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June 2, 2017---Ahlstrom-Munksjö will invest into new production capacity at its Saint Severin plant in France to meet the growing demand for Genuine Vegetable Parchment (GVP) products used mainly in baking and cooking papers as well as in other food packaging solutions. The total investment is approximately EUR 6.7 million...
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TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC, June 1, 2017 - Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up phase of No. 10 Linerboard Machine and begun production of XTR, a next-generation product offering the highest strength-to-basis-weight ratio in North America. XTR is 100%-recycled and backed by Kruger's 50+ years of experience in the production of eco-friendly containerboard products....
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June 1, 2017 ---Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage. This will be achieved by installation of an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with an Advantage ReDry web heater. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for end of the year 2017...
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May 31, 2017 ---Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Schumacher Poledno's corrugated line in Bukowiec, Poland. The Valmet IQ Moisturizer with two beams will enable the mill to improve corrugated board quality and reduce production losses caused by warped board. The system will be started up in July 2017...
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May 30,2017 --Visy Board New Zealand announces construction of a second corrugated packaging plant, to be established in the Waipa District, south of Hamilton in the Waikato Province...
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May 24,2017 --As communicated earlier BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The problem has now been resolved. The pulp line and the fluting machine PM6 is back in production...
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BREWTON, Ala., May 22, 2017 -- Local and state officials joined Georgia-Pacific Brewton mill employees and their families on Saturday to celebrate the completion of a $388 million energy improvement project after two years of construction...
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May 22, 2017---Valmet will supply an off-machine coater rebuild for Hansol Paper Co., Ltd., at its Shintanjin site in South Korea. The target of the rebuild is to convert the paper mill for thermal paper production, and to increase production and market share of high quality thermal grades. Today the off-machine coater is producing coated wood-free paper grades...
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May 19.2017-- Smurfit Kappa (Smurfit Kappa Roermond Papier) has awarded Pöyry with the detail engineering services assignment for the modification of Smurfit Kappa's paper machine 1 at Roermond, Netherlands. The assignment includes process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical, automation and instrumentation engineering....
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May 18, 2017 ---Procemex to deliver production wide integrated web inspection (WIS) and web monitoring system (WMS) for BillerudKorsnäs board machines in Gruvön (Board Machine 7) and Gävle (Board Machine 4) in Sweden.The new BM 7, which is scheduled to start operation in 2019...
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May 17,2017 --Paper Prime, a company belonging to the Trevipapel Group, and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of the new TM1. The installation and commissioning were performed according to the scheduled time and the start-up went very smoothly...
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May 17,2017 --Bellmer Vaahto Paper Machinery has won a major contract at Stora Enso Skutskär pulp mill in Sweden. The Skutskär mill is located 160 km north of Stockholm and 16 km south of Gävle on the Baltic coast. Pulp dryer DM7 will be converted from bale-based market pulp into soft wood fluff pulp, which is delivered in rolls to customers....
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May 17, 2017---Valmet will deliver dewatering equipment and an automatic pulper feed system to Gruvön pulp and paper mill in Sweden. The order is part of the investment in a new board machine and rebuild of the existing pulp mill at the Gruvön site. The whole investment is the largest in the history of BillerudKorsnäs and one of the largest in Sweden in recent years...
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May 16,2017 --BillerudKorsnäs experienced a major breakdown in the digester in the semi-chemical pulp production line in Gruvön. The pulp line supplies the fluting machine PM6 with pulp and consequently no fluting from PM6 can currently be produced. The breakdown of the pulp line does not have an impact on the integrated chemical pulp mill, neither does it impact the production of kraft paper, liner or liquid packaging board at the mill...
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May 16,2017 --International Technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd. to supply a total of five circulating fluidized bed boilers (Powerfluid) for utilization of in-house residual materials. The boilers will be installed at the company‘s locations in Taicang, Quanzhou, Yongxin, Chongqing, and Dongguan. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2018...
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May 15, 2017 ---Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year agreement to continue the supply of maintenance and technology services for board making line 'B9' at Orora's Botany Mill in New South Wales, Australia...
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GREEN BAY, Wis., May 11, 2017 -- WS Packaging Group, Inc., leader in innovative labels and packaging solutions, has expanded capacity as a result of a three-year commitment to invest in new printing technologies...
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May 10,2017 --Smurfit Kappa Italia has successfully started up its PM3 at Ponte all'Ania mill, after a dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec.The scope of the delivery was an advanced mechanical transmission section in “silent drive” with a new frame on the drive side for the whole machine...
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May 10, 2017---Georgia-Pacific today announced significant investments, which total more than $400 million, for its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business. The investments support further growth for key customers’ private label brand products...
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May 10, 2017---Irving Pulp & Paper has just completed its regularly scheduled maintenance shutdown that involves skilled trades workers from across the Maritimes. Contractors required during the maintenance include Millwrights, Pipefitters, Boilermakers, and Labourers. During the peak of the shutdown 1,200 people were onsite to complete the required work....
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