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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…
The SMARNIP® Shoe Press supplied by PMT Italia S.p.A. to Favini Rossano Veneto machine # 3, Italy, has been started up with success on January 4th 2011. Few hours after the start up of the machine with the SMARNIP® in…
The Ministry of the Environment and UPM have agreed upon compensation for the Natura 2000 sites and areas designated for protection under national conservation programmes in UPM's forests in Kainuu, Finland. The State will purchase approximately 380 hectares from UPM…
M-real’s customer magazine M-real Magazine has won gold in the ‘Best Overall Design, B-to-B’ category in Folio Magazine’s Eddies and Ozzies Awards. The international Folio Awards are the magazine industry’s largest competition, celebrating the best in both editorial quality and…