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Tuesday, 13 December 2011 00:59

Incada Silk protects the taste of Christmas

No Swedish Christmas is complete without Aladdin – a classic chocolate box whose journey starts in the UK and ends under Christmas trees across Sweden. The Aladdin box is made from Incada Silk, a multi-layered paperboard that is produced by…
UPM to permanently close down the paper machine 3 at UPM Ettringen and to restructure overlapping operations in Germany UPM will permanently close down the paper machine 3 at UPM Ettringen paper mill on 14 December 2011 as being uncompetitive.…
Södra decides in principle on record investments of SEK 2 billion for 2012 Södra's executive committee has set an appropriation limit which will permit a number of offensive investments in 2012. The decision was taken at a meeting held on…
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 09:00

Algae can give new fuel to the mills.

Algal culture can provide environmental benefits and new business opportunities for the country's pulp and paper mills. This is the belief of The Energy Square together with, among others Nordic Paper Bäckhammar who are now doing a feasibility study on…
"Without The Paper Province cluster it would not be possible for Metso to be number one in tissue machines" This is what Pasi Laine, President of Metso Pulp, Paper & Power Technology said when he spoke as the main guest…
Monday, 05 December 2011 08:24

Södra contracting stoppage cancelled

Södra has cancelled its contracting stoppage. At the same time, a special assortment will be introduced for members who have been affected by windthrow caused by the storm which hit southern Sweden on the last weekend in November. This special…
UPM is planning production curtailments and measures to improve efficiency for timber and further processing businesses UPM Timber and UPM Living business units are to begin co-operation negotiations concerning production curtailments for the first quarter of 2012 and measures to…
Monday, 28 November 2011 11:00

Finnforest Provides PEFC Certified Plywood

Based in Finland, Finnish forestry company Finnforest is part of the Metsäliitto Group. Founded in 1934, Metsäliitto is a cooperative owned by no less than 130,000 private Finnish forest owners. With sales in the region of Euros 5 billion per…
Wednesday, 23 November 2011 13:00

Voith Paper gets recognition for innovation

At the beginning of October 2011, Voith Paper Automation was recognized by the federal state of Lower Austria and its Economic Chamber for its OnV FlocSpotter product. Annually about 200 projects are submitted, of which 50 are selected and recognized…
Stora Enso establishes Pathfinders Shadow Management Team to challenge Chief Executive Officer and Group Executive Team in rethinking Group operations Stora Enso has selected 12 talents from within the Group as Pathfinders to challenge and support the CEO and Group…
EMERSON’S SMART WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY HELPS MEET ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS AT PAPER MILL IN SWEDEN Rosemount® wireless conductivity transmitters help prevent discharge of chemicals into local environment Korsnäs Gävle is using Emerson Process Management’s Smart Wireless conductivity and temperature transmitters to collect…
SCA reorganizes hygiene operations for increased efficiency, market presence and growth To support its long-term strategy and strengthen competitiveness, SCA is reorganizing its global hygiene operations. The new organization will contribute to increased efficiency, market presence and growth. SCA’s European…
Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:06

Telko launches resale of UPM ForMi composite

UPM and Telko have signed a distribution agreement for UPM's new composite product UPM ForMi. Telko will sell the natural fibre composite developed by UPM through its global distribution network to the furniture, vehicle and electronics industries and to plastic…
By operating with Voith polyurethane covers, Radece papir, Slowenia, was able to increase the dryness after the first press of the PM 4 by 0.8%. This result was possible due to the special surface designs of Voith’s polyurethane covers. A…
SCA has delivered a binding offer to acquire Georgia-Pacific´s European tissue operations, with sales in 2010 amounting to EUR 1.25bn (SEK 11.9bn). The offered price is EUR 1.32bn (SEK 12.6bn). Georgia-Pacific´s acceptance of this offer is subject to consultations with…