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A new take on technical customer service

A new take on technical customer service

Ever since the Savon Sellu mill was acquired by Powerflute in 2005 Pertti Kaasalainen, also sometimes called “Mr. Corrugated” by our clients, has been synonymous with our technical customer service. But Pertti’s troubleshooting history extends much...

28-05-2015 Hits:26 European News

mutares successfully closed the acquisition of Metsä Board Zanders

mutares successfully closed the acquisition of Metsä Board Zanders

The Munich-based mutares Group (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2) closed the acquisition of Metsä Board Zanders, following the approval of the antitrust authorities. While this acquisition forms an important milestone for the growth of the group, the transaction p...

28-05-2015 Hits:25 European News

Walki to sell the major part of its Industrial Packaging business

Walki to sell the major part of its Industrial Packaging business

Walki Group, the leading producer of protective packaging materials and technical laminates, announces today that it has entered an agreement with Mondi Group to sell its Pietarsaari plant in Finland and the Wroclaw plant in Poland. These two facilit...

28-05-2015 Hits:36 European News

Sappi Europe to increase coated and uncoated fine paper sheet prices

Sappi Europe to increase coated and uncoated fine paper sheet prices

Following our announcement on 8 May of a  price increase for  European coated fine and coated mechanical reels, Sappi Europe confirm our intention to raise prices also for woodfree coated sheets by 8% and a further increase on woodfree uncoated sheet...

28-05-2015 Hits:28 financial News

Xerium to Present at RISI Asia Conference in Shanghai, China

Xerium to Present at RISI Asia Conference in Shanghai, China

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, announced that Mr. Bill Butterfield, EVP and CTO, will present a technical paper titled “Improving Machine Performance for Success in Toda...

28-05-2015 Hits:26 Asian News

Finnish Forest Centre’s Database of Privately-Owned Forests Reaches 10 Million Hectares

Finnish Forest Centre’s Database of Privately-Owned Forests Reaches 10 Million Hectares

The data on privately-owned forests collected by the Finnish Forest Centre quite likely constitutes one of the world’s most extensive databases on forest resources. In May, the extent of data on privately-owned forest stands surpassed the 10 million-...

28-05-2015 Hits:24 European News

Sales of pine seedlings finally on the increase

Sales of pine seedlings finally on the increase

Following many years of decline, Södra is now seeing a clear trend break in the proportion of Scots pine seedlings sold. "This spring, some 1.7 million pine seedlings are being dispatched from our Flåboda Nursery, while the figure for spring 2016 i...

28-05-2015 Hits:29 European News

Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices in Italy

Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices in Italy

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. has announced it will raise prices by €50 per metric ton on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the Company's Italian region. The price change is effective with shipments on or after 15th June, 2015. "This price increase is...

28-05-2015 Hits:35 financial News

Mapal appoints Strand Hanson, prepares for AIM float

Mapal appoints Strand Hanson, prepares for AIM float

Mapal Green Energy, developers of the innovative floating fine bubble aeration system (FFBA) for wastewater treatment, has appointed Strand Hanson in preparation for an AIM float in early summer this year. The brokers are Beaufort Securities. Mapal ...

27-05-2015 Hits:50 European News

Södra increases price for softwood pulp in Europe to USD 870 per tonne

Södra increases price for softwood pulp in Europe to USD 870 per tonne

Due to low global softwood pulp stocks and solid demand, Södra will increase its market price for NBSK in Europe to USD 870, effective from June 1st 2015. For further information, please contact: Magnus Björkman, President of Södra Cell Internationa...

27-05-2015 Hits:45 financial News

Resolute Enters Into New ABL Credit Facility

Resolute Enters Into New ABL Credit Facility

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced that it has entered into a new five-year credit agreement for a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility with an aggregate lender commitment of up to $600 million at any time outstanding, subjec...

27-05-2015 Hits:53 financial News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for Doubletree Paper Mills, USA

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine  with steel Yankee for Doubletree Paper Mills, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to Doubletree Paper Millsʼ Gila Bend mill in Arizona, USA. The machine has a design speed of 2,100 m/min and ...

26-05-2015 Hits:64 North American News

MM Packaging Austria concentrates folding carton production on Vienna site

MM Packaging Austria concentrates folding carton production on Vienna site

MM Packaging Austria with two sites, Vienna and Gunskirchen, Upper Austria, will concentrate its production on the larger facility in Vienna until year-end, securing its future as a high-performance site. The Gunskirchen plant currently employs 135 ...

26-05-2015 Hits:62 European News

Stora Enso utilizes Metso's valve know-how in its Varkaus Mill rebuild in Finland

Stora Enso utilizes Metso's valve know-how in its Varkaus Mill rebuild in Finland

Metso will supply altogether hundreds of valves for Stora Enso's conversion of the Varkaus Mill fine paper machine in Finland to light-weight containerboard. In addition, Metso has carried out an installed base audit of its valves in the recycled fib...

26-05-2015 Hits:70 European News

Welcome to the May-June issue of Pulp Paper & Logistics.

Welcome to the May-June issue of Pulp Paper & Logistics.

Welcome to the May-June issue of Pulp Paper & Logistics. Over the past few weeks we heard the news of mill closures here in the UK. First was the announcement from Aylesford Newsprint that it had applied to go into administration with the loss of nea...

22-05-2015 Hits:128 Featured Articles

American News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for Doubletree Paper Mills, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to Double...

Catalyst announces major investment in Rumford mill

Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) has announced an investment of nearly $16 million in the Rumford pulp and paper mill in Maine, U.S. This is a planned second ...

SCA comments on reports in Swedish media regarding the joint venture Productos Familia S.A.

The Colombian competition authority is conducting an anti-trust inquiry that includes the company Productos Familia S.A. The company is listed on the ...

Iggesund expands its presence in North America

Iggesund Paperboard is expanding distribution in the US making its flagship product Invercote available coast to coast. Increasing interest in Inverco...

European News

A new take on technical customer service

Ever since the Savon Sellu mill was acquired by Powerflute in 2005 Pertti Kaasalainen, also sometimes called “Mr. Corrugated” by our clients, has be...

mutares successfully closed the acquisition of Met…

The Munich-based mutares Group (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2) closed the acquisition of Metsä Board Zanders, following the approval of the antitrust authorities...

Walki to sell the major part of its Industrial Pac…

Walki Group, the leading producer of protective packaging materials and technical laminates, announces today that it has entered an agreement with Mon...

Finnish Forest Centre’s Database of Privately-Owne…

The data on privately-owned forests collected by the Finnish Forest Centre quite likely constitutes one of the world’s most extensive databases on for...

Asian News

Xerium to Present at RISI Asia Conference in Shang…

Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, announced that Mr. Bill Butterfield, E...

New Valmet-delivered tissue line started up at PT …

PT Suparma Tbk's new tissue line came on stream in Surabaya, Indonesia two days ahead of the schedule, on April 8. The Advantage DCT 100 tissue machin...

emtec at CIDPEX 2015 in China

Process Optimization in the Tissue and Nonwoven Industry emtec Electronic at the CIDPEX 2015 in Shenzhen, China emtec Electronic GmbH will participa...

A.Celli: destination China for an eventful May.

Two are the important appointments for the coming month of May that the A.Celli Group is about to take part in: ANEX 2015The first of these is the ...

Oceania News

SCA floats its joint venture in Australia

SCA, the leading global hygiene and forest products company, successfully floated its joint venture, Asaleo Care, in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji o...

SCA to float its joint venture in Australia

The leading global hygiene and forest products company SCA and its Australian partner, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), have decided to float their join...

Downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was…

The downward trend in Australian wood chip exports was broken in 2013 thanks to increased chip demand from Chinese pulpmills; China surpassed Japan as...

Pulp turned into power

NEW regulation means invasive native species and timber by-products currently made into pulp for paper production, will instead be burnt to generate e...

Financial News

Sappi Europe to increase coated and uncoated fine …

Following our announcement on 8 May of a  price increase for  European coated fine and coated mechanical reels, Sappi Europe confirm our intention to ...

Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices in Ita…

Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. has announced it will raise prices by €50 per metric ton on all recycled paperboard grades sold in the Company's Italian region...

Södra increases price for softwood pulp in Europe …

Due to low global softwood pulp stocks and solid demand, Södra will increase its market price for NBSK in Europe to USD 870, effective from June 1st 2...

Resolute Enters Into New ABL Credit Facility

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced that it has entered into a new five-year credit agreement for a senior secured asset-based revolving credi...

Energy News

Emerson announces new energy management informatio…

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Proces...

Valmet to deliver a biomass based boiler plant to …

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

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of i…

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 Nok...

British Paper Manufacturing Sector Wastes Almost £…

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 en...