded its guaranteed production by a large margin and surpassed bulk and softness parameters. Supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis, PM3 had come online at Essel’s Osmaniye mill in...

19-12-2022 Hits:451 European News

Voith increases winder performance with integrated technology service and automatic format change

Voith increases winder performance with integrated technology service and automatic format change

Voith introduces an integrated service offering to increase winder performance in all applications, along with FastFormat, a new solution for automatic format changes. Voith increases winder performance for paper, board and packaging machines Int...

19-12-2022 Hits:401 European News

Metsä Tissue’s UK Sustainability Awards – entry deadline approaching

Metsä Tissue’s UK Sustainability Awards – entry deadline approaching

Metsä Tissue in the UK, in partnership with the Cleaning & Services Support Association, is announcing the first of it’s kind Sustainability Awards competition to the hygiene industry in early 2023, with the goal to promote sustainable practices ...

19-12-2022 Hits:380 European News

Voith remains on a sustainable growth path

Voith remains on a sustainable growth path

The Voith Group performed satisfactorily in the 2021/22 fiscal year (ending on September 30) and is proving to be in a robust condition with regard to its operations and finances. The Group’s orders received have further increased in comparison to th...

19-12-2022 Hits:229 European News

Stora Enso invests to strengthen focus on specialised pulp grades

Stora Enso invests to strengthen focus on specialised pulp grades

Stora Enso strengthens its focus on specialised pulp grades by investing EUR 38 million in unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) production at its Enocell site in Finland and EUR 42 million in fluff pulp production improvement at its Skutskär site in Sweden. T...

19-12-2022 Hits:231 European News

Metsä Board recognised again with triple CDP ‘A’ score for transparency on climate change, forests and water security

Metsä Board recognised again with triple CDP ‘A’ score for transparency on climate change, forests and water security

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been recognised for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change, forests and water security by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its annual ‘A List’. Based on dat...

19-12-2022 Hits:216 European News

Kemira joins the Renewable Carbon Initiative

Kemira joins the Renewable Carbon Initiative

Kemira has joined the Renewable Carbon Initiative (RCI) to partner with leading companies and accelerate the industry shift from fossil carbon to renewable carbon and raw materials. Becoming a member of the RCI demonstrates Kemira’s commitment to ad...

09-12-2022 Hits:383 European News

Valmet signs an extension of Chip Quality Agreement with a customer in the Scandinavian region

Valmet signs an extension of Chip Quality Agreement with a customer in the Scandinavian region

Valmet and a customer in the Scandinavian region continue their successful collaboration by signing an extension of the Chip Quality Agreement. The agreement supports the customer in maintaining and further improving chip quality and the performance ...

09-12-2022 Hits:422 European News

Watson-Marlow Highlights Qdos Chemical Metering Pumps

Watson-Marlow Highlights Qdos Chemical Metering Pumps

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) highlights its range of Qdos chemical metering pumps for chemical processing and OEM applications.  Pumps are ideal for chemical processing and OEM applications The Qdos range features a sim...

05-12-2022 Hits:435 European News

KROHNE Offers Full Instrumentation Portfolio for Produced Water

KROHNE Offers Full Instrumentation Portfolio for Produced Water

KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, highlights its market-leading instrumentation portfolio for managing produced water. Throughout the water management process, from collection to tra...

05-12-2022 Hits:423 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Stora Enso has appointed Minna Björkman as Head of Sourcing and Logistics and a member of the Group Leadership Team. She will start in January 2023. Minna Björkman joined Stora Enso in 2019 as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Operational Exce...

05-12-2022 Hits:462 European News

Voith successfully starts up world´s largest kraftliner machine for SCA in Obbola

Voith successfully starts up world´s largest kraftliner machine for SCA in Obbola

At the beginning of November, Voith successfully started up the world's largest kraftliner machine for SCA, the Swedish forest industry company, at its Obbola site. The state-of-the-art machine features a design speed of 1,400 meters per minute and a...

05-12-2022 Hits:605 European News

Valmet extends its quality management offering with two new scanners

Valmet extends its quality management offering with two new scanners

Valmet continues to grow its quality management offering by launching two new scanner models, Valmet IQ Scanner XL and Valmet IQ Scanner S. Both are designed for optimal production efficiency and superior performance in the paper, board, nonwoven, an...

05-12-2022 Hits:248 European News

ANDRITZ to supply key components for broke handling to Sappi Austria, Gratkorn mill

ANDRITZ to supply key components for broke handling to Sappi Austria, Gratkorn mill

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sappi Austria Produktions GmbH & Co KG to supply key components for a new broke handling system for its mill in Gratkorn, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2...

30-11-2022 Hits:406 European News

Quality Innovation Award for Valmet’s and Metsä Group’s 3D fiber demo plant

Quality Innovation Award for Valmet’s and Metsä Group’s 3D fiber demo plant

Valmet and Metsä Group's innovation company Metsä Spring have received national Quality Innovation Award 2022 in Finland with their demo plant that manufactures new kind of fiber products called Muoto®. The joint development project won the category ...

28-11-2022 Hits:455 European News

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Change in Stora Enso’s Group Leadership Team

Jari Suominen, Executive Vice President (EVP), of the Forest division and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has decided to leave Stora Enso. After more than 25 years with the Company, Jari will now pursue career opportunities outside of Stora En...

18-11-2022 Hits:538 European News

Voith's XcelLine paper machine nominated for German Sustainability Award

Voith's XcelLine paper machine nominated for German Sustainability Award

For the 16th time, the jury of the German Sustainability Award (DNP) has nominated outstanding innovations in the field of sustainability. Out of more than 1,000 applicants, Voith's XcelLine paper machine is a finalist in the "Design" competition in ...

15-11-2022 Hits:626 European News

Toscotec to supply second tissue line to Saudi Paper Group on a turnkey basis

Toscotec to supply second tissue line to Saudi Paper Group on a turnkey basis

Saudi Paper Group selected Toscotec for a second tissue line to be installed at its Dammam facility in Saudi Arabia. The new AHEAD 2.2L machine (PM5) will be a full-on turnkey project and it follows Toscotec’s supply of a complete AHEAD 2.2S line tha...

14-11-2022 Hits:611 European News

Toscotec strengthens leadership of tissue machine rebuilds with over 25 projects in 2022

Toscotec strengthens leadership of tissue machine rebuilds with over 25 projects in 2022

In 2022 Toscotec has managed more than 25 tissue machine rebuilds for leading manufacturers that remain confidential. The projects are located at different mills across 6 continents: Africa, North and South America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Rebuil...

10-11-2022 Hits:687 European News

Valmet to rebuild Koehler Paper’s power boilers in Oberkirch and Kehl, Germany

Valmet to rebuild Koehler Paper’s power boilers in Oberkirch and Kehl, Germany

Valmet will rebuild Koehler Paper’s power boilers at its Oberkirch and Kehl paper mill sites in Germany to increase the production of sustainable energy from renewable sources. The orders were included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarte...

09-11-2022 Hits:616 European News

PulPac raises €31 million from cross-industrial alliance to roll-out breakthrough sustainable packaging technology

PulPac raises €31 million from cross-industrial alliance to roll-out breakthrough sustainable packaging technology

PulPac announces the closing of a €31 million private placement led by Aliaxis and followed by Stora Enso, Amcor Ventures and Teseo Capital. Combining key global partnerships and investments enables PulPac to accelerate the roll-out out of its patent...

08-11-2022 Hits:703 European News

Brenntag chooses Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider enabling Brenntag’s digital and data ambitions

Brenntag chooses Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider enabling Brenntag’s digital and data ambitions

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, has just announced a multi-year project with Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN). AWS will enable Brenntag to accelerate the integration of digi...

08-11-2022 Hits:702 European News

Sustainable investment decisions pay off in daily stock preparation operations

Sustainable investment decisions pay off in daily stock preparation operations

Sustainable production in stock preparation is not a vision for the future but already a reality today. Many existing plants benefit from solutions from Voith's leading BlueLine stock preparation portfolio. In the last five years, Voith experts have ...

02-11-2022 Hits:732 European News

ANDRITZ Oy and LUT University open new fiber research laboratory in Lahti, Finland

ANDRITZ Oy and LUT University open new fiber research laboratory in Lahti, Finland

ANDRITZ Oy, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, and LUT University (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT) launched an extensive collaboration in the field of fiber technology a year ago. As a result, a new state-of-th...

02-11-2022 Hits:585 European News

Final call for Better with Less – Design Challenge 2022

Final call for Better with Less – Design Challenge 2022

Last June, Metsä Board announced the Better with Less – Design Challenge. Now is the final call to enter. The Better with Less – Design Challenge 2022 is inviting designers around the world to create the zero-waste packaging of the future. The compe...

02-11-2022 Hits:782 European News

JAMES CROPPER TOASTS ECO-DESIGNED GIFTING IN THE CHAMPAGNE MARKET

JAMES CROPPER TOASTS ECO-DESIGNED GIFTING IN THE CHAMPAGNE MARKET

James Cropper, one of the world’s most innovative papermakers, has partnered with French, family-owned Champagne maker, Rogge-Cereser and French packaging producer, L’Agence Le Sanglier, to create an industry leading example of eco-design in the...

01-11-2022 Hits:501 European News

Stora Enso invests in conversion to accelerate growth in renewable packaging

Stora Enso invests in conversion to accelerate growth in renewable packaging

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 1 billion to convert the remaining idle paper machine at the Group’s Oulu site in Finland into a high-volume consumer board production line. The investment supports the Group’s growth strategy in ren...

01-11-2022 Hits:499 European News

Digital measuring and testing devices to accelerate shift to Industry 4.0 will be onsite at the ATIP

Digital measuring and testing devices to accelerate shift to Industry 4.0 will be onsite at the ATIP

Germany’s emtec Electronic GmbH will present its product line of automatic digital solutions for the pulp, paper, tissue and board industry at the Technical Association of the Paper Industry (ATIP) at La Grande Crypte in Paris, France on December 8-9...

28-10-2022 Hits:524 European News

Redundancy negotiations at Rottneros Mill finalized

Redundancy negotiations at Rottneros Mill finalized

The decision to shut down the groundwood pulp line for printing paper at Rottneros Mill, led to a notice to reduce the number of employees by 40 people. The negotiations are finalized and 35 people will be made redundant. Of these, 17 employees have ...

28-10-2022 Hits:469 European News

Valmet ranked third top employer in Finland among engineering professionals

Valmet ranked third top employer in Finland among engineering professionals

Valmet has been ranked as the third top employer among engineering professionals in Finland according to a new study by Universum. The ranking was published in Universum’s annual survey, the most extensive employer attractiveness survey in Finland. E...

28-10-2022 Hits:343 European News

Metsä Fibre recognised with an international award for future-focused work

Metsä Fibre recognised with an international award for future-focused work

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has won international recognition in the EFQM Excellence Award competition. The company achieved EFQM Global Award 2022 7 Diamonds rating and has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement for Future Focus recognition....

28-10-2022 Hits:348 European News

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Toscotec starts up two tissue machine rebuilds in North and South America on the same day

Toscotec starts up two tissue machine rebuilds in North and South America on the same day

On 11 November 2022, Toscotec has started up two tissue machine rebuilds at the production facilities of two major producers in North and South America. On both projects, the scope of the modifications was extensive, covering the wet and the dry sect...

28-11-2022 Hits:341 American News

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting Corp is the premier AFH private label tissue converting source for redistributors in Canada and the United States. Their industry experience, reputation for quality products, and commitment to innovation prompted the construction of...

28-06-2022 Hits:439 American News

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira to increase prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper, Americas effective March 15, 2022. Costs for all main raw materials, energy (direct and indirect), packaging materials and freight have massively increased during recent months and...

15-03-2022 Hits:508 American News

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing price increases for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada by a minimum of 8 percent. Sonoco previously announced a 6 percent to 8 percent price increase on all paperboa...

19-01-2017 Hits:1956 American News

Congress and Paper Companies Covet 'Son of Black Liquor' Funds

The “Son of Black Liquor” tax credits will probably cost American taxpayers hundreds of millions, if not billions, of additional dollars, but Congress might grab the money without paper manufacturers getting a dime. Seven publicly...

25-08-2010 Hits:4819 American News

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A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

The joint efforts of A.Celli and Anhui Linping’s teams resulted in a smooth start up of the headbox, suction rolls and rewinder delivered to the production plant in Xiao County, Anhui province. In December 2022, A.Celli Paper and Anhui Linping Recyc...

30-01-2023 Hits:90 Asian News

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith has opened another OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) location in Kunshan, China, to offer the comprehensive know-how and competencies of its experts worldwide as close to the customer as possible. With this step, Voith is strengthening the global network...

17-01-2023 Hits:120 Asian News

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet will deliver a fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in the Sichuan Province in China to improve mill efficiency. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. The value of the ...

17-01-2023 Hits:114 Asian News

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, China has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China. The complete line order includes the stock preparation system...

03-01-2023 Hits:488 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving wastepaper processing systems to Lipy Paper Mills, Bangladesh

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving wastepaper processing systems to Lipy Paper Mills, Bangladesh

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. to supply wastepaper processing systems to the mill in Changine, Modonpur, Kanchpur, Sonargaon. These are the first ANDRITZ RCF (Recycled Fiber) lines for Banglad...

22-12-2022 Hits:717 Asian News

Inside information: Stora Enso plans to divest its consumer board production site and forestry operations in China

Inside information: Stora Enso plans to divest its consumer board production site and forestry operations in China

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of its consumer board production site in Beihai, China. The divestment would also include the Group’s forestry operations in the surrounding region, which supply raw material to the B...

19-12-2022 Hits:774 Asian News

Toscotec to supply first tissue line to Indian Paper and Board manufacturer Gayatrishakti

Toscotec to supply first tissue line to Indian Paper and Board manufacturer Gayatrishakti

Toscotec will supply a complete AHEAD 1.8 tissue machine to Gayatrishakti Tissue to be installed at their paper mill in Vapi, Gujarat. The Indian manufacturer is entering the tissue market with this new line slated for start-up in 2024.  The AH...

19-12-2022 Hits:395 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in Hubei Province, China

ANDRITZ to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in Hubei Province, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Xianhe Co., Ltd., in Hubei Province, China, for the supply of VIB moisturizing technology for two new paper machines. The plants will supply 300 t/day décor paper with a machine speed...

12-12-2022 Hits:323 Asian News

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Xuan Mai Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Xuan Mai Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Xuan Mai Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S1800 tissue machine for its production line PM2 at its mill located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The tissue machine will enable t...

05-12-2022 Hits:276 Asian News

A.Celli will deliver an E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder to Qifeng Group

A.Celli will deliver an E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder to Qifeng Group

The Chinese company relies on A.Celli Paper’s technology for the sixth time by ordering a new rewinder for special papers. The business partnership between A.Celli Paper and Qifeng Group, which began more than 10 years ago, will be strengthened even...

28-11-2022 Hits:513 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Minhan Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Minhan Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Minhan Paper Joint Stock Company to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Van Lam, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam. ANDRITZ will deliver the complete OCC line – from pulping to approa...

05-10-2022 Hits:609 Asian News

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet will supply the Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company with key process technology for its new containerboard machine 23 (BM 23) at the company’s Ben Cat mill in Binh Duong Province in Vietnam. Valmet’s delivery includes approach flow systems, h...

30-09-2022 Hits:1599 Asian News

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet will supply a coated board making line with automation and Industrial Internet solutions as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The board making line with high productivity will prod...

30-09-2022 Hits:645 Asian News

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

In August, the Chinese paper manufacturer Shanying Suzhou Paper commissioned Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines with comprehensive digitalization and automation solutions as well as services and spare parts packages for its new site in in&nb...

30-09-2022 Hits:430 Asian News

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

The company based in the south of India chose A.Celli Nonwovens for the supply of a new medical spunmelt treatment line, rewinders and an automated packaging system for their Bangalore based greenfield plant. A.Celli is pleased to welcome Manjushree...

30-09-2022 Hits:345 Asian News

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development Co. Ltd., China, has successfully produced the first fibers with its high-capacity pressurized refining system delivered by ANDRITZ. The new system features a design capacity of 80 bdmt/h and is currently t...

29-08-2022 Hits:583 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. (CPG) to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT M1600 tissue production line (PM10) to its mill located in Chingshui, Taiwan, Republic of China. Start-up i...

23-08-2022 Hits:561 Asian News

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

International technology group ANDRITZ recently received the Final Acceptance Certificate for the upgrade of two ANDRITZ P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberlines delivered to APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp...

03-08-2022 Hits:439 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd. to supply four stock preparation systems for its tissue machines PM 9 to 12 in Beihai, Guangxi Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third or ...

22-07-2022 Hits:520 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Shanying Paper (Jilin) Co. Ltd. to supply a complete OCC line, including fiber recovery and reject handling system, for its mill near Fuyu City, Songyuan, Jilin Province, China. Start-...

20-07-2022 Hits:556 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a patented combi-pulping system for its mill in Guanghan, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third q...

20-07-2022 Hits:490 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nanning Sun Paper to deliver state-of-the-art and highly efficient pulp production technologies for the fiberline and lime kiln plant as well as energy-saving OCC lines and a complete ...

01-07-2022 Hits:420 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xian...

29-06-2022 Hits:367 Asian News

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. ABB leverages its proprietary spare parts analysis tool to help e...

28-06-2022 Hits:431 Asian News

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply two tissue making lines to Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet will supply two Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines for the Liaoning Yusen tissue mill located in the county of Tai’an, Liaoning province, China. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received for the second quarter of 2022. The valu...

23-06-2022 Hits:386 Asian News

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS MANUFACTURING GROUP AND AMAZON PAPYRUS CHEMICALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION

HS Manufacturing Group and parent company Greentech Global have just announced a partnership with speciality chemical company Amazon Papyrus Chemicals to promote PROTĒAN® plastic-and PFAS-free barrier solutions. Key stakeholders increasingly dedicat...

23-06-2022 Hits:414 Asian News

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

Asia Symbol Group in China expands use of ABB’s MES to increase productivity

ABB has been awarded a software and service contract by Asia Symbol Group in China to provide the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for a new production line, with delivery and commissioning ongoing throughout 2022. ABB and pulp an...

21-06-2022 Hits:422 Asian News

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

Successful start-up of PM 6 of Shanxi Qiangwei Paper in Jinzhong

At the beginning of June, the XcelLine PM 6 supplied by Voith was successfully started up at the Jinzhong site in the central Chinese province of Shanxi by the paper manufacturer Shanxi Qiangwei Paper. As the leading full-line supplier, Voith deliver...

14-06-2022 Hits:416 Asian News

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Indian customers rely on the Voith Paper Webshop for a quick and easy ordering process

Customers worldwide order products and services in real-time in the Voith Paper Webshop. In addition, to spare and wear parts, fabrics can also be purchased via the application with just one click for over a year now. Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. has be...

01-06-2022 Hits:458 Asian News

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint with newest solution now in Vietnam

ABB has built on its established relationship with Cheng Loong Corporation by securing a contract to bring its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution to a mill in Vietnam.  Moving from manual testing to ABB’s L&W Autoline solut...

23-05-2022 Hits:437 Asian News

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

A.Celli reaches the milestone of 100 paper rewinders sold in the Chinese market

This commercial success was achieved thanks to the third E-WIND® P100 ordered by Maanshan Huawang New Materials Technology in three years. A.Celli is pleased to announce the achievement of an important commercial milestone: the sale of 100 paper rew...

06-05-2022 Hits:634 Asian News

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

Valmet will supply a mill wide Valmet DNA Automation System with the new Valmet DNA User Interface and consistency measurements package to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India. The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the...

02-05-2022 Hits:679 Asian News

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Greycon Provide Significant Performance Improvements and Productivity Gains For a Leading Paper Manufacturer

Incorporated in 1996, Bahl Paper Mills has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of industrial packing papers, producing an extensive range of environmentally friendly graded paper. All the firm’s products are manufactured from 100% recycled wa...

21-04-2022 Hits:812 Asian News

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill in Japan

Valmet will deliver a TwinRoll™ Evolution wash press and a screw conveyor to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill. The start-up is scheduled for end of May 2023. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2022. The...

19-04-2022 Hits:792 Asian News

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

The latest Innovations and Technology of Tissue paper converting industries at AMACO GROUP Open House Lebanon

On the occasion of its expansion, and to keep pace with the developments of modern technology in the field of Tissue Paper Converting machines, Amaco Group organized an Open House in its headquarters in Sidon, South Lebanon, announcing its latest inn...

07-04-2022 Hits:846 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply high-capacity P-RC APMP line to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., China, to supply a high-capacity, chemi-thermomechanical pulping system. Start-up is planned for 2023. ANDRITZ will install its well-proven P-RC AP...

31-03-2022 Hits:687 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China...

21-03-2022 Hits:630 Asian News

Henan Xinya once again relies on A.Celli Paper E-WIND® paper rewinders

Henan Xinya once again relies on A.Celli Paper E-WIND® paper rewinders

Henan Xinya orders two new A.Celli E-WIND® P100 paper rewinders for the Xianxing plant. Given the excellent results obtained thanks to the solutions provided by A.Celli since 2005, including the E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder ordered in 2018, Henan Xin...

04-03-2022 Hits:455 Asian News

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to City Group for new market entry.

Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to City Group for new market entry.

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line on a turnkey basis to the Bangladeshi consumer goods manufacturer City Group who sets out to enter the tissue market. The new tissue mill will be erected in Hoshendi Economic Zone near Dhaka, and it is pl...

02-03-2022 Hits:497 Asian News

A.Celli will provide PMT ÆGO™ and E-WIND® solutions for Shanying Paper's new paper machine

A.Celli will provide PMT ÆGO™ and E-WIND® solutions for Shanying Paper's new paper machine

The Chinese company will rely on A.Celli and PMT technologies for their new paper machine dedicated to the production of low basis weight fluting. A.Celli is proud to announce that it will provide key equipments to Shanying Paper (Jilin) Co., Ltd. ...

18-02-2022 Hits:515 Asian News

Valmet to supply a new headbox to Naini Papers Limited in India

Valmet to supply a new headbox to Naini Papers Limited in India

Valmet will supply a new headbox to Naini Paper Limited’s Kashipur mill in India. The investment is targeted to strengthen Naini Paper’s capability in delivering high-quality paper to its customers and secure its market position with growing producti...

17-02-2022 Hits:380 Asian News

A.Celli Paper will supply key components to PT Mega Surya Eratama

A.Celli Paper will supply key components to PT Mega Surya Eratama

The Indonesian paper mill and manufacturing company chooses A.Celli for the end line of their new packaging paper production line to be installed in the Mojokerto paper mill. PT Mega Surya Eratama and A.Celli signed a contract for the supply of full...

03-02-2022 Hits:512 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the second of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the second of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

On December 25, 2021, international technology group ANDRITZ successfully started up the second of two PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China, for its mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province. The tissue machine (TM6) ...

25-01-2022 Hits:472 Asian News

A.Celli starts up a complete turnkey Tissue plant at Partex Star Group in Bangladesh

A.Celli starts up a complete turnkey Tissue plant at Partex Star Group in Bangladesh

The Tissue line supplied by A.Celli Paper produced its first Jumbo roll in December 2021 with full satisfaction of the customer. A.Celli Paper successfully started up in December 2021 the turnkey Tissue plant supplied to Partex Star Group. The line...

24-01-2022 Hits:496 Asian News

Order execution in record time – Successful start-up of Sun Paper's XcelLine PM 2 in Beihai

Order execution in record time – Successful start-up of Sun Paper's XcelLine PM 2 in Beihai

Asian paper producer Sun Paper recently successfully started up PM 2 at its site in Beihai in Southeast China. The new line in visionary industrial design now produces high-quality white folding boxboard with a basis weight of 170 to 350 gsm and a wi...

24-01-2022 Hits:596 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply third OCC line to Nine Dragons, China

ANDRITZ to supply third OCC line to Nine Dragons, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a repeat order – now the third order within the past 12 months – from Nine Dragons Paper Industries to supply a complete OCC line to China. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023. The ...

24-01-2022 Hits:415 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, India

ANDRITZ successfully starts up a new HERB recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, India

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new 950 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler at JK Paper Limited, Unit: CPM at Fort Songadh, in the Tapi District of Gujarat state, India. The boiler is designed to process hardwood b...

11-01-2022 Hits:486 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line to HKB-Hoa Lu Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply OCC line to HKB-Hoa Lu Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received a repeat order from HKB-Hoa Lu Paper Joint Stock Company to supply a complete OCC line including reject treatment system for its mill in Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam. Start-up is ...

07-01-2022 Hits:585 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the first of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the first of two tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up one of the two PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines delivered to Guangxi Sun Paper, China, for its mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province. The second tissue machine (TM6) is expected to...

07-12-2021 Hits:715 Asian News

Leading paper manufacturers rely on Voith expertise for resource-efficient rebuilds and optimization projects to boost competitiveness

Leading paper manufacturers rely on Voith expertise for resource-efficient rebuilds and optimization projects to boost competitiveness

With its full-line supplier approach, Voith Paper strengthens position as partner of choice for extensive rebuilds and customized optimization projects. Shifting consumer demands, tougher environmental regulations and ongoing supply chain issues with...

07-12-2021 Hits:688 Asian News

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The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

Amaco Group, the leading manufacturer of Tissue paper Converting machines, held the activities of the "Open House", which it organizes periodically in Sidon, to meet partners, specialists and experts and to review its latest innovations, solutions an...

30-09-2022 Hits:373 Press Releases

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

By Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) With South Africa celebrating Arbor Month in September, it is a good time to appreciate the role that all trees play in greening our cities, as a foo...

13-09-2022 Hits:519 Press Releases

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has announced that its bursary and research programme is now open for applications for the 2023/2024 intake. The programme, which offers R320 000 per student over two years, provides a limit...

17-05-2022 Hits:417 Press Releases

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation (PRO) for the South African paper and paper packaging sector, has appointed Edith Leeuta as chief executive officer effective 1 May 2022. “The Fibre Circle Board is delighted to welcome Edith to...

04-05-2022 Hits:492 Press Releases

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

Under a new campaign name, “Recycling in the Bag”, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper sector, teamed up with food service and packaging producer Detpak and Remade Recycling (part of the Mpact Group) to show 200 recyc...

15-03-2022 Hits:448 Press Releases

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

Even before extended producer responsibility (EPR) was mandated by the South African Government in May 2021, the pulp and paper manufacturing and recycling sector has been embarking on process and production innovation to reduce its environmental foo...

29-10-2021 Hits:798 Press Releases

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Masters of Engineering bursary programme is now open for applications for the 2022/2023 intake. A limited number of students will have the opportunity to further their master’s studies at pa...

02-06-2021 Hits:1209 Press Releases

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees.” This is a classi...

27-05-2020 Hits:3412 Press Releases

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has opened applications for its Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) bursary programme which offers eligible BSc engineering students the opportunity to pursue a career in the forest products ind...

23-04-2020 Hits:3101 Press Releases

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

More than 12 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging have been recovered for recycling in South Africa over the past decade. This, according to RecyclePaperZA, the country’s paper recycling association, has ensured that waste paper is diverted fr...

21-02-2020 Hits:2681 Press Releases

South Africa kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018

South Africa kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018

In 2018, South Africa recovered 1.285 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting the country’s paper recovery rate at 71.7%. This is according to Anele Sololo, general manager of the country’s paper recycling association, RecyclePaperZA, wh...

19-09-2019 Hits:2648 Press Releases

At Krasnokamsk paper mill, cutting-edge manufacturing technology produces banknotes and specialty papers

At Krasnokamsk paper mill, cutting-edge manufacturing technology produces banknotes and specialty papers

With the opening of its new production facility in Krasnokamsk on September 28, 2018, the Russian Goznak Group has commenced operation of one of the world's most modern paper machines for banknotes and specialty papers. The entire plant was developed...

30-01-2019 Hits:4960 Press Releases

Domtar Joins International Call to "Follow The Frog"

Domtar Joins International Call to "Follow The Frog"

Domtar will be joining businesses and individuals around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's second annual Follow the Frog Week that kicks off today, September 17, and runs through September 23. Follow the Frog Week is an interna...

17-09-2012 Hits:3969 Press Releases

Minerals Technologies Inc. Signs Commercial Agreement with Mondi

Minerals Technologies Inc., has announced  that it has signed a commercial agreement with Mondi S.A., a division  of the Mondi Group, to provide Fulfill(TM) E-325, a new, high-filler technology, at the paper company's Merebank paper mill in...

26-08-2012 Hits:3702 Press Releases

Xerium Technologies Announces Operational Realignments in Argentina and France

Xerium Technologies, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of clothing and roll covers used primarily in the paper production process, today announced a voluntary redundancy program at its press felt facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina in...

03-07-2012 Hits:3084 Press Releases

Role of Forests in Global Economy and Sustainability Featured at Rio+20

Global sustainable development is the focus of the United Nations Rio+20 conference. By providing food, fuel, fiber, medicines, and other necessities, forests and the forest products industry present a solution for a viable, sustainable future for ou...

26-06-2012 Hits:3320 Press Releases

Ecolab's behind the Scenes Innovation Drives Environmental Sustainability

10 recent innovations empower global customers to preserve and protect Earth's resources OnEarth Day, more than one million facilities around the world will be saving water and reducing energy use through innovations developed byEcolab, the global l...

23-04-2012 Hits:3408 Press Releases

Nalco Announces Water and Process Services Price Increase

Nalco, an Ecolab company has implemented a price increase for all water and process services industry segments. Pricing for most Nalco Water and Process Services division programs will increase globally between five and 15 percent, varying by country...

18-04-2012 Hits:4093 Press Releases

BASF and Catalent join forces to solve bioavailability challanges

Catalent Pharma Solutions and BASF have entered into a broad collaboration and Open Alliance to provide solutions to overcome bioavailability challenges of new molecular entities with solubility or permeability challenges. The companies aim to combi...

05-04-2012 Hits:3306 Press Releases

Siemens is European patent champion in Europe

Siemens is again the uncontested leader in patent applications in Europe. According to the 2011 Patent Applicant Ranking of the European Patent Office (EPO), the company submitted 2,235 patent applications (excluding Osram: 1,994) to the EPO in cal...

26-03-2012 Hits:3005 Press Releases

Alliance for water stewardship releases draft for public comment

World’s first International Water Stewardship Standard aims to provide water users with a credible means to evaluate water impact and implement joint solutions across all sectors and regions  The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a global ...

13-03-2012 Hits:3018 Press Releases

ABB wins $8.6 million order from Sappi in South Africa

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has been awarded a large Electrification and Instrumentation (E&I) and Distributed Control System (DCS) order by Sappi Southern Africa. ABB will engineer, procure and supply equipment for Sa...

06-03-2012 Hits:3200 Press Releases

Pöyry divests parts of its water and environment operations

Pöyry has agreed to sell parts of its water and environment operations to Lahmeyer Holding GmbH. The agreement involves the sale of the entire share capital of Pöyry Environment GmbH (Germany) and Pöyry Tanzania Ltd (Tanzania). Both businesses carry ...

05-03-2012 Hits:5491 Press Releases

BASF sets new ambitious goals for environment, health and safety

BASF has established new ambitious environmental, health and safety goals. The company wants to increase its energy efficiency – defined as the amount of sales products in relation to the primary energy demand – worldwide by 35 percent by 2020, compa...

29-02-2012 Hits:3125 Press Releases

Resolute Forest Products to Present at the Credit Suisse

Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of AbitibiBowater Inc., doing business as Resolute Forest Products, will speak at the 2012 Credit Suisse Global Paper and Packaging Conference in New York City on Thursday, February 23, at 9:35 a...

21-02-2012 Hits:2820 Press Releases

Buckeye Technologies CEO to Participate in Credit Suisse Global Paper & Packaging Conference

Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) has announced that John B. Crowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Credit Suisse Global Paper & Packaging Conference in New York City on Wednesda...

16-02-2012 Hits:3077 Press Releases

Installation of the PM No. 2 in the paper mill Mayak-Vega in Russia

Installation of the PM No. 2 in the paper mill Mayak-Vega in Russia

 In June 2011 we signed a contract with a newly founded company Mayak-Vega, Russia, on reconstruction of the existing paper machine for production of testliners and flutings including delivery of new complete lines for stock preparation and appr...

14-02-2012 Hits:4663 Press Releases

Russian Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill started up a new Toscotec line

Russian Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill started up a new Toscotec line

Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill, based in Syasstroy St. Petersburg region - Russia, on January 27 has started up a new Toscotec Ahead 1.5M tissue line. Syassky PPM, one of the oldest and important pulp and paper mill in the URSS period, was founded in 1...

14-02-2012 Hits:6179 Press Releases

ABB wins five-year Full Service agreement in South Africa

ABB wins five-year Full Service agreement in South Africa

Contract with Nampak Corrugated to manage maintenance operations, increase productivity and energy efficiency at paper mill ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has signed a five-year, ABB Full Service® contract with Nampak Corruga...

27-01-2012 Hits:3571 Press Releases

Nalco 3D TRASAR(R) Technology Helps Freescale Semiconductor Reduce Water Use

Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE:ECL), has helped Freescale Semiconductor's Oak Hill fabrication plant in Austin, Texas, respond to severe drought conditions by enabling a substantial reduction in the use of municipal fresh water and increasing water r...

24-01-2012 Hits:4313 Press Releases

SCA divests its packaging operations

SCA’s packaging operations – excluding the two kraftliner mills in Sweden – are divested to DS Smith. The purchase price amounts to EUR 1.7bn on a debt free basis. “The reason for the divestment is primarily to enable increased growth in the hygiene ...

18-01-2012 Hits:2694 Press Releases

Pöyry joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Global consulting and engineering company Pöyry has become a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Together with other WBCSD members Pöyry contributes to solving some of our planet's biggest challenges that require...

12-01-2012 Hits:5243 Press Releases

MWV Acquires Polytop Corporation

Acquisition brings company new capabilities in food, personal care and home and garden packaging MeadWestvaco Corporation has announced that it is expanding its capabilities in targeted packaging end-markets with the acquisition of Polytop Corporati...

10-01-2012 Hits:2504 Press Releases

AkzoNobel to take 100 percent control of Metlac Group

AkzoNobel plans to strengthen its position in packaging coatings by exercising the right to buy the remaining shares of Metlac, an Italian based packaging coatings producer. Financial details were not disclosed. AkzoNobel currently is a shareholder ...

09-01-2012 Hits:2222 Press Releases

SCA's Forests Achieve PEFC Certification

SCA's Forests Achieve PEFC Certification

"There is growing demand for PEFC certified products, both sawn timber and fiber-based products. Obtaining PEFC certification for the management of our forest holdings allows us to satisfy the demand from an increasing number of customers specifying ...

08-01-2012 Hits:2658 Press Releases

Endress+Hauser establishes Saudi Arabian sales center

Measurement engineering specialist intensifies its presence in the Middle East in a joint venture with the Abudawood Group After a 10-year collaboration with Saudi Arabian sales company Anasia (Abudawood Group), measurement engineering and automatio...

06-01-2012 Hits:2995 Press Releases

FM Global Names Rod Fisher Sr. VP

FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has appointed Rod Fisher as senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance. In his new role, based at the company’s Johnston, R.I. USA-based corporate offices, Fisher will be r...

06-01-2012 Hits:3131 Press Releases

Principles of Winding & Slitting two day seminar

Principles of Winding & Slitting two day seminar

Sensor Products Inc. USA is hosting a seminar in Birmingham, Uk on the 25 - 26th January 2012, the seminar highlights the Principles of Winding & Slitting. This seminar will help you understand your existing winding and slitting processes so y...

03-01-2012 Hits:4513 Press Releases

Portucel Group strengthens presence in Mozambique

As part of its strategy of exploring opportunities for growth and sustained value creation in the southern hemisphere, the Portucel Group has further strengthened its presence in Mozambique by obtaining a provisional Land Use Permit (DUAT) for an add...

03-01-2012 Hits:2848 Press Releases

UPM sells its RFID business to SMARTRAC

UPM has reached an agreement with SMARTRAC N.V. today whereby UPM sells its RFID business to SMARTRAC. UPM will become an indirect shareholder of SMARTRAC with a 10.6 percent economic interest through the company OEP Technologie B.V. The closing of t...

22-12-2011 Hits:4411 Press Releases

Fibrek advises shareholders not to accept Resolute offer

Fibrek's board of directors has rejected the unsolicited bid from Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater) and taken steps to buy it time to fight the hostile bid. The Quebec-based pulp producer has adopted a shareholder rights plan and is...

22-12-2011 Hits:2951 Press Releases

Papcel Successful start-up of SPL 210 TPD

PAPCEL and its sales representative (Chemitex for Trading & Agencies) proudly announces the successful start-up and commissioning of Upgrading the existing SPL and Approach System of 210 TPD by PAPCEL's specialists for our important business part...

16-12-2011 Hits:3426 Press Releases

Resolute Forest Products Commencement of Formal Take-Over Bid for Fibrek Inc.

AbitibiBowater Inc., doing business as Resolute Forest Products ("Resolute"),  has announced that it has formally commenced its offer to purchase all the issued and outstanding common shares of Fibrek Inc.(the "Offer"). The Offer, which Resolute...

16-12-2011 Hits:4683 Press Releases

Vacon Plc to start negotiations to save costs

Vacon is starting negotiations with its white-collar personnel working in the Vacon Group's parent company Vacon Plc in Finland as part of a large global cost-savings plan in the Group. During the years 2012-2013, the Group aims to achieve annual sav...

13-12-2011 Hits:2631 Press Releases

AR Packaging Group begins search for new CEO

Per Lundeen has asked the Board of Directors of the AR Packaging Group, to initiate the search for a new CEO after twelve years as CEO of A&R Carton. Per Lundeen will continue as CEO until a successor is in place, which is expected to be during the s...

13-12-2011 Hits:3045 Press Releases

White paper on industrial automation security published

Vacon Plc, Nixu Ltd and F-Secure Corporation have worked together to produce a white paper on industrial automation security. The white paper has today been published on Vacon’s website at www.vacon.com. There has been a lot of discussion about malw...

12-12-2011 Hits:2938 Press Releases

Ecolab Reports Final Merger Consideration Election Results

Ecolab Inc. has announced the results of the stock-cash merger consideration elections made by the stockholders of the Nalco Holding Company in accordance with the terms of the merger agreement between Ecolab and Nalco. The merger of the companies wa...

09-12-2011 Hits:3197 Press Releases

Paper-based packaging industry on mineral oils in food packaging

Paper-based packaging industry takes a commitment on mineral oils in food packaging Recent studies on mineral oils found in foodstuffs have raised concerns about consumer safety. According to these studies, traces of mineral oils migrate to food fro...

08-12-2011 Hits:2926 Press Releases

Forestry winner in 2011 MEP Awards announced

For the very first time, a prestigious award for members of the European Parliament (MEP Awards) carried a forestry theme. This one-off award highlighted the International Year of Forests 2011 and it was awarded to MEP Kriton Arsenis. Mr Arsenis (S...

08-12-2011 Hits:2889 Press Releases

BASF increases its presence in growing African markets

BASF is increasing its presence in the growing African markets. Today, December 7, 2011, the company will open a new office in Nairobi, Kenya, to serve customers in East Africa and Sub-Sahara .   “Africa is a huge continent with a wealth of raw mat...

08-12-2011 Hits:4493 Press Releases

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EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

It’s fair to assume that most people, when considering ways to fight climate change, don’t immediately think of forestry. But there is a unique climate case for sustainable wood – it is the only material that can naturally and significantly decarboni...

21-04-2022 Hits:605 Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK farmers

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK farmers

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing from fossil fuels to biomass, they immediately started to plan for the future needs of fuel. One proj...

11-05-2016 Hits:11780 Energy News

Sun and wind instead of gas

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an energy source, such as biomass, solar energy and wind energy for producing green electricity. Ideally, w...

11-05-2016 Hits:11791 Energy News

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing recovered energy from industrial processes. Kemira's site in Helsingborg operates under the name of ...

04-05-2016 Hits:11199 Energy News

Emerson announces new energy management information system for real-time insight into energy performance

Emerson announces new energy management information system for real-time insight into energy performance

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Process Management, a business of St. Louis-based Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today unveiled Energy Advisor, a re...

05-05-2015 Hits:14829 Energy News

Valmet to deliver a biomass based boiler plant to Nokianvirran Energia

Valmet to deliver a biomass based boiler plant to Nokianvirran Energia

Valmet will deliver a boiler plant that utilizes biomass to Nokianvirran Energia in Finland. Valmet announced the signing of a letter of intent for the delivery on November 25, 2014. Valmet's delivery will include a HYBEX boiler with a steam power of...

17-03-2015 Hits:7880 Energy News

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of intent regarding a boiler plant delivery to Nokia

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of intent regarding a boiler plant delivery to Nokia

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia Oy have signed a letter of intent for a delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant to a new steam heating station in Nokia, Finland. The new heating station will supply process steam to SCA Hygiene Products' paper mill, ...

26-11-2014 Hits:10882 Energy News

British Paper Manufacturing Sector Wastes Almost £12 Million A Year On Outdated Energy Sources

British Paper Manufacturing Sector Wastes Almost £12 Million A Year On Outdated Energy Sources

A new report out this week has revealed that the British paper manufacturing sector wastes a huge £12 million each year by using outdated off-mains energy sources. Sector currently spends over £43 million a year on oil Despite falling oil price...

18-11-2014 Hits:10884 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected by the local utility company Riikinvoima Oy to supply a waste-to-energy power plant to Leppävirta, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016. ANDRITZ will supply a new wa...

16-10-2014 Hits:11890 Energy News

Holmen to Build Wind Farm in Jointly-Owned Company

Together with investment fund Eurofideme 2, Holmen (STO:HOLMA)(STO:HOLMB) has decided to build a wind farm in the municipality of Norrtälje in a jointly-owned company. The annual production is an estimated 165 GWh and the wind farm is planned to comm...

17-05-2013 Hits:9302 Energy News

New ‘green’ method to help upgrade biomass waste into valuable chemicals

New ‘green’ method to help upgrade biomass waste into valuable chemicals

UW-Madison chemists have identified an approach to use oxygen gas to convert lignin, a byproduct of biofuel production, into a form that could allow it to replace fossil fuels as a source of chemical feedstocks. Lignin is a complex organic material ...

26-04-2013 Hits:6049 Energy News

Official Inauguration of Borregaard's Biorefinery Demonstration Plant

Borregaard has developed new technology for the production of green chemicals and sugars based on biomass from wood and agricultural and forestry waste. On Tuesday 16 April the Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen will officially inaugurate th...

16-04-2013 Hits:5831 Energy News

ANDRITZ launches the TurboJet weir plate

ANDRITZ launches the TurboJet weir plate

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents a new generation of weir plates, providing a significant reduction in power consumption for centrifuges. The patented TurboJet weir plate, available for all ANDRITZ decanters and those of other supplier...

08-04-2013 Hits:5885 Energy News

Jiangsu Huadian Jurong Power chooses Metso’s automation for its two 1000 MW units in China

Jiangsu Huadian Jurong Power chooses Metso’s automation for its two 1000 MW units in China

Advanced automation systems will contribute to more efficient and less polluting electricity generation in two large units that feature ultra supercritical technology and thereby support economic growth in Eastern China in an environmentally responsi...

08-04-2013 Hits:5491 Energy News

Biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

Biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

More than 400 people have helped build the $250 million biomass power plant that now towers over Business Highway 51 and the Wisconsin River, and their months of hard work have the project on schedule to begin generating power late this year. When...

05-04-2013 Hits:5645 Energy News

Metsä Group’s tissue and cooking paper business invests in bioenergy in Sweden

Katrinefors Kraftvärme AB (KKAB), a 50/50 joint venture owned by Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, and the local municipal energy company VänerEnergi AB, will build a new biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Mariestad, Sweden, in conjuncti...

04-04-2013 Hits:5926 Energy News

Optomec’s Additive Manufacturing IP Portfolio Reaches 35 Patents

Optomec announced today that the Company’s Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio in the field of Additive Manufacturing grew to 35 patents with the addition of six new patents granted in 2012. These new patents cover inventions for the Company’s Aeros...

04-04-2013 Hits:4178 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million energy-efficiency order in Canada

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply plate heat exchangers for cooling applications in Canada. The order, booked in the Energy and Environment segment late March, has a v...

03-04-2013 Hits:4860 Energy News

New microbe makes fuel from CO2 in the air

Scientists at the University of Georgia have created a microbe that converts carbon dioxide into biofuel, a discovery that might boost the battle against climate change. Carbon dioxide is a major cause of global warming, but it's also fundamental to...

03-04-2013 Hits:4727 Energy News

Voith strengthens its position in the Russian energy market and establishes a joint venture with RusHydro

Voith Hydro and RusHydro, one of the largest supplier of hydropower in the world, signed a contract establishing the inception of the joint venture VolgaHydro LLC in Moscow. Each company holds a share of 50 percent of the joint venture. RusHydro will...

27-03-2013 Hits:4533 Energy News

CNIM selects Metso’s automation solution to maximize efficiency in a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in UK

Proven automation solution and information management helps waste-to-energy plants to maximize performance and operate safely. Metso has been awarded its 5th repeated order from the CNIM group for the automation of another greenfield waste-to-energy...

26-03-2013 Hits:7391 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million natural gas order in Russia

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a gas plant being built in Russia. The order, booked in the Energy & Environment segment, ha...

13-03-2013 Hits:4273 Energy News

Domtar inaugurates commercial lignin production

Plymouth Mill to produce bio-material with wide range of industrial applications as petro-chemical alternative - the first of its kind in over quarter century  Domtar Corporation has announced that it has successfully installed a comm...

12-03-2013 Hits:4362 Energy News

World's largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Vaasa - plant supplied by Metso

World's largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Vaasa - plant supplied by Metso

Vaskiluodon  Voima  Oy has inaugurated the world's largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th. V...

11-03-2013 Hits:4282 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production

Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure supply of competitive district heating...

23-02-2013 Hits:8257 Energy News

Catalyst Paper to sell its interest in Powell River Energy

Catalyst Paper to sell its interest in Powell River Energy

Catalyst Paper has announced that it has agreed, subject to court approval, to sell its approximately 50% interest in Powell River Energy Inc. and Powell River Energy Limited Partnership to Powell River Energy Trust, a Brookfield Renewable ...

19-02-2013 Hits:9705 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power production   Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC with a complete biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi Repub...

13-02-2013 Hits:5855 Energy News

Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy Business Group

Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy Business Group

Sergio Guimaraes has been appointed Executive Vice President of Pöyry PLC and President of the Energy Business Group. Sergio will become a Member of Pöyry PLC's Group Executive Committee. He will take over duties on 15 April 2013 and report...

13-02-2013 Hits:8917 Energy News

FPInnovations and CanmetENERGY announce MOU Collaborative Research in Bioeconomy to Help Transform Forest Sector

FPInnovations and CanmetENERGY announce MOU Collaborative Research in Bioeconomy to Help Transform Forest Sector

FPInnovations and Natural Resources Canada's CanmetENERGY have signed a memorandum of understanding which will formalize the collaborative efforts of the research teams from both organizations after years of informal cooperation. Speaking ...

07-02-2013 Hits:5072 Energy News

Voith Secures Major Orders for Hydro Power Plant Modernizations in Brazil and China

Voith Secures Major Orders for Hydro Power Plant Modernizations in Brazil and China

Heidenheim. Another success for Voith’s hydro power business in important growth markets: at the turn of the year, the company has received several major orders for the modernization of hydro power stations in Brazil as well as in China. Th...

29-01-2013 Hits:5554 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply eco-friendly biomass boiler plant to Fortum Värme, Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply eco-friendly biomass boiler plant to Fortum Värme, Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Fortum Värme to supply a circulating fluidized bed boiler for the new Värtaverket combined heat and power plant in Stockholm, Sweden. The biomass boiler plant will be one of ...

25-01-2013 Hits:9750 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

Metso's biomass-fired heating plant delivery will increase the production of green energy in line with Savon Voima's strategy Metso will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima Oyj in Leppävirta in ...

23-01-2013 Hits:5538 Energy News

Marubeni Power Development Australia trusts Metso's professional service capabilities in choosing a supplier for an automation system upgrade

Marubeni Power Development Australia trusts Metso's professional service capabilities in choosing a supplier for an automation system upgrade

Marubeni Power Development Australia Pty Ltd. has chosen Metso to upgrade the automation system at its Smithfield Energy Facility in Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia. The company chose Metso to supply the upgrade thanks to Metso's pro...

18-01-2013 Hits:6368 Energy News

Marko Koskela appointed new Head of UPM Energy

Marko Koskela appointed new Head of UPM Energy

Marko Koskela has been appointed Senior Vice President, UPM Energy, starting from 1 February 2013. He will transfer to the new position from his current post in UPM as Vice President, Business Controlling, Energy and Pulp Business Group. C...

18-01-2013 Hits:5414 Energy News

Lenzing Partners with NanoCarbons LLC to Develop New Activated Carbons for Energy Storage Systems

Lenzing Partners with NanoCarbons LLC to Develop New Activated Carbons for Energy Storage Systems

Lenzing AG and NanoCarbons LLC, Fort Lauderdale (Florida, USA), will cooperate in the future to develop and explore the use of new activated carbons in electrode technology. This technology is based on a combination of Lenzing’s TENCEL® fib...

13-01-2013 Hits:5097 Energy News

Alfa Laval acquires leading provider of niche heat transfer products to the North American natural gas market

Alfa Laval acquires leading provider of niche heat transfer products to the North American natural gas market

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has acquired the US-based company Air Cooled Exchangers, LLC (ACE), a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered air-cooled heat exchangers, used to co...

07-01-2013 Hits:5477 Energy News

SCA invests approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation with Sundsvall Energi

SCA invests approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation with Sundsvall Energi

SCA has approved an investment of approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation between SCA’s industries in the Sundsvall region and Sundsvall Energi AB. The agreement will enable SCA to increase its deliveries of energy to Sundsvall’s dis...

17-12-2012 Hits:5974 Energy News

Siemens receives 126 MW wind power plants order in Ireland

Siemens receives 126 MW wind power plants order in Ireland

Siemens Energy has received an order for delivery and servicing of 42 direct-drive wind turbines for two onshore wind power plants. Purchaser is the Irish utility Bord na Móna. The order encompasses 28 SWT-3.0-101 direct-drive wind turbines...

17-12-2012 Hits:6511 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Växjö Energi, Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Växjö Energi, Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the regional Swedish utility Växjö Energi AB to deliver a biomass power boiler island that will be part of a new combined heat and power plant. The plant will supply heat and...

13-12-2012 Hits:12757 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins another large solar power order, this time in South Africa

Alfa Laval wins another large solar power order, this time in South Africa

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has received an order from Abengoa to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a concentrated solar power plant in South Africa. Delivery is sche...

10-12-2012 Hits:6035 Energy News

SCA and E.ON sign agreement on wind power joint venture

SCA and E.ON sign agreement on wind power joint venture

SCA signed a joint venture agreement with E.ON today, through which E.ON will develop a number of wind power projects together with SCA. The joint venture includes the areas operated by SCA Vind up until the licence application: Hästkullen...

10-12-2012 Hits:4728 Energy News

Domtar announces closing of sale of Ottawa/Gatineau hydro assets

Domtar announces closing of sale of Ottawa/Gatineau hydro assets

Domtar Corporation has confirmed the November 20 closing of its previously announced Definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement ("the agreement") signed by its Canadian subsidiary, Domtar Inc., for the sale of its hydro assets in...

26-11-2012 Hits:4056 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

Metso will supply Värnamo Energi AB with a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production in Värnamo in Sweden. The start-up of the plant is scheduled for autumn 2014. The value of the order is approximately EUR 17 million. Met...

26-11-2012 Hits:6512 Energy News

Resolute Forest Products to Build Wood Pellet Plant

Resolute Forest Products to Build Wood Pellet Plant

Resolute Forest Products has announced plans to build an industrial wood pellet plant that will convert a currently underutilized residual material into a reliable source of renewable energy. Construction of the plant is expected to begin s...

26-11-2012 Hits:3913 Energy News

Metso to supply two power boilers for Indonesian PT Cikarang Listrindo for fulfilling local electricity needs

Metso to supply two power boilers for Indonesian PT Cikarang Listrindo for fulfilling local electricity needs

Metso will supply PT Cikarang Listrindo in Babelan outside Jakarta in Indonesia with two power boilers with a total capacity of 270 MWe. The delivery will also include a  Metso DNA control system. The investment will increase the compa...

20-11-2012 Hits:6015 Energy News

Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer

Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer

Pöyry's Energy Business Group has been awarded a technical consultancy services assignment for the Xayaburi hydro power plant project in Lao PDR. Pöyry works as the Government of Lao Engineer in the project. Pöyry will support the Governmen...

09-11-2012 Hits:9819 Energy News

Siemens Wins Order for Power Plant in Venezuela

Siemens received an order to supply two power islands for the Juan Manuel Valdez Güiria combined cycle power plants in Venezuela. These plants will be constructed in two phases. The first phase will be the simple cycle followed by the com...

05-11-2012 Hits:5684 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for Xayaburi hydropower plant

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from CH. Karnchang (Lao) Company Ltd. to supply the electromechanical equipment for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower station, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The order value...

29-10-2012 Hits:10776 Energy News

Metso’s automation to boost green energy production in Reunion and Guadeloupe

Metso has signed an agreement on delivering state of the art automation for Séchilienne-Sidec, one of the market leaders in biomass and solar energy production in France and the French overseas territories. The new Metso DNA automation syst...

19-10-2012 Hits:9584 Energy News

Metso to deliver biofuel-fired boiler to Jönköping Energi in Sweden

Metso to deliver biofuel-fired boiler to Jönköping Energi in Sweden Metso will supply Jönköping Energi’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Torsvik, Sweden, with a new biofuel-fired boiler. Jönköping Energi is expanding its CHP plant ...

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