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New Valmet-delivered pulp drying lines started up at Klabin in Brazil

New Valmet-delivered pulp drying lines started up at Klabin in Brazil

Two new pulp drying lines, delivered by Valmet, have been started at Klabin's new pulp mill located in Ortigueira city, Paraná state in Brazil. The first pulp bale was produced according to schedule on March 4th, 2016. Klabin's new pulp mill will h...

04-05-2016 Hits:67 South American News

Valmet and Biochemtex to collaborate in developing technology for lignin derived biochemicals

Valmet and Biochemtex to collaborate in developing technology for lignin derived biochemicals

Valmet and Biochemtex will start to cooperate in the field of conversion of lignin into biochemicals. The development project will combine and adapt LignoBoost and Moghi technologies. LignoBoost is Valmet's proprietary technology for the extraction o...

04-05-2016 Hits:59 European News

ANDRITZ GROUP: Results for the first quarter of 2016

ANDRITZ GROUP: Results for the first quarter of 2016

International technology Group ANDRITZ saw a solid development of profitability in the first quarter of 2016 despite slight declines in sales and order intake. The situation on the markets served by ANDRITZ basically has not changed compared to 2015...

04-05-2016 Hits:62 financial News

Kotkamills’ Consumer Board products soon available across Europe

Kotkamills’ Consumer Board products soon available across Europe

Kotkamills has formed its European sales network for their upcoming folding boxboard and barrier board products. With 13 sales representatives in over 30 countries, Kotkamills can now offer personal service through local presence all over Europe. ...

04-05-2016 Hits:91 European News

Tieto to support Ahlstrom’s IT transformation

Tieto to support Ahlstrom’s IT transformation

Tieto and Ahlstrom into agreement for faster and agile response to Ahlstrom's business needs. The leading Nordic software and services company Tieto and global fiber-based materials company Ahlstrom have agreed to extend their long business relation...

04-05-2016 Hits:55 European 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:64 Energy News

International Paper to Acquire Weyerhaeuser's Pulp Business for $2.2 Billion

International Paper to Acquire Weyerhaeuser's Pulp Business for $2.2 Billion

International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Weyerhaeuser's pulp business. Under terms of the agreement, IP will acquire five pulp mills and two converting facilities that produce fluff pulp, so...

03-05-2016 Hits:73 North American News

Minerals Technologies Signs 25th Commercial Agreement for Fulfill® High-Filler Technology

Minerals Technologies Signs 25th Commercial Agreement for Fulfill® High-Filler Technology

Agreement with Prestigious Paper Company in China Will Lower Papermaking Costs by Reducing Fiber Consumption Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) have just announced that it has entered into a commercial agreement with another leading paper compa...

03-05-2016 Hits:61 Asian News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for St. Croix Tissue, USA

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for St. Croix Tissue, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of the first of two supplied PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machines with steel Yankees at the St. Croix Tissue mill in Maine, USA. The machine has a design speed of 2,000 m/min...

03-05-2016 Hits:62 North American News

What Does It Take to Move Pulpwood from Western Russia to Scandinavia by Water?

What Does It Take to Move Pulpwood from Western Russia to Scandinavia by Water?

As many of you know, Forest2Market recently started operating in Europe and western Russia. We have named the new product the Baltic Rim/Russia Timber Price Index, which basically covers Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Poland and western Russia. On a...

03-05-2016 Hits:64 Logistics

Successful start-up of ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulper at ISMA 2000

Successful start-up of ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulper at ISMA 2000

International technology Group ANDRITZ successfully started up a FibreFlow drum pulper, type FFD225, for the Spanish tissue manufacturer ISMA 2000 S.L. ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulper FFD225 at ISMA 2000 S.L., Spain Photo Andritz The new drum pulpe...

02-05-2016 Hits:84 European News

Stora Enso inaugurates next generation Varkaus Mill in Finland

Stora Enso inaugurates next generation Varkaus Mill in Finland

Finnish Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Kimmo Tiilikainen, today joined Stora Enso at the official inauguration of a containerboard machine and a wooden building element production line at the Varkaus Mill. Stora Enso has successfully...

29-04-2016 Hits:101 European News

Paper manufacturer signs up for Siemens total approach to complex turnkey project

Paper manufacturer signs up for Siemens total approach to complex turnkey project

Siemens installs new drives and software at Stora Enso Langerbrugge Ghent paper manufacturer Stora Enso Langerbrugge is relying on Siemens expertise and solutions to replace the drives and machine control system for one of its paper machines. Siemen...

29-04-2016 Hits:121 European News

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the rebuilt board machine at Iggesund Paperboard mill, England

ANDRITZ successfully starts up the rebuilt board machine  at Iggesund Paperboard mill, England

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the board machine rebuilt at the Iggesund mill in Workington, England. The new, state-of-the-art press section delivered by ANDRITZ will increase the production capacity by 20,000 tons...

29-04-2016 Hits:194 European News

Valmet to supply brown stock washing plant modernization to Södra Cell's Mörrum pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply brown stock washing plant modernization to Södra Cell's Mörrum pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a modernization of the brown stock washing plant of the dissolving line to Södra Cell's Mörrum pulp mill in Sweden. The rebuild is part of the second stage of a long-term initiative at Södra Cell Mörrum mill. The brown stock washi...

29-04-2016 Hits:91 European News

BW Papersystems at drupa 2016: impressive range of stationery converting solutions plus live demonstrations of folio sheeter and ream wrapper

BW Papersystems at drupa 2016: impressive range of stationery converting solutions plus live demonstrations of folio sheeter and ream wrapper

At drupa 2016, visitors to BW Papersystems’s booth 10D20 will not only see live demonstrations of an eCon folio sheeter and a Wrapmatic GREC folio size ream wrapper, but also will be able to find out about the group’s extensive machinery range for st...

29-04-2016 Hits:89 North American News

Stora Enso evaluates expansion of Ostrołęka Mill production

Stora Enso evaluates expansion of Ostrołęka Mill production

Stora Enso has decided to commence a feasibility study with the aim of expanding containerboard production at Ostrołęka Mill in Poland by 500 000 tonnes annually. The findings of a recently completed pre-feasibility study supported continuation of th...

29-04-2016 Hits:96 European News

Metso continues to expand its strong local presence: New valve service center in Poland in operation

Metso continues to expand its strong local presence: New valve service center in Poland in operation

Metso has opened a new service center specialized in process valve and field equipment solutions in Poland. The center has a key role in supporting pulp and paper, refinery and petrochemical industry customers with daily services, shutdowns and long-...

29-04-2016 Hits:78 European News

New MatchPress and MatchFlow Roll Covers from Voith

New MatchPress and MatchFlow Roll Covers from Voith

Two new roll covers, MatchPress for press rolls and MatchFlow for suction press rolls, are additions to Voith‘s product portfolio. MatchPress and MatchFlow are designed for graphic and packaging paper machines with a wire width of up to 6,000 mm and ...

29-04-2016 Hits:89 European News

European News

Valmet and Biochemtex to collaborate in developing…

Valmet and Biochemtex will start to cooperate in the field of conversion of lignin into biochemicals. The development project will combine and adapt L...

Kotkamills’ Consumer Board products soon available…

Kotkamills has formed its European sales network for their upcoming folding boxboard and barrier board products. With 13 sales representatives in ov...

Tieto to support Ahlstrom’s IT transformation

Tieto and Ahlstrom into agreement for faster and agile response to Ahlstrom's business needs. The leading Nordic software and services company Tieto ...

Successful start-up of ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulp…

International technology Group ANDRITZ successfully started up a FibreFlow drum pulper, type FFD225, for the Spanish tissue manufacturer ISMA 2000 S.L...

American News

New Valmet-delivered pulp drying lines started up at Klabin in Brazil

Two new pulp drying lines, delivered by Valmet, have been started at Klabin's new pulp mill located in Ortigueira city, Paraná state in Brazil. The fi...

International Paper to Acquire Weyerhaeuser's Pulp Business for $2.2 Billion

International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Weyerhaeuser's pulp business. Under terms of the ...

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for St. Croix Tissue, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of the first of two supplied PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machines with steel ...

BW Papersystems at drupa 2016: impressive range of stationery converting solutions plus live demonstrations of folio sheeter and ream wrapper

At drupa 2016, visitors to BW Papersystems’s booth 10D20 will not only see live demonstrations of an eCon folio sheeter and a Wrapmatic GREC folio siz...

Oceania News

Australia Pulp Expansion Now Possible: Pulp & …

Australia could be on the cusp of a pulp production expansion over the coming years, as domestic demand for pulp increases. Australia's pulp consum...

Paper Consumption in Australia to Rise

Paper Consumption to Rise 4.9% to 2020 Latest research and analysis by IndustryEdge demonstrates that Australia's consumption of paper and paperboard...

Valmet and Australian Paper sign a multi-year main…

Valmet and Australian Paper have signed a multi-year agreement for Valmet to provide maintenance technical support at the Maryvale Mill in Victoria, A...

Research and Markets: Australian and New Zealand P…

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/njhjqk/pulp_and_paper) has announced the addition of the "Pulp & Paper Edge" report t...

Asian News

Minerals Technologies Signs 25th Commercial Agreem…

Agreement with Prestigious Paper Company in China Will Lower Papermaking Costs by Reducing Fiber Consumption Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) ...

Asia Pulp & Paper welcomes landmark moment in …

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) welcomes the announcement by President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and P...

Vinda orders Futura lines for continued growth in …

Vinda has signed an agreement with Futura for the supply of multiple high-performance converting lines for tissue roll products. One of the leading p...

UPM's PM3 is officially inaugurated in Changshu, C…

UPM have just announced the official inauguration of the Paper Machine 3 (PM3) in Changshu, China. As an important milestone for the development of UP...

Financial News

ANDRITZ GROUP: Results for the first quarter of 20…

International technology Group ANDRITZ saw a solid development of profitability in the first quarter of 2016 despite slight declines in sales and orde...

Valmet's Interim Review January 1 - March 31, 2016…

Figures in brackets, unless otherwise stated, refer to the comparison period, i.e. the same period of the previous year. Automation has been consolida...

Kemira Oyj's Interim Report January-March 2016: Re…

This is a summary of the January - March 2016 Interim report. The complete January - March 2016 Interim report with tables is attached to this release...

Town of Jay and Verso Reach Agreement in Property …

The Town of Jay, Maine, and Verso Corporation (OTCPink: VRSZQ) have reached an agreement to resolve their dispute concerning property tax assessments ...

Energy News

Kemira shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Aw…

Kemira's site in Helsingborg, Sweden has been shortlisted in the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2016 for industrial symbiosis that facilitates sharing r...

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...