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M-real Corporation’s, part of Metsäliitto Group, business is based on sustainability. The company has in recent years actively developed e.g. lightweight board and paper products which are produced with less fibre, water and energy. As a natural step in its…
Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. will increase prices for all uncoated recycled paperboard grades in all European markets by 50 Euro, or £45,per metric ton on all shipments effective February 28, 2011. "We continue to operate in inflationary conditions," said Adam Wood, vice…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, plans to increase the annual folding boxboard capacity of Äänekoski and Kyröskoski mills in total by about 70 000 tonnes. The combined value of the planned investments in Äänekoski and Kyröskoski is approximately EUR…
Monday, 07 February 2011 13:06

Demand for FSC paper continues to grow

In 2010, SCA’s Ortviken and Laakirchen paper mills delivered more than a quarter of a million tonnes of FSC-certified publication papers. Deliveries of FSC paper grew by 35% last year. Although magazine-grade paper is most in demand, deliveries of FSC-certified…
Metso has today issued its Corporate Governance Statement 2010. The statement is prepared in accordance with the recommendation of the Finnish Corporate Governance Code. Metso Corporate Governance Statement 2010 as a PDF is attached in this release. The corporate governance…
Tieto is modernizing the mill systems in M-real's board mills in Finland, which will be completed by the end of 2012. According to the agreement signed by the parties, the mills are implementing the latest versions of the Tieto Integrated…
A Metso-supplied Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue production line successfully came on stream on December 18, 2010 at the Hayat Kimya A.S mill in Yeniköy, which is located near the city of Izmit in Turkey. The Hayat Kimya TM 2…
Saturday, 05 February 2011 03:30

Holmen to close paper machine in Madrid

Holmen Paper will be shutting down production of printing paper at the smaller paper machine in Madrid. This equates to almost 10 per cent of the business area’s production capacity. Approximately 170 employees will be affected. “We’ve been working to…
On the morning of 2 February, fire caused damage to part of the thermo-mechanical pulp plant which supplies the paper machines with fibre at Norske Skog Saugbrugs mill. Although the fire was quickly brought under control, it caused significant damage…
The Södra Timber Traryd sawmill is being converted from pine sawing to sawing all varieties of hardwood. At the same time the Södra Interiör business area will take over the sawmill from Södra Timber on 1 April. Until then, pine…
Södra is to shut down most of its operations at its Södra Timber Åtvidaberg sawmill. Some 39 employees will be affected by the change, and negotiations under the provisions of the Codetermination in Industry Act will commence immediately. "The sawmill…
Thursday, 03 February 2011 15:55

Comar to move to Infrapark® Baselland

Comar Chemicals (Pty) Ltd will establish a second production site for its organo metallic catalysts and nano-particle chemicals at Clariant’s new “Infrapark® Baselland” in Muttenz, Switzerland during the course of 2011. This plant will service European and other overseas customers…
Metso and SAICA have made an outsourcing agreement on the mill maintenance of Saica Containerboard UK Ltd’s paper mill in Partington, United Kingdom. With this multi-year agreement, which became effective as of January 11, 2011, Metso will assume full responsibility…
The European Paper Industry welcomes the Commission’s communication on raw materials, adopted today. Concrete actions are needed to address the increasingly critical supply of raw materials to European Industries. This includes the raw materials of the European Paper Industry: The…
BASF Plant Science has concluded its Amflora cultivation plans for the 2011 season. Amflora, the genetically enhanced potato for use in the starch industry, will this year be cultivated on two hectares of land in Üplingen (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany). " There…