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BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2017 -- Sappi Limited, a leading global producer and supplier of diversified woodfibre products, today announced the approval of a range of projects in Europe and the United States including the approval of a US$165 million capital project to expand Sappi North America's manufacturing capabilities and flexibility to include a variety of consumer packaging products...
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Feb 3, 2017--Stora Enso is investing EUR 28 million at its Heinola Fluting Mill in Finland to meet a growing customer demand globally.The investment improves quality as well as increases production capacity of its AvantFlute SC product portfolio. Implementation of the investment is scheduled to start immediately with completion in the second quarter of 2018...
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UPM, Helsinki, Feb 2, 2017 --- UPM has decided to close 305,000 tonnes of graphic paper capacity in Europe. The company permanently closes the paper machine 3 at UPM Steyrermühl, Austria and the paper machine 2 at UPM Augsburg, Germany. The decision is based on the plan announced in November 2016...
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Feb 2,2017 --ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel, based in Varel, Germany, to supply a processing line for pulper rags...
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Feb 1, 2017 --Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. Wärtsilä's scope covers an extended engineering and equipment delivery (EEQ), and includes Wärtsilä 50SG engines running on natural gas...
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Jan 26,2017 --UPM states that it is not engaged in negotiations on a pulp mill investment with the Uruguayan government. As earlier announced, the company is considering prospects and prerequisites for long-term development in Uruguay. Currently UPM is engaged in discussions with the Government of Uruguay on infrastructure development...
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Jan 27,2017 --To meet the growing demand for high-quality tissue and strengthen the product offering in the UK, SCA is investing in a through-air drying (TAD) machine at its tissue plant in Skelmersdale. SCA has also decided to close an older tissue machine in Stubbins and signed an agreement to divest its tissue plant in Chesterfield to Sidcot Group Limited...
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Jan 23,2017 --In December 2016, the Italian supplier Toscotec S.p.A. has delivered two tissue machines, TM 3 and 4, to Vinda Paper (Zhejiang) to be installed at its Longyou mill. The machines are scheduled to begin installation in the spring and complete start-up in mid-2017...
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Jan 23, 2017--Valmet will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America. The customers remain confidential. The goals of the rebuilds are e.g. to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers. The start-ups of the rebuilt board machines are scheduled for 2017 and 2018...
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Jan 20,2017 --The European Investment Bank (EIB) will finance SAICA's investment in new technologies to improve two of the production lines at its factory producing paper for corrugated cardboard in El Burgo de Ebro, Zaragoza...
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January 19, 2017--Stora Enso has initiated a process with the Government of Guangxi with the target to remove the authorisation for the hardwood chemical pulp mill from its investment permit. Stora Enso has previously announced that it considers building a chemical pulp mill at its Beihai Mill site...
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Graz, Austria, 2017/01/17 - ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill located in the city of Xepon, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Start-up is expected in mid-2018...
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Harrisburg, PA – Jan 12,2017 --Governor Tom Wolf announced today that American Paper Bag LLC (APB), a manufacturer of retail paper bags, will establish a corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Sugar Notch Borough, Luzerne County, a move that will create 38 new jobs...
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Jan 11,2016 --Stora Enso is investing a total of EUR 9.1 million into its consumer board mills in Imatra and Ingerois, Finland, and Fors, Sweden, to continue the commercialisation of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) and to accelerate product development...
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Jan 5,2017 --Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Fumio Manoshiro; hereinafter, "NPI") announced to build a demonstration plant at Fuji Mill (Fuji, Shizuoka) to promote practical applications of CNF-reinforced resin. CNF-reinforced resin is obtained by mixing CNF into resin, such as polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), and nylo...
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Dec 30, 2016 --Valmet will deliver a white liquor pressure disc filter to Daio Paper Co. Ltd's Mishima pulp mill in Japan. The new filter is scheduled to start-up in September, 2017...
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Dec 28, 2016--Valmet will supply an automation system for Kemira's new sodium chlorate production line under construction in Joutseno, Finland. The automation system will control the production process and ensure its reliable operation...
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Dec 21, 2016 -- Sweco has been commissioned by BillerudKorsnäs for construction management of a new board manufacturing machine at the Gruvön production plant and structural design for reconstruction of the existing pulp mill...
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Dec 21,2016 --Schumacher Packaging Group will next year massively expand its Greven factory, opened only in 2014, thus doubling processing and warehousing capacities. The expansion, in which Schumacher Packaging is investing up to EUR 30 million, will also create 80 new jobs at the Greven factory...
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Dec 20,2016 --Representatives from company GL&V visited Kyiv CPM on December 14th and 15th. On the final project meeting, we summarized main issues of the project on stock preparation upgrade at PM-2. At the end of the project, we succeeded to increase the capacity of OCC line and reduce operational downtime...
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