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M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has concluded the statutory negotiations at the Simpele mill. To improve the profitability of the mill M-real started on 24 September 2010 the statutory negotiations concerning the potential transfer of the Simpele speciality paper…
A new, fully automatic packaging line has been commissioned at the Ortviken’s paper mill. The SEK 48 m investment will eliminate a bottleneck and ensure that higher productivity in the paper machines can be packaged, while simultaneously reducing staffing. The…
Tuesday, 09 November 2010 09:19

FSC to host Q&A session at London Pulp Week

As part of the program for London Pulp Week, FSC and FSC UK will host a Q & A session and discussion platform for the pulp and paper industry. This session complements the BWPA and Hawkins Wright Symposium, of which…
Global AC drive manufacturer Vacon will introduce a new product family of Vacon 100 Motor Mountable AC drives at the electric automation fair SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2010 in Nuremberg, Germany on 23 November 2010. Designed for extremely harsh environments, the new AC…
Stora Enso will exercise its right to redeem all of the USD 421 million bond maturing in May 2011 through a make whole process. The bond will be redeemed on 9 December 2010.                                                 “The reason for the make whole is…
International technology Group ANDRITZ will deliver two PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a design speed of 2,100 m/min and a width of 5.6 m, to Ganzhou Hwagain Paper Products in China. The start-up for the machines is scheduled for 2012 and…
Thursday, 04 November 2010 08:32

Rottneros: Production resumed at Vallvik Mill

The shutdown for maintenance work and to implement investments approved for Vallvik Mill, which lasted for a period of almost three weeks, has now come to an end and production is back on track. The two investments agreed at the…
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 08:54

ANDRITZ acquires RITZ Pumpenfabrik, Germany

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract to acquire RITZ Pumpenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, based in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, including various affiliates. The company has approximately 280 employees and generates annual sales of about 40 MEUR. It was…
Friday, 29 October 2010 12:30

Next leap in performance

Powerflute’s® long-term development program continues! After the headbox investment, paper profile improvements and product specification upgrades, we have now taken the next step. In accordance with our long-term plan, we have now focused on better managing the pulp-cooking and fibre-treatment…
The Alliance for a Competitive European Industry (ACEI) welcomes the adoption today of the European Commission communication “An Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era – Putting Competitiveness and Sustainability at Centre Stage”. The Alliance sees in the document the recognition…
On 14 October, Pöyry announced an operational excellence programme that aims at improving the efficiency and quality of operations. The Group-wide programme will be implemented during 2010-2012. Pöyry also announced that the programme will be started in Finland where the…
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has extended its product portfolio to include an innovative solution for label production. The new Speedmaster XL 105-DD was launched to an international audience on October 20 and 21, 2010 at the Print Media Center (PMC)…
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 12:00

DS Smith Plc Pre-close statement

DS Smith Plc, the international packaging supplier and office products wholesaler, today issues its pre-close statement for the half-year to 31 October 2010. DS Smith Group The encouraging overall trading reported for our first quarter has continued into the second…
M-real Corporation announced 16.6.2010 that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding a partial divestment of the Reflex mill to Metsä Tissue Corporation for approximately EUR 10 million. M-real and Metsä Tissue are both part of Metsäliitto Group.…
Stora Enso is ranked the best Nordic company by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its reporting on carbon emissions. The company received the highest scores in CDP's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) that highlights companies with the most complete…