News within the industry of pulp and paper ○ Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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The Storopack group of companies represented in 60 locations across 17 countries achieved...

Lithuainian Grikiskes AB successfully completed one more investment project – erection of new...

Northern Paper Board has unveiled plans for a £1.3 million expansion and investment project at...

North America’s industrial automation company Maverick Technologies has appointed Bud...

The Arctic Paper Group generated significantly sounder financial results for 2014 than in the...

In a bid to compensate for continued high costs of raw materials, Ahlstrom will increase the...

In order to create competitive packaging, print quality needs to be sufficiently high and give a...

Minerals Technologies has appointed Alexander Masetti as the Vice President and Managing...

Two years after Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced a new “forest conservation” policy, APP’s...

Schur Pack Germany is currently building a folding box facility and is massively investing in a...

Flowserve has received a new contract for the supply of all ball sector control valves, ball...

The Procter & Gamble Company and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, gathered...

On 20 March 2015, Metsä Fibre Oy signed a letter of intent for the detailed engineering of its...

In 2014, The Estonian State Forest Management Centre (Riigimetsa Majandamise Keskus - RMK) sold...

Global trade of softwood lumber has continued to trend upward ever since the global financial...

Valmet recently announced that the winner of its Tissue Technology Award is Abdus Salam,...

The PM 7 process line commissioned mid-November 2014 at the Miltenberg headquarters of Fripa...

World demand for paper and paperboard is forecast to grow to 482 million tons in 2030. This...

Söderhamn Eriksson has received a new order for the supply of Catech 4000 TS-5 edger optimizer...

Trimble announced recently that it has acquired privately-held Fifth Element, a leader in...

Solenis recently moved its India headquarters to a new location at Pune in the state of Maharashtra.

Kemira has appointed Mats Rönnbäck as the interim President for Paper segment and Asia Pacific region effective 01 April 2015.

Georgia-Pacific has concluded an agreement with RoyOMartin for the transfer of Rocky Creek lumber operations at Mexia in Alabama, US.

Verso Corporation launched its new coated web product lineup on 16 March 2015. The lineup includes paper brands such as such as Sterling Ultra,...

Huhtamaki has signed an agreement to acquire Butterworth Paper Cups, a paper cup and foodservice packaging manufacturer in Malaysia.

Petri Helsky, M.Sc (Chem. Eng.), M.Sc (Econ), 48, has started as the CEO of Metsä Tissue Corporation and as a member of Metsä Group’s Executive...

The 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is being awarded to a group of researchers from Japan and France for their development of an energy-efficient...

HEAD Engineering – a Swedish specialist in black liquor soap related process solutions within the pulp and paper industry – has won an order for...

BW Papersystems, part of Barry‐Wehmiller, has appointed Neal McConnellogue as the new President.

Bellmer Vaahto has delivered a dilution controlled headbox and top-former for a packaging board production line to Nine Dragons Xingan Pulp &...

The Italian producer Eurovast successfully started up a new Toscotec tissue machine at Cartiera della Basilica, Bagni di Lucca (LU).

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has voted on the Emissions Trading Scheme’s Market Stability Reserve.

Chemical manufacturer Synthomer is expanding its Kluang plant in Johor State, Malaysia, to produce a range of specialty Styrene Butadiene Latex (...

Finland’s research organisation VTT has built a piloting centre aimed at refining biomass at Kivenlahti, Espoo.

International Paper has been recognised as one of the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. This is the ninth straight...

Valmet will deliver a boiler plant that utilizes biomass to Nokianvirran Energia in Finland. Valmet announced the signing of a letter of intent...

Japan’s Rengo recently completed construction work to renew container board machine at Marusan Paper’s mill in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

Stora Enso produces its Natura boards, a high-performing liquid packaging board with advanced multilayer construction, in Finland and Sweden.

PulpEye, is an innovative measurement technology company, is now launching the fifth generation of its Dynamic Drainage Analyzer, DDA 5. This...

GE and Kemira recently announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to...

India’s Orient Paper & Industries has signed a Memorandum of...

Minerals Technologies has signed an agreement with a paper manufacturer for...

Sappi announces that it has chosen Brightlands Chemelot Campus in the...

FPInnovations, a not-for-profit world-leading R&D institute, has...

Fortress Paper reported 2014 fourth quarter EBITDA loss of $1.4 million. The...

Andritz recently announced an improved financial performance in 2014...

Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire majority stake in...

Nippon Paper Industries has decided to integrate Yoshinaga Mill and Fuji...

Homag Group AG, a German manufacturer of plant and machinery for the...

Clearwater Paper recently announced the retirement of Thomas A. Colgrove as...

BillerudKorsnäs, the leading Swedish provider of renewable packaging...

OECD’s national contact point in France has concluded the assessment of a...

The Swedish research institute Bio4Energy has shown in pilot-scale...

Despite challenging economic conditions and the drop in China's overall...

Pujolasos wood&pack and Decopak Europ have patented the world’s first...

Resolute Forest Products Inc. recently announced the permanent closure of...

OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm based in Los Angeles, USA,...

To celebrate the launch of Seattle's Best Coffee in its restaurants, KFC has...

Ahlstrom recently announced that it has sold 1,500,000 shares in Munksjö Oyj...

The Swedish envelope and packaiging company Bong is set to restructure its...

WEPA International recently announced the acquisition of 100 percent shares...

SCA inaugurated its first production facility in India on 04 March 2015. The...

Anders Marklund will be Setra’s new CFO. He has been acting CFO since...

Oji Holdings Corporation recently announced the incorporation of Oji...

Sia Broceni Pellets, a subsidiary of Estonian AS Graanul Invest, has...

Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the soft wood...

Together with international experts, IBC Paper Training is organizing an...

The much-depreciated Russian rouble has given Russian exporters of logs and...

The EU recently requested the establishment of a dispute settlement panel at...

Valmet has received a new order to supply OptiConcept M containerboard line...

Toscotec has received an order to supply two new tissue machines to Liuzhou...

Australian Paper recently announced that it will close its manufacturing...

Ziegler Paper Mill, long-time paper development partner of Kodak, was...

Kemira has announced the appointment of Esa-Matti Puputti as the Executive...

Felix Schoeller Group will invest EUR 15 million to rebuild the PM14 at its...

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Converting and Finishing

Stora Enso is expanding its selection of EU Ecolabel certified boards Confirms that the boards fulfil the European Commission’s ecological criteria for copying and graphic paper

Environment

Iggesund further reduces carbon emissions The reduction is partly due to the investment in a new recovery boiler

Forestry

FFIF: situation in main European markets remains challenging Forest-based sector announces substantial investments into Finland

Market news

Chevler sets up speciality bakery papers arm In response to customer demand

Process

Valmet receives new contract from Turkey’s Hayat Kimya To rebuild TM 1 at tissue mill in Yeniköy

APP Tjiwi Kimia mill to install new drying equipment

Bekaert Solaronics has received an important order

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