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ANDRITZ to deliver complete old corrugated containers line to Papel Prensa, Argentina

ANDRITZ to deliver complete old corrugated containers line to Papel Prensa, Argentina

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Papel Prensa S.A. to supply a complete old corrugated containers (OCC) line including a reject handling system to its mill in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In its initial production phase,...

23-01-2024 Hits:569 South American News

Valmet to supply key technology for Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine in China

Valmet to supply key technology for Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine in China

Valmet will supply key technology to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine PM 13 food grade folding boxboard line in China. The delivery will include headboxes, a former and press section, finishing technologies, automation and services. &n...

12-01-2024 Hits:832 Asian News

Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Award recognises Emerson’s software and technology innovation helping global companies achieve optimal performance Global technology and software leader Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has been named IoT Breakthrough ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for th...

12-01-2024 Hits:800 European News

Runtech Systems delivers vacuum system to Sonoco, Indonesia

Runtech Systems delivers vacuum system to Sonoco, Indonesia

Runtech Systems delivers a RunEco vacuum system rebuild to Sonoco Products Co. Subang mill in Indonesia. The delivery includes a RunEco EP600 Turbo Blower with EcoDrop water separator and EcoFlow dewatering measurements. “Our EP Turbo Blowers are id...

10-01-2024 Hits:805 Asian News

Runtech Systems delivers a vacuum system to Sonoco Stainland

Runtech Systems delivers a vacuum system to Sonoco Stainland

Runtech Systems delivers a RunEco vacuum system rebuild Sonoco Cores and Paper Limited Stainland mill in United Kingdom. The delivery includes a RunEco EP600 Turbo Blower with ABB motor and drive, transformer, new EcoSep pre-separators, EcoFlow dewat...

10-01-2024 Hits:830 European News

Valmet to supply IQ Web Inspection System to Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply IQ Web Inspection System to Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet has received an order from Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. to supply IQ Web Inspection System for its paper machine PM 8. The IQ Web Inspection System will replace an existing system from another supplier. Yueyang Forest & Paper’s PM ...

10-01-2024 Hits:783 Asian News

Voith and Sun Paper achieve early start-up of Nanning PM 2 and PM 3 state-of-the-art packaging paper machine

Voith and Sun Paper achieve early start-up of Nanning PM 2 and PM 3 state-of-the-art packaging paper machine

Recently, Sun Paper's two state-of-the-art packaging paper machines PM 2 and PM 3 were successfully commissioned at the Nanning, China site within one month. PM 3 successfully passed the tests in only three weeks and achieved a record-breaking start-...

05-01-2024 Hits:916 Asian News

Rebuild by ANDRITZ gives Shandong Huatai Paper the world’s largest mechanical pulping line while saving energy and resources

Rebuild by ANDRITZ gives Shandong Huatai Paper the world’s largest mechanical pulping line while saving energy and resources

Shandong Huatai Paper has successfully started up a mechanical pulping line rebuilt by ANDRITZ at the mill in Dongying, Shandong Province, China. The rebuild not only increased the line’s capacity from 100,000 t/a to 300,000 t/a, making it the world’...

20-12-2023 Hits:919 Asian News

Toscotec to supply major rebuild to Hamburger Containerboard Group

Toscotec to supply major rebuild to Hamburger Containerboard Group

Toscotec will supply an entire dryer section rebuild to Hamburger Turkey, part of the Hamburger Containerboard Group, at their paper mill in Çorlu in Northern Turkey. The project focuses on their containerboard machine (PM3) and is planned for the en...

20-12-2023 Hits:873 European News

Metsä Group and Sweco have signed an agreement for the design of Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Group and Sweco have signed an agreement for the design of Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Group and Sweco, a specialist in the built environment and industry, have signed an agreement for the implementation planning of the new Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski, Finland. "We have strong confidence in Sweco's expertise and resources from o...

20-12-2023 Hits:857 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Kartogroup, Spain

ANDRITZ to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Kartogroup, Spain

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a new high-temperature PrimeDry Hood HT and an air system for a tissue machine rebuild at the mill in Burriana, Spain. Start-up is scheduled for the fi...

20-12-2023 Hits:858 European News

Sappi achieves PEFC Group Scheme certification for small growers

Sappi achieves PEFC Group Scheme certification for small growers

Sappi, a member of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), recently announced that five small timber growers in KwaZulu-Natal have made history by becoming the first participants in the Sappi Khulisa programme to achieve forest c...

20-12-2023 Hits:943 European News

Runtech rebuilds vacuum system at Enstra Paper, South Africa

Runtech rebuilds vacuum system at Enstra Paper, South Africa

Runtech Systems rebuilds vacuum system and improves dewatering at Enstra Paper (Pty) Ltd PM6, South Africa. The delivery includes two low vacuum blowers, three EP600 Turbo Blowers with EcoDrop and EcoSep water separators and an EcoFlow dewatering mea...

20-12-2023 Hits:942 European News

Voith introduces new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings

Voith introduces new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings

Voith is supplementing its proven Pluralis family with new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings. Representing a significant advancement in refining technology, they are specifically designed to meet the demanding requirements of pulp mills and to...

13-12-2023 Hits:892 European News

ANDRITZ to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

ANDRITZ to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Rondo Ganahl AG to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to be installed in its paper mill in Frastanz, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for end of 2024. This upgrade will help the...

13-12-2023 Hits:891 European News

A.Celli to supply E-WIND® P100 rewinder to Jiangxi Five Star Paper

A.Celli to supply E-WIND® P100 rewinder to Jiangxi Five Star Paper

The paper rewinder, designed to process decorative base paper, will be installed at the Jiujiang plant in Jiangxi, China.  A.Celli welcomes Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., a prominent Chinese producer of specialty papers, among the compani...

13-12-2023 Hits:922 Asian News

Toscotec starts up a tissue line at Jumbo Centre in South Africa

Toscotec starts up a tissue line at Jumbo Centre in South Africa

South African tissue producer Jumbo Centre has started up an AHEAD 1.8 tissue line supplied by Toscotec at their Johannesburg facility. This is a repeat order for Toscotec after the successful installation in 2020 of another complete tissue machine a...

13-12-2023 Hits:928 European News

Valmet invests in roll cover production in the Columbus service center in the United States

Valmet invests in roll cover production in the Columbus service center in the United States

Valmet is investing in state-of-the-art process equipment at its roll service center in Columbus, Mississippi, United States to broaden the scope of process covers being manufactured. The value of the new investment will not be disclosed. Main ...

13-12-2023 Hits:891 North American News

Voith continues its growth path in a difficult market environment: Sales and earnings targets met

Voith continues its growth path in a difficult market environment: Sales and earnings targets met

The Voith Group performed satisfactorily in a challenging environment over the 2022/23 fiscal year (October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023). Both in terms of operating business and financially, Voith remains in a robust position. The Company increased...

13-12-2023 Hits:834 Financial News

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at Europap Tezol Kağit

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at Europap Tezol Kağit

Europap Tezol Kağit started up a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue machine at its integrated production facility in Mersin, Turkey. The new high efficiency line started producing high quality tissue immediately after start-up. The project also inclu...

13-12-2023 Hits:908 European News

ANDRITZ to increase mechanical pulp production at Dezhou Taiding with another high-performance line

ANDRITZ to increase mechanical pulp production at Dezhou Taiding with another high-performance line

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd., China, to deliver a second chemi-thermomechanical (P-RC APMP) line to the mill in Pingyuan County, Dezhou City, Shandong P...

13-12-2023 Hits:924 Asian News

PULP & BEYOND 2024 CONFERENCE -PROGRAM IS RELEASED

PULP & BEYOND 2024 CONFERENCE -PROGRAM IS RELEASED

The Pulp & Beyond 2024 Conference will bring together key people in the forest industry on 9 April 2024 at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The program for the three-part conference has now been published, focusing this time on innov...

13-12-2023 Hits:1018 Exhibitions

Valmet reaches two significant milestones in its Climate Program

Valmet reaches two significant milestones in its Climate Program

Valmet’s Climate Program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – was launched in 2021. The program covers the entire value chain and includes four key targets for the supply chain, Valmet’s own operations and the use of Valmet’s technologies by its cu...

13-12-2023 Hits:879 European News

AFT delivering new approach flow system to Smurfit Kappa Mexico

AFT delivering new approach flow system to Smurfit Kappa Mexico

AFT is set to deliver a complete approach flow system to the Smurfit Kappa board mill in Cerro Gordo, Mexico. Representatives from the mill visited AFT’s Varkaus Service Center to tour the facility and inspect their equipment – including a new MaxFlo...

13-12-2023 Hits:1043 South American News

Successful start-up of Asia Symbol's Rugao board machine 13

Successful start-up of Asia Symbol's Rugao board machine 13

At the end of October, Voith successfully started up Asia Symbol's BM 13 at Rugao, 180 km north of Shanghai, China. The state-of-the-art machine is 8.16 m wide with a design speed of 1,400 m/min and an annual capacity of around one million tons. It m...

15-11-2023 Hits:1022 Asian News

Toscotec supplied a dryer section rebuild to Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine

Toscotec supplied a dryer section rebuild to Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine

Graphic paper manufacturer Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine started up PM6 after a dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec at its Etival Clairefontaine mill in France. The machine produces graphic paper in the basis weight range from 60 to 100 gsm...

15-11-2023 Hits:1056 European News

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer GUTEX has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, s...

15-11-2023 Hits:1183 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete drying section rebuild to Rexcell in Sweden

Toscotec to supply a complete drying section rebuild to Rexcell in Sweden

Toscotec will supply a complete rebuild of PM1’s drying section to Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid at its Skåpafors mill in Sweden. Planned for the second half of 2024, the project aims to support Rexcell to achieve substantial energy consumption reduct...

15-11-2023 Hits:1036 European News

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer GUTEX has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, s...

30-10-2023 Hits:1205 European News

ANDRITZ plant will prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

ANDRITZ plant will prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

International technology group ANDRITZ will supply a complete fiber preparation line for a greenfield plant in the Toshka area in the south of Egypt. The pioneering and eco-friendly plant will produce high-density and medium-density fiberboard (HDF/M...

06-10-2023 Hits:1354 European News

Indirect heat transfer maintenance

Indirect heat transfer maintenance

~ How choices around the facility impact heat transfer system performance ~ Our environment has a significant impact on how we work. According to a study by the Staples Corporation, 94 per cent of workers surveyed reported feeling more productive in...

04-10-2023 Hits:1278 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete hood system rebuild to Lucart

Toscotec to supply a complete hood system rebuild to Lucart

Lucart has selected Toscotec for the complete rebuild of PM14’s Yankee hoods and air system at their Aranguren tissue mill in Spain. The project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2024.  Tailor-made solution for drastic consumption reducti...

04-10-2023 Hits:1276 European News

Valmet introduces a new rotating consistency measurement for pulp and paper producers

Valmet introduces a new rotating consistency measurement for pulp and paper producers

Valmet introduces a redesigned Valmet Rotating Consistency Measurement (Valmet Rotary) for pulp and paper producers. With the latest technology, a new user interface and easier maintenance, the transmitter continues to offer highly accurate fiber con...

04-10-2023 Hits:1412 European News

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan with European Investment Bank linked to company’s Research and Development activities

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan with European Investment Bank linked to company’s Research and Development activities

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The loan will support Valmet’s Research and Development (R&D) activities to help finance technologies that replace fossil fuels with renewables. The loan ...

28-09-2023 Hits:1380 European News

“DS SMITH TECNICARTON” GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMPANY DS SMITH ANNOUNCE MAX LAMINATION TECHNOLOGY AS CORRUGATED CARDBOARD PACKAGING SOLUTION

“DS SMITH TECNICARTON” GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMPANY DS SMITH ANNOUNCE MAX LAMINATION TECHNOLOGY AS  CORRUGATED CARDBOARD PACKAGING SOLUTION

DS Smith Tecnicarton, an expert provider of industrial packaging solutions and part of the leading global sustainable packaging company DS Smith, launches MAX lamination technology. The new solution increases the resistance of corrugated cardboard pa...

28-09-2023 Hits:1339 European News

Toscotec renews support for sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec renews support for sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec has renewed its sponsorship of Pianeta Terra Festival, a far-reaching dive into Sustainability running from 5th to 8th October in Lucca, Italy. Following the vastly successful first edition of 2022, the festival organizers, the publisher Lat...

28-09-2023 Hits:2754 European News

1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging kept out of SA’s landfills thanks to recycling

1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging kept out of SA’s landfills thanks to recycling

Thanks to the waste separation efforts of conscientious citizens, businesses, schools and the greater recycling industry, South Africa recycled just less than 1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging in 2022. If baled and laid out, this would ...

18-09-2023 Hits:1856 Press Releases

Voith to supply a complete pulping and wastewater pre-treatment system to Graphic Packaging International

Voith to supply a complete pulping and wastewater pre-treatment system to Graphic Packaging International

Graphic Packaging International (GPI), a leading global provider of sustainable consumer packaging, has recently commissioned Voith to supply multiple stock preparation lines, integrated reject handling and the wastewater pre-treatment system for its...

18-09-2023 Hits:1453 North American News

Stora Enso begins trading on the OTCQX market

Stora Enso begins trading on the OTCQX market

Stora Enso Oyj has upgraded the trading of its American Depository Receipts (ADRs) and Ordinary Shares to the OTCQX® Best Market from the Pink® market. Stora Enso begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbols “SEOAY, SEOFF, SEOJF”.  Upgradin...

18-09-2023 Hits:1328 Financial News

Expect more from your energy management system with ABB

Expect more from your energy management system with ABB

Lower energy consumption, cheaper energy, decarbonization, higher product quality, better asset utilization, improved safety,. . . The pulp & paper industry’s wish list is long. Yet it is also realistic. ABB provides digital solutions so that cri...

13-09-2023 Hits:1495 European News

Voith opens new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) in São Paulo

Voith opens new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) in São Paulo

Voith announces the opening of a new OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) site in São Paulo, Brazil, South America. With this expansion, Voith strengthens its regional footprint and expands its service, optimization and consulting activities. The new OPL site is ...

07-09-2023 Hits:1553 South American News

Record commissioning: Voith and Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully start up highly efficient PM 6 packaging paper machine in only six months

Record commissioning: Voith and Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully start up highly efficient PM 6 packaging paper machine in only six months

On August 13, Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully started up its highly efficient XcelLine packaging paper machine at the Guanghan site. The leading full-line supplier Voith delivered the entire line. The project set a new record for the fas...

06-09-2023 Hits:1350 Asian News

Valmet to supply key pulp and paper technologies to Naini Papers in India

Valmet to supply key pulp and paper technologies to Naini Papers in India

Valmet will deliver key technologies, automation and services to Naini Papers’ cooking and fiberline rebuild and new specialty paper machine PM 3 at their mill in Kashipur, India. The delivery will increase the mill’s capacity and support meeting the...

06-09-2023 Hits:1535 Asian News

Sappi Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with ANDRITZ

Sappi Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with ANDRITZ

Dissolving pulp producer Sappi Saiccor signed a three-year service contract with technology group ANDRITZ for two recovery boilers operating at the mill in Umkomaas, South Africa. The two ANDRITZ boilers producing 230 tph of steam at 490°C and 86 ba...

06-09-2023 Hits:1442 European News

Valmet to deliver an electrostatic precipitator to Shandong Huatai Paper in China

Valmet to deliver an electrostatic precipitator to Shandong Huatai Paper in China

Valmet will deliver an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) for the recovery boiler in Shandong Huatai Paper’s 700,000 tonnes chemical pulp project in Shandong province, China. The delivery is scheduled for January 2025. The order is included in Valmet’...

06-09-2023 Hits:1407 Asian News

Shawano Specialty Papers starts up Toscotec-supplied Steel Yankee Dryer in USA

Shawano Specialty Papers starts up Toscotec-supplied Steel Yankee Dryer in USA

Shawano Specialty Papers, a division of Little Rapids Corporation, started up a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer supplied by Toscotec at their paper mill in Shawano, Wisconsin, USA. It replaced an existing cast iron dryer on PM3.  Technological advant...

06-09-2023 Hits:1360 North American News

ABB is first in world to deliver IE5 ultra-premium motor efficiency in explosive environments

ABB is first in world to deliver IE5 ultra-premium motor efficiency in explosive environments

ABB has extended its award-winning IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series with a brand-new addition: the IE5 SynRM Increased Safety motor. In a world-first, customers operating in hazardous area industries can now ensure safety and boost the...

05-09-2023 Hits:1402 European News

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for the start-up of the investments

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for the start-up of the investments

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for a maintenance and connection shutdown to prepare for the deployment of the largest ever investment of the forest industry in Finland – the new bioproduct mill and paperboard mill expansion in Kemi. ...

05-09-2023 Hits:1212 European News

United Paper successfully starts up new, energy efficient ANDRITZ OCC line in Thailand

United Paper successfully starts up new, energy efficient ANDRITZ OCC line in Thailand

United Paper Public Company Limited has successfully started up an OCC (Old Corrugated Containers) line supplied by ANDRITZ at its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. This is the second OCC line from ANDRITZ in operation at this mill. The new line – comp...

30-08-2023 Hits:1535 Asian News

Valmet to deliver seventh tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

Valmet to deliver seventh tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico. The new TM 10 machine will be installed at the company's mill in Mexicali and the start-up is planned for the second quarter 2025. The order was inclu...

30-08-2023 Hits:1543 South American News

Metsä Group to draw up biodiversity plans for its mill areas – Kemi the first in line

Metsä Group to draw up biodiversity plans for its mill areas – Kemi the first in line

Metsä Group plans to boost biodiversity on its land areas in Kemi. Covering more than 650 hectares, the designated site encompasses Metsä Group’s mill area and other areas in the Kemi urban environment. Metsä Group’s operations in Kemi include a biop...

30-08-2023 Hits:1463 European News

Energy savings and decarbonization are key topics of Voith's research and development work

Energy savings and decarbonization are key topics of Voith's research and development work

At the end of April, Voith unveiled a completely new disruptive concept for paper manufacturing in collaboration with hygiene and healthcare company Essity. This concept enables CO2-neutral paper production as well as fresh water savings of up to 95 ...

30-08-2023 Hits:1482 European News

Emerson’s New Engineering Software Accelerates Plant Modernisation Using Artificial Intelligence

Emerson’s New Engineering Software Accelerates Plant Modernisation Using Artificial Intelligence

REVAMP simplifies and speeds transition to a modern automation architecture, reducing capital costs by up to 15% Global technology and software leader Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is helping customers more quickly and efficiently transition legacy technology...

30-08-2023 Hits:1366 European News

Nordic Paper decides on strategic investments for Bäckhammar

Nordic Paper decides on strategic investments for Bäckhammar

The Board of Directors of Nordic Paper has decided to invest approximately SEK 850 m at the Bäckhammar mill. The investment will further improve sustainability performance and strengthen the competitiveness of the plant. An important component o...

30-08-2023 Hits:1366 European News

ANDRITZ wins 9th shoe press order from Lee & Man Paper

ANDRITZ wins 9th shoe press order from Lee & Man Paper

International technology group ANDRITZ has received the ninth order for a PrimePress X shoe press from Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd., China. It will help to save energy and further improve paper quality at the company’s Best Eternity Recycle...

30-08-2023 Hits:1442 European News

Toscotec to supply forming section rebuild to Gulf Paper Manufacturing

Toscotec to supply forming section rebuild to Gulf Paper Manufacturing

Toscotec will supply a forming section rebuild of PM2 to Gulf Paper Manufacturing at their Mina Abdullah paper mill in Kuwait. PM2 machine produces tissue from 100% virgin fibres, and it is scheduled for rebuild at the end of 2023. This is a repeat o...

30-08-2023 Hits:1436 European News

Valmet to deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden

Valmet to deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden. The delivery is scheduled to take place in May 2024. The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2023. The value of the...

17-08-2023 Hits:1491 European News

Former Voith Paper CEO Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger turns 70

Former Voith Paper CEO Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger turns 70

Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger, CEO of Voith Paper from 2005 to 2014, turns 70. In his more than 30 years of service at Voith, Sollinger played a key role in shaping the company and made a significant contribution to its success. “On behalf of Voith Paper...

09-08-2023 Hits:1612 European News

Voith and partners announce FOREST initiative: Research project aims to develop digital framework for optimizing energy and material flows in paper production

Voith and partners announce FOREST initiative: Research project aims to develop digital framework for optimizing energy and material flows in paper production

Voith, the leading global technology group for the paper industry, has launched a new research project called FOREST together with partners from industry and research. The goal of the project is to develop a fully comprehensive digital map for paperm...

07-08-2023 Hits:1776 European News

Toscotec delivers a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt

Toscotec delivers a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt

Egyptian linerboard manufacturer ETAP started up PM2 at its Borg Elarab mill, following a press section rebuild successfully carried out by Toscotec. PM2 produces testliner, kraftliner, top kraftliner and white top in the range from 125 to ...

07-08-2023 Hits:1535 European News

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Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Emerson Named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Award recognises Emerson’s software and technology innovation helping global companies achieve optimal performance Global technology and software leader Emerson (NYSE: EMR) has been named IoT Breakthrough ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’ for th...

12-01-2024 Hits:800 European News

Runtech Systems delivers a vacuum system to Sonoco Stainland

Runtech Systems delivers a vacuum system to Sonoco Stainland

Runtech Systems delivers a RunEco vacuum system rebuild Sonoco Cores and Paper Limited Stainland mill in United Kingdom. The delivery includes a RunEco EP600 Turbo Blower with ABB motor and drive, transformer, new EcoSep pre-separators, EcoFlow dewat...

10-01-2024 Hits:830 European News

Toscotec to supply major rebuild to Hamburger Containerboard Group

Toscotec to supply major rebuild to Hamburger Containerboard Group

Toscotec will supply an entire dryer section rebuild to Hamburger Turkey, part of the Hamburger Containerboard Group, at their paper mill in Çorlu in Northern Turkey. The project focuses on their containerboard machine (PM3) and is planned for the en...

20-12-2023 Hits:873 European News

Metsä Group and Sweco have signed an agreement for the design of Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Group and Sweco have signed an agreement for the design of Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Group and Sweco, a specialist in the built environment and industry, have signed an agreement for the implementation planning of the new Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski, Finland. "We have strong confidence in Sweco's expertise and resources from o...

20-12-2023 Hits:857 European News

ANDRITZ to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Kartogroup, Spain

ANDRITZ to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Kartogroup, Spain

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a new high-temperature PrimeDry Hood HT and an air system for a tissue machine rebuild at the mill in Burriana, Spain. Start-up is scheduled for the fi...

20-12-2023 Hits:858 European News

Sappi achieves PEFC Group Scheme certification for small growers

Sappi achieves PEFC Group Scheme certification for small growers

Sappi, a member of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), recently announced that five small timber growers in KwaZulu-Natal have made history by becoming the first participants in the Sappi Khulisa programme to achieve forest c...

20-12-2023 Hits:943 European News

Runtech rebuilds vacuum system at Enstra Paper, South Africa

Runtech rebuilds vacuum system at Enstra Paper, South Africa

Runtech Systems rebuilds vacuum system and improves dewatering at Enstra Paper (Pty) Ltd PM6, South Africa. The delivery includes two low vacuum blowers, three EP600 Turbo Blowers with EcoDrop and EcoSep water separators and an EcoFlow dewatering mea...

20-12-2023 Hits:942 European News

Voith introduces new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings

Voith introduces new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings

Voith is supplementing its proven Pluralis family with new Pluralis Hot Stock (HS) refiner fillings. Representing a significant advancement in refining technology, they are specifically designed to meet the demanding requirements of pulp mills and to...

13-12-2023 Hits:892 European News

ANDRITZ to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

ANDRITZ to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Rondo Ganahl AG to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to be installed in its paper mill in Frastanz, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for end of 2024. This upgrade will help the...

13-12-2023 Hits:891 European News

Toscotec starts up a tissue line at Jumbo Centre in South Africa

Toscotec starts up a tissue line at Jumbo Centre in South Africa

South African tissue producer Jumbo Centre has started up an AHEAD 1.8 tissue line supplied by Toscotec at their Johannesburg facility. This is a repeat order for Toscotec after the successful installation in 2020 of another complete tissue machine a...

13-12-2023 Hits:928 European News

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at Europap Tezol Kağit

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at Europap Tezol Kağit

Europap Tezol Kağit started up a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue machine at its integrated production facility in Mersin, Turkey. The new high efficiency line started producing high quality tissue immediately after start-up. The project also inclu...

13-12-2023 Hits:908 European News

Valmet reaches two significant milestones in its Climate Program

Valmet reaches two significant milestones in its Climate Program

Valmet’s Climate Program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – was launched in 2021. The program covers the entire value chain and includes four key targets for the supply chain, Valmet’s own operations and the use of Valmet’s technologies by its cu...

13-12-2023 Hits:879 European News

Toscotec supplied a dryer section rebuild to Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine

Toscotec supplied a dryer section rebuild to Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine

Graphic paper manufacturer Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine started up PM6 after a dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec at its Etival Clairefontaine mill in France. The machine produces graphic paper in the basis weight range from 60 to 100 gsm...

15-11-2023 Hits:1056 European News

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer GUTEX has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, s...

15-11-2023 Hits:1183 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete drying section rebuild to Rexcell in Sweden

Toscotec to supply a complete drying section rebuild to Rexcell in Sweden

Toscotec will supply a complete rebuild of PM1’s drying section to Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid at its Skåpafors mill in Sweden. Planned for the second half of 2024, the project aims to support Rexcell to achieve substantial energy consumption reduct...

15-11-2023 Hits:1036 European News

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

GUTEX produces first fibers for insulation board with new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system

Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer GUTEX has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, s...

30-10-2023 Hits:1205 European News

ANDRITZ plant will prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

ANDRITZ plant will prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

International technology group ANDRITZ will supply a complete fiber preparation line for a greenfield plant in the Toshka area in the south of Egypt. The pioneering and eco-friendly plant will produce high-density and medium-density fiberboard (HDF/M...

06-10-2023 Hits:1354 European News

Indirect heat transfer maintenance

Indirect heat transfer maintenance

~ How choices around the facility impact heat transfer system performance ~ Our environment has a significant impact on how we work. According to a study by the Staples Corporation, 94 per cent of workers surveyed reported feeling more productive in...

04-10-2023 Hits:1278 European News

Toscotec to supply a complete hood system rebuild to Lucart

Toscotec to supply a complete hood system rebuild to Lucart

Lucart has selected Toscotec for the complete rebuild of PM14’s Yankee hoods and air system at their Aranguren tissue mill in Spain. The project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2024.  Tailor-made solution for drastic consumption reducti...

04-10-2023 Hits:1276 European News

Valmet introduces a new rotating consistency measurement for pulp and paper producers

Valmet introduces a new rotating consistency measurement for pulp and paper producers

Valmet introduces a redesigned Valmet Rotating Consistency Measurement (Valmet Rotary) for pulp and paper producers. With the latest technology, a new user interface and easier maintenance, the transmitter continues to offer highly accurate fiber con...

04-10-2023 Hits:1412 European News

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan with European Investment Bank linked to company’s Research and Development activities

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan with European Investment Bank linked to company’s Research and Development activities

Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The loan will support Valmet’s Research and Development (R&D) activities to help finance technologies that replace fossil fuels with renewables. The loan ...

28-09-2023 Hits:1380 European News

“DS SMITH TECNICARTON” GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMPANY DS SMITH ANNOUNCE MAX LAMINATION TECHNOLOGY AS CORRUGATED CARDBOARD PACKAGING SOLUTION

“DS SMITH TECNICARTON” GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COMPANY DS SMITH ANNOUNCE MAX LAMINATION TECHNOLOGY AS  CORRUGATED CARDBOARD PACKAGING SOLUTION

DS Smith Tecnicarton, an expert provider of industrial packaging solutions and part of the leading global sustainable packaging company DS Smith, launches MAX lamination technology. The new solution increases the resistance of corrugated cardboard pa...

28-09-2023 Hits:1339 European News

Toscotec renews support for sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec renews support for sustainability festival Pianeta Terra in Lucca

Toscotec has renewed its sponsorship of Pianeta Terra Festival, a far-reaching dive into Sustainability running from 5th to 8th October in Lucca, Italy. Following the vastly successful first edition of 2022, the festival organizers, the publisher Lat...

28-09-2023 Hits:2754 European News

Expect more from your energy management system with ABB

Expect more from your energy management system with ABB

Lower energy consumption, cheaper energy, decarbonization, higher product quality, better asset utilization, improved safety,. . . The pulp & paper industry’s wish list is long. Yet it is also realistic. ABB provides digital solutions so that cri...

13-09-2023 Hits:1495 European News

Sappi Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with ANDRITZ

Sappi Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with ANDRITZ

Dissolving pulp producer Sappi Saiccor signed a three-year service contract with technology group ANDRITZ for two recovery boilers operating at the mill in Umkomaas, South Africa. The two ANDRITZ boilers producing 230 tph of steam at 490°C and 86 ba...

06-09-2023 Hits:1442 European News

ABB is first in world to deliver IE5 ultra-premium motor efficiency in explosive environments

ABB is first in world to deliver IE5 ultra-premium motor efficiency in explosive environments

ABB has extended its award-winning IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series with a brand-new addition: the IE5 SynRM Increased Safety motor. In a world-first, customers operating in hazardous area industries can now ensure safety and boost the...

05-09-2023 Hits:1402 European News

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for the start-up of the investments

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for the start-up of the investments

Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for a maintenance and connection shutdown to prepare for the deployment of the largest ever investment of the forest industry in Finland – the new bioproduct mill and paperboard mill expansion in Kemi. ...

05-09-2023 Hits:1212 European News

Metsä Group to draw up biodiversity plans for its mill areas – Kemi the first in line

Metsä Group to draw up biodiversity plans for its mill areas – Kemi the first in line

Metsä Group plans to boost biodiversity on its land areas in Kemi. Covering more than 650 hectares, the designated site encompasses Metsä Group’s mill area and other areas in the Kemi urban environment. Metsä Group’s operations in Kemi include a biop...

30-08-2023 Hits:1463 European News

Energy savings and decarbonization are key topics of Voith's research and development work

Energy savings and decarbonization are key topics of Voith's research and development work

At the end of April, Voith unveiled a completely new disruptive concept for paper manufacturing in collaboration with hygiene and healthcare company Essity. This concept enables CO2-neutral paper production as well as fresh water savings of up to 95 ...

30-08-2023 Hits:1482 European News

Emerson’s New Engineering Software Accelerates Plant Modernisation Using Artificial Intelligence

Emerson’s New Engineering Software Accelerates Plant Modernisation Using Artificial Intelligence

REVAMP simplifies and speeds transition to a modern automation architecture, reducing capital costs by up to 15% Global technology and software leader Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is helping customers more quickly and efficiently transition legacy technology...

30-08-2023 Hits:1366 European News

Nordic Paper decides on strategic investments for Bäckhammar

Nordic Paper decides on strategic investments for Bäckhammar

The Board of Directors of Nordic Paper has decided to invest approximately SEK 850 m at the Bäckhammar mill. The investment will further improve sustainability performance and strengthen the competitiveness of the plant. An important component o...

30-08-2023 Hits:1366 European News

ANDRITZ wins 9th shoe press order from Lee & Man Paper

ANDRITZ wins 9th shoe press order from Lee & Man Paper

International technology group ANDRITZ has received the ninth order for a PrimePress X shoe press from Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd., China. It will help to save energy and further improve paper quality at the company’s Best Eternity Recycle...

30-08-2023 Hits:1442 European News

Toscotec to supply forming section rebuild to Gulf Paper Manufacturing

Toscotec to supply forming section rebuild to Gulf Paper Manufacturing

Toscotec will supply a forming section rebuild of PM2 to Gulf Paper Manufacturing at their Mina Abdullah paper mill in Kuwait. PM2 machine produces tissue from 100% virgin fibres, and it is scheduled for rebuild at the end of 2023. This is a repeat o...

30-08-2023 Hits:1436 European News

Valmet to deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden

Valmet to deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden. The delivery is scheduled to take place in May 2024. The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the second quarter 2023. The value of the...

17-08-2023 Hits:1491 European News

Former Voith Paper CEO Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger turns 70

Former Voith Paper CEO Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger turns 70

Dr. Hans-Peter Sollinger, CEO of Voith Paper from 2005 to 2014, turns 70. In his more than 30 years of service at Voith, Sollinger played a key role in shaping the company and made a significant contribution to its success. “On behalf of Voith Paper...

09-08-2023 Hits:1612 European News

Voith and partners announce FOREST initiative: Research project aims to develop digital framework for optimizing energy and material flows in paper production

Voith and partners announce FOREST initiative: Research project aims to develop digital framework for optimizing energy and material flows in paper production

Voith, the leading global technology group for the paper industry, has launched a new research project called FOREST together with partners from industry and research. The goal of the project is to develop a fully comprehensive digital map for paperm...

07-08-2023 Hits:1776 European News

Toscotec delivers a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt

Toscotec delivers a press section rebuild to ETAP in Egypt

Egyptian linerboard manufacturer ETAP started up PM2 at its Borg Elarab mill, following a press section rebuild successfully carried out by Toscotec. PM2 produces testliner, kraftliner, top kraftliner and white top in the range from 125 to ...

07-08-2023 Hits:1535 European News

ANDRITZ to optimize fiberline at Stora Enso’s Enocell mill for more flexible and sustainable production

ANDRITZ to optimize fiberline at Stora Enso’s Enocell mill for more flexible and sustainable production

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso to optimize the fiberline at the Enocell pulp mill in Uimaharju, Finland. This will help the customer meet the growing demand for non-bleached renewable packaging materials...

07-08-2023 Hits:1523 European News

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line at MEPCO

Toscotec starts up an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line at MEPCO

Juthor Paper Manufacturing, part of MEPCO Group, has started up a complete tissue line including an AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine and two OPTIMA slitter rewinders supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis at its new tissue mil...

02-08-2023 Hits:1529 European News

Heinzel Group entrusts ANDRITZ with paper machine conversion for sustainable packaging paper production at Steyrermühl, Austria

Heinzel Group entrusts ANDRITZ with paper machine conversion for sustainable packaging paper production at Steyrermühl, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ will convert the idled paper machine PM3 at Steyrermühl mill in Austria to produce kraft papers for sustainable flexible packaging. The machine previously produced graphic paper for UPM. The conversion project h...

02-08-2023 Hits:1564 European News

Toscotec launches Spare and Wear Parts in Voith Paper Webshop

Toscotec launches Spare and Wear Parts in Voith Paper Webshop

Toscotec has successfully integrated its spare and wear parts portfolio into the Voith Paper Webshop. Customers can now order products quickly and easily around the clock using the latest functions. The Voith Paper Webshop has been operating for over...

26-07-2023 Hits:1633 European News

Saica again relies on the leading digital solution OnEfficiency.Strength to save starch

Saica again relies on the leading digital solution OnEfficiency.Strength to save starch

Saica has selected the leading full-line supplier Voith to install the OnEfficiency.Strength digital solution. The innovative package for saving starch and consequently reduce CO2 emissions will be used at PM 10 at the El Burgo de Ebro site (Spain) a...

19-07-2023 Hits:1617 European News

Södra invests in AI company and becomes a partner in Nordic Forestry Automation

Södra invests in AI company and becomes a partner in Nordic Forestry Automation

Södra Ädla is a new partner of Nordic Forestry Automation (NFA). The company develops next-generation operator support systems for forest machines based on sensor technology from autonomous vehicles and AI algorithms. The investment is done together ...

19-07-2023 Hits:1585 European News

Toscotec launches E-Learning and Topic-based Training Center

Toscotec launches E-Learning and Topic-based Training Center

Toscotec has successfully launched a new digital online Training Center, which offers in-depth and continuously updated technical information and user-friendly education tools. The onboarding of 10 tissue producers was completed in only three months....

19-07-2023 Hits:1161 European News

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Gascogne Papier in France

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Gascogne Papier in France

Valmet will supply a new high-capacity winder to Gascogne Papier in France. The winder will be delivered for the paper machine PM 7 at their Mimizan site. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2025. The order is included in Valmet's orders re...

19-07-2023 Hits:1652 European News

Toscotec starts up a complete packaging paper machine at UNIPAKHELLAS in Greece

Toscotec starts up a complete packaging paper machine at UNIPAKHELLAS in Greece

UNIPAKHELLAS Central (UHC), a member of INDEVCO Group, have started up a paper machine and a slitter winder delivered by Toscotec as the main machinery supplier at their Pelasgia mill in Greece. The new line (PM5) is manufacturing high quality test l...

18-07-2023 Hits:1604 European News

Valmet to deliver two wash presses to Holmen’s mill in Iggesund, Sweden

Valmet to deliver two wash presses to Holmen’s mill in Iggesund, Sweden

Valmet will deliver two TwinRoll wash presses to Holmen Iggesund Paperboard’s Iggesund Mill in Sweden. The start-up is scheduled for October 2024. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2023. The value of the order w...

18-07-2023 Hits:1545 European News

Paper manufacturers increase energy efficiency through customized audits and process analysis from Voith

Paper manufacturers increase energy efficiency through customized audits and process analysis from Voith

Voith Paper is helping paper manufacturers significantly increase their energy efficiency. Using customized auditing and process analysis methods, the leading full-line supplier offers innovative solutions to improve processes and increase efficiency...

18-07-2023 Hits:1560 European News

#VoithCares funding program continues

#VoithCares funding program continues

The #VoithCares program was launched this fiscal year together with the Hanns Voith Foundation. Through the program, Voith financially supports the volunteer work of employees throughout the world. A total of 50,000 euros has been donated to nonprofi...

18-07-2023 Hits:1558 European News

Norske Skog Skogn chooses ANDRITZ for a tailor-made mechanical pulping solution

Norske Skog Skogn chooses ANDRITZ for a tailor-made mechanical pulping solution

International technology group ANDRITZ received an order from Norske Skog Skogn to supply a thermomechanical pulping (TMP) line for its newsprint mill in Levanger, Norway. The ANDRITZ solution combines secondhand and new equipment to provide a custo...

18-07-2023 Hits:1554 European News

American News

Toscotec starts up two tissue machine rebuilds in North and South America on the same day

Toscotec starts up two tissue machine rebuilds in North and South America on the same day

On 11 November 2022, Toscotec has started up two tissue machine rebuilds at the production facilities of two major producers in North and South America. On both projects, the scope of the modifications was extensive, covering the wet and the dry sect...

28-11-2022 Hits:2037 American News

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting expands business and AFH private label offerings thanks to Kӧrber’s Perini MyLine and service

Sunset Converting Corp is the premier AFH private label tissue converting source for redistributors in Canada and the United States. Their industry experience, reputation for quality products, and commitment to innovation prompted the construction of...

28-06-2022 Hits:2635 American News

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas with immediate effect

Kemira to increase prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper, Americas effective March 15, 2022. Costs for all main raw materials, energy (direct and indirect), packaging materials and freight have massively increased during recent months and...

15-03-2022 Hits:2265 American News

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores

Sonoco (NYSE:SON) has just announced it is implementing price increases for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada by a minimum of 8 percent. Sonoco previously announced a 6 percent to 8 percent price increase on all paperboa...

19-01-2017 Hits:4146 American News

Congress and Paper Companies Covet 'Son of Black Liquor' Funds

The “Son of Black Liquor” tax credits will probably cost American taxpayers hundreds of millions, if not billions, of additional dollars, but Congress might grab the money without paper manufacturers getting a dime. Seven publicly...

25-08-2010 Hits:6908 American News

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Valmet to supply key technology for Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine in China

Valmet to supply key technology for Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine in China

Valmet will supply key technology to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine PM 13 food grade folding boxboard line in China. The delivery will include headboxes, a former and press section, finishing technologies, automation and services. &n...

12-01-2024 Hits:832 Asian News

Runtech Systems delivers vacuum system to Sonoco, Indonesia

Runtech Systems delivers vacuum system to Sonoco, Indonesia

Runtech Systems delivers a RunEco vacuum system rebuild to Sonoco Products Co. Subang mill in Indonesia. The delivery includes a RunEco EP600 Turbo Blower with EcoDrop water separator and EcoFlow dewatering measurements. “Our EP Turbo Blowers are id...

10-01-2024 Hits:805 Asian News

Valmet to supply IQ Web Inspection System to Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet to supply IQ Web Inspection System to Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. in China

Valmet has received an order from Yueyang Forest & Paper Co., Ltd. to supply IQ Web Inspection System for its paper machine PM 8. The IQ Web Inspection System will replace an existing system from another supplier. Yueyang Forest & Paper’s PM ...

10-01-2024 Hits:783 Asian News

Voith and Sun Paper achieve early start-up of Nanning PM 2 and PM 3 state-of-the-art packaging paper machine

Voith and Sun Paper achieve early start-up of Nanning PM 2 and PM 3 state-of-the-art packaging paper machine

Recently, Sun Paper's two state-of-the-art packaging paper machines PM 2 and PM 3 were successfully commissioned at the Nanning, China site within one month. PM 3 successfully passed the tests in only three weeks and achieved a record-breaking start-...

05-01-2024 Hits:916 Asian News

Rebuild by ANDRITZ gives Shandong Huatai Paper the world’s largest mechanical pulping line while saving energy and resources

Rebuild by ANDRITZ gives Shandong Huatai Paper the world’s largest mechanical pulping line while saving energy and resources

Shandong Huatai Paper has successfully started up a mechanical pulping line rebuilt by ANDRITZ at the mill in Dongying, Shandong Province, China. The rebuild not only increased the line’s capacity from 100,000 t/a to 300,000 t/a, making it the world’...

20-12-2023 Hits:919 Asian News

A.Celli to supply E-WIND® P100 rewinder to Jiangxi Five Star Paper

A.Celli to supply E-WIND® P100 rewinder to Jiangxi Five Star Paper

The paper rewinder, designed to process decorative base paper, will be installed at the Jiujiang plant in Jiangxi, China.  A.Celli welcomes Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., a prominent Chinese producer of specialty papers, among the compani...

13-12-2023 Hits:922 Asian News

ANDRITZ to increase mechanical pulp production at Dezhou Taiding with another high-performance line

ANDRITZ to increase mechanical pulp production at Dezhou Taiding with another high-performance line

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd., China, to deliver a second chemi-thermomechanical (P-RC APMP) line to the mill in Pingyuan County, Dezhou City, Shandong P...

13-12-2023 Hits:924 Asian News

Successful start-up of Asia Symbol's Rugao board machine 13

Successful start-up of Asia Symbol's Rugao board machine 13

At the end of October, Voith successfully started up Asia Symbol's BM 13 at Rugao, 180 km north of Shanghai, China. The state-of-the-art machine is 8.16 m wide with a design speed of 1,400 m/min and an annual capacity of around one million tons. It m...

15-11-2023 Hits:1022 Asian News

Record commissioning: Voith and Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully start up highly efficient PM 6 packaging paper machine in only six months

Record commissioning: Voith and Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully start up highly efficient PM 6 packaging paper machine in only six months

On August 13, Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully started up its highly efficient XcelLine packaging paper machine at the Guanghan site. The leading full-line supplier Voith delivered the entire line. The project set a new record for the fas...

06-09-2023 Hits:1350 Asian News

Valmet to supply key pulp and paper technologies to Naini Papers in India

Valmet to supply key pulp and paper technologies to Naini Papers in India

Valmet will deliver key technologies, automation and services to Naini Papers’ cooking and fiberline rebuild and new specialty paper machine PM 3 at their mill in Kashipur, India. The delivery will increase the mill’s capacity and support meeting the...

06-09-2023 Hits:1535 Asian News

Valmet to deliver an electrostatic precipitator to Shandong Huatai Paper in China

Valmet to deliver an electrostatic precipitator to Shandong Huatai Paper in China

Valmet will deliver an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) for the recovery boiler in Shandong Huatai Paper’s 700,000 tonnes chemical pulp project in Shandong province, China. The delivery is scheduled for January 2025. The order is included in Valmet’...

06-09-2023 Hits:1407 Asian News

United Paper successfully starts up new, energy efficient ANDRITZ OCC line in Thailand

United Paper successfully starts up new, energy efficient ANDRITZ OCC line in Thailand

United Paper Public Company Limited has successfully started up an OCC (Old Corrugated Containers) line supplied by ANDRITZ at its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. This is the second OCC line from ANDRITZ in operation at this mill. The new line – comp...

30-08-2023 Hits:1535 Asian News

Valmet to supply an OptiFlo headbox and Valmet Conical Refiners to Shree Ajit Pulp and Paper Limited in India

Valmet to supply an OptiFlo headbox and Valmet Conical Refiners to Shree Ajit Pulp and Paper Limited in India

Valmet has been selected to supply an OptiFlo Layering Fourdrinier headbox with Aqua layering technology, Valmet Conical Refiners Pro and Conflo to Shree Ajit Pulp and Paper Limited for their Unit 2 Mill at Vapi, Gujarat in India. The start-up is pla...

18-07-2023 Hits:1668 Asian News

Voith and Huawon strengthen their cooperation with the successful start-up of PM 16 for production of high-quality décor base papers

Voith and Huawon strengthen their cooperation with the successful start-up of PM 16 for production of high-quality décor base papers

In mid-June, PM 16 from Chinese paper manufacturer Huawon successfully started up at the Ma'anshan site, Anhui Province, with leading solutions from Voith. With the PM 16, Huawon will produce high-quality, environmentally friendly décor base paper an...

28-06-2023 Hits:2077 Asian News

Valmet to deliver key pulp mill technology to Shandong Huatai Paper’s new pulp mill in China

Valmet to deliver key pulp mill technology to Shandong Huatai Paper’s new pulp mill in China

Valmet will deliver key pulp mill technology to Shandong Huatai Paper’s new pulp mill in the Shandong province in China. Valmet’s delivery includes cooking and fiberline, a recovery boiler, a lime kiln and a lime mud filter. The new pulp mill will pr...

01-06-2023 Hits:1987 Asian News

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order to supply woodyard equipment for Liansheng’s Zhangzhou pulp mill in China

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order to supply woodyard equipment for Liansheng’s Zhangzhou pulp mill in China

ANDRITZ has received an order from Liansheng Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd. to supply two debarking and chipping lines for the new pulp mill being built in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China. The company had already entrusted ANDRITZ with major supplies f...

26-05-2023 Hits:1955 Asian News

Liansheng Pulp & Paper successfully starts up two ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM tissue machines

Liansheng Pulp & Paper successfully starts up two ANDRITZ PrimeLineTM tissue machines

Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. has successfully started up two ANDRITZ tissue machines including stock preparation and automation systems at its mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China. The tissue machines of the type PrimeLineTM...

24-05-2023 Hits:1943 Asian News

Toscotec to install two MG dryers at Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. in India

Toscotec to install two MG dryers at Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. in India

Toscotec will supply two TT SYD MG Steel Yankee Dryers for Machine Glazed paper to the Indian paper manufacturer Chandpur Enterprises Ltd. at their paper manufacturing facility near New Delhi in Uttar Pradesh. The MG dryers will replace the two loc...

16-05-2023 Hits:1972 Asian News

Valmet to deliver key technologies for Henan Longyuan Paper’s testliner line in China

Valmet to deliver key technologies for Henan Longyuan Paper’s testliner line in China

Valmet will deliver key technologies and automation systems for Henan Longyuan Paper’s new PM7 testliner line at their mill in Henan province in China. The order also includes a quality control system for the rebuild of their PM3 machine. The order ...

10-05-2023 Hits:1968 Asian News

A.Celli to deliver a paper rewinder to Henan Longyuan

A.Celli to deliver a paper rewinder to Henan Longyuan

The E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder will be used in the testliner production line located in Zhoukou, Henan province. The Chinese paper producer Henan Longyuan Paper chooses A.Celli’s rewinding technology for their latest project, thus joining the num...

10-05-2023 Hits:1940 Asian News

HZ Green Pulp first Dry Molded Fiber producer in Malaysia

HZ Green Pulp first Dry Molded Fiber producer in Malaysia

Following its expansion into Asia, PulPac announces HZ Green Pulp as its first licensee in Malaysia HZ Green Pulp aims for a speedy market launch to supply the growing sustainable packaging market with Dry Molded Fiber products. Starting with conven...

12-04-2023 Hits:2227 Asian News

Sulzer to establish new clean technology research and development center in Singapore for Asia Pacific

Sulzer to establish new clean technology research and development center in Singapore for Asia Pacific

Sulzer has signed an agreement with JTC Corporation, the master planner and developer of Singapore’s industrial infrastructure, to build and operate a new research center for its separation technology solutions. The new facility will be located at th...

12-04-2023 Hits:2191 Asian News

Latest ANDRITZ refiner innovation successfully in operation at Dongguan Jianhui, China

Latest ANDRITZ refiner innovation successfully in operation at Dongguan Jianhui, China

Dongguan Jianhui Paper Co., Ltd. has successfully started up a new mechanical pulping line from ANDRITZ including the world’s first TwinFlo Prime refiner. The newly developed TwinFlo Prime optimizes the pulp flow to each refining zone thanks to impr...

04-04-2023 Hits:2139 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving mechanical pulping line to Hubei Xianhe New Materials, China

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving mechanical pulping line to Hubei Xianhe New Materials, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hubei Xianhe New Materials Co., Ltd. to supply a chemi-thermomechanical pulping line with a capacity of 350 admt/d for its mill in Jingzhou City, Hubei Province, China. ANDRITZ’s scop...

13-03-2023 Hits:2247 Asian News

A.Celli to supply six paper rewinders to Shanying Paper (Suzhou)

A.Celli to supply six paper rewinders to Shanying Paper (Suzhou)

The Chinese paper manufacturer's Suzhou plant will be equipped with the widest and most technologically advanced E-WIND® P100H paper rewinders ever built by A.Celli. Shanying Paper decided to rely once again on A.Celli solutions and know-how to equi...

03-03-2023 Hits:2428 Asian News

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing orders 5th ANDRITZ shoe press to boost energy efficiency

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing orders 5th ANDRITZ shoe press to boost energy efficiency

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd., Malaysia, for a PrimePress X shoe press at their mill in Banting, Malaysia. Start-up is planned for end of 2023. Jiang Weiqiang (left), Sales D...

20-02-2023 Hits:2450 Asian News

A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

A.Celli successfully starts up key parts for the Anhui Linping’s PM7

The joint efforts of A.Celli and Anhui Linping’s teams resulted in a smooth start up of the headbox, suction rolls and rewinder delivered to the production plant in Xiao County, Anhui province. In December 2022, A.Celli Paper and Anhui Linping Recyc...

30-01-2023 Hits:2595 Asian News

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith expands service activities of OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) with new location in Kunshan, China

Voith has opened another OnPerformance.Lab (OPL) location in Kunshan, China, to offer the comprehensive know-how and competencies of its experts worldwide as close to the customer as possible. With this step, Voith is strengthening the global network...

17-01-2023 Hits:2173 Asian News

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet to deliver a bamboo fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in China

Valmet will deliver a fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in the Sichuan Province in China to improve mill efficiency. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. The value of the ...

17-01-2023 Hits:1902 Asian News

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper successfully starts up ANDRITZ tissue production line with double-width tissue machine

Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, China has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by ANDRITZ for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China. The complete line order includes the stock preparation system...

03-01-2023 Hits:2339 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving wastepaper processing systems to Lipy Paper Mills, Bangladesh

ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving wastepaper processing systems to Lipy Paper Mills, Bangladesh

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. to supply wastepaper processing systems to the mill in Changine, Modonpur, Kanchpur, Sonargaon. These are the first ANDRITZ RCF (Recycled Fiber) lines for Banglad...

22-12-2022 Hits:2474 Asian News

Inside information: Stora Enso plans to divest its consumer board production site and forestry operations in China

Inside information: Stora Enso plans to divest its consumer board production site and forestry operations in China

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of its consumer board production site in Beihai, China. The divestment would also include the Group’s forestry operations in the surrounding region, which supply raw material to the B...

19-12-2022 Hits:2686 Asian News

Toscotec to supply first tissue line to Indian Paper and Board manufacturer Gayatrishakti

Toscotec to supply first tissue line to Indian Paper and Board manufacturer Gayatrishakti

Toscotec will supply a complete AHEAD 1.8 tissue machine to Gayatrishakti Tissue to be installed at their paper mill in Vapi, Gujarat. The Indian manufacturer is entering the tissue market with this new line slated for start-up in 2024.  The AH...

19-12-2022 Hits:2067 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in Hubei Province, China

ANDRITZ to supply VIB moisturizing technology for Xianhe Group in Hubei Province, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Xianhe Co., Ltd., in Hubei Province, China, for the supply of VIB moisturizing technology for two new paper machines. The plants will supply 300 t/day décor paper with a machine speed...

12-12-2022 Hits:1979 Asian News

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Xuan Mai Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Xuan Mai Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Xuan Mai Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S1800 tissue machine for its production line PM2 at its mill located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The tissue machine will enable t...

05-12-2022 Hits:1861 Asian News

A.Celli will deliver an E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder to Qifeng Group

A.Celli will deliver an E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder to Qifeng Group

The Chinese company relies on A.Celli Paper’s technology for the sixth time by ordering a new rewinder for special papers. The business partnership between A.Celli Paper and Qifeng Group, which began more than 10 years ago, will be strengthened even...

28-11-2022 Hits:2374 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Minhan Paper, Vietnam

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Minhan Paper, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Minhan Paper Joint Stock Company to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Van Lam, Hung Yen Province, Vietnam. ANDRITZ will deliver the complete OCC line – from pulping to approa...

05-10-2022 Hits:2335 Asian News

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet to supply key technology for Cheng Loong’s new board machine in Vietnam

Valmet will supply the Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company with key process technology for its new containerboard machine 23 (BM 23) at the company’s Ben Cat mill in Binh Duong Province in Vietnam. Valmet’s delivery includes approach flow systems, h...

30-09-2022 Hits:3329 Asian News

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet to supply a coated board making line to a customer in the Asia-Pacific region

Valmet will supply a coated board making line with automation and Industrial Internet solutions as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The board making line with high productivity will prod...

30-09-2022 Hits:2396 Asian News

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

Shanying Suzhou Paper commissions Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines for the production of corrugating medium

In August, the Chinese paper manufacturer Shanying Suzhou Paper commissioned Voith to supply two XcelLine paper machines with comprehensive digitalization and automation solutions as well as services and spare parts packages for its new site in in&nb...

30-09-2022 Hits:2153 Asian News

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

A.Celli to provide spunmelt nonwoven treatment solutions to Manjushree Spntek, India

The company based in the south of India chose A.Celli Nonwovens for the supply of a new medical spunmelt treatment line, rewinders and an automated packaging system for their Bangalore based greenfield plant. A.Celli is pleased to welcome Manjushree...

30-09-2022 Hits:2000 Asian News

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development produces first fibers with the world’s largest pressurized refining system

Guangxi Chongzuo Lelin Forestry Development Co. Ltd., China, has successfully produced the first fibers with its high-capacity pressurized refining system delivered by ANDRITZ. The new system features a design capacity of 80 bdmt/h and is currently t...

29-08-2022 Hits:2263 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

ANDRITZ to supply tissue production line to Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products, Taiwan

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. (CPG) to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT M1600 tissue production line (PM10) to its mill located in Chingshui, Taiwan, Republic of China. Start-up i...

23-08-2022 Hits:2313 Asian News

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper, China, issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for two P-RC APMP lines upgraded by ANDRITZ

International technology group ANDRITZ recently received the Final Acceptance Certificate for the upgrade of two ANDRITZ P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) fiberlines delivered to APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp...

03-08-2022 Hits:2218 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply four stock preparation systems for tissue production to Guangxi Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd. to supply four stock preparation systems for its tissue machines PM 9 to 12 in Beihai, Guangxi Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third or ...

22-07-2022 Hits:2205 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to Shanying Paper (Jilin), China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Shanying Paper (Jilin) Co. Ltd. to supply a complete OCC line, including fiber recovery and reject handling system, for its mill near Fuyu City, Songyuan, Jilin Province, China. Start-...

20-07-2022 Hits:2325 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply combi-pulping system to Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a patented combi-pulping system for its mill in Guanghan, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third q...

20-07-2022 Hits:2263 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

ANDRITZ to supply production technology and key process equipment to Nanning Sun Paper, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Nanning Sun Paper to deliver state-of-the-art and highly efficient pulp production technologies for the fiberline and lime kiln plant as well as energy-saving OCC lines and a complete ...

01-07-2022 Hits:2162 Asian News

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

ANDRITZ to supply two PMA systems and LC refining to Dongfang Smart Energy, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xian...

29-06-2022 Hits:2059 Asian News

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB’s spare parts analytics to optimize operations for Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. ABB leverages its proprietary spare parts analysis tool to help e...

28-06-2022 Hits:2144 Asian News

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1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging kept out of SA’s landfills thanks to recycling

1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging kept out of SA’s landfills thanks to recycling

Thanks to the waste separation efforts of conscientious citizens, businesses, schools and the greater recycling industry, South Africa recycled just less than 1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging in 2022. If baled and laid out, this would ...

18-09-2023 Hits:1856 Press Releases

The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

The Echo of Tissue Paper Industry from AMACO to the world

Amaco Group, the leading manufacturer of Tissue paper Converting machines, held the activities of the "Open House", which it organizes periodically in Sidon, to meet partners, specialists and experts and to review its latest innovations, solutions an...

30-09-2022 Hits:2081 Press Releases

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

Arbor Month - Why South African businesses going paperless can do more harm than good

By Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) With South Africa celebrating Arbor Month in September, it is a good time to appreciate the role that all trees play in greening our cities, as a foo...

13-09-2022 Hits:2218 Press Releases

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

Paper industry association ups its Master of Chemical Engineering bursary to R320 000

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has announced that its bursary and research programme is now open for applications for the 2023/2024 intake. The programme, which offers R320 000 per student over two years, provides a limit...

17-05-2022 Hits:2059 Press Releases

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Edith Leeuta appointed as Fibre Circle CEO

Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation (PRO) for the South African paper and paper packaging sector, has appointed Edith Leeuta as chief executive officer effective 1 May 2022. “The Fibre Circle Board is delighted to welcome Edith to...

04-05-2022 Hits:2248 Press Releases

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

Under a new campaign name, “Recycling in the Bag”, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper sector, teamed up with food service and packaging producer Detpak and Remade Recycling (part of the Mpact Group) to show 200 recyc...

15-03-2022 Hits:2104 Press Releases

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

How the paper industry is the epitome of the circular economy

Even before extended producer responsibility (EPR) was mandated by the South African Government in May 2021, the pulp and paper manufacturing and recycling sector has been embarking on process and production innovation to reduce its environmental foo...

29-10-2021 Hits:2475 Press Releases

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

Paper industry association opens applications to BSc students for its bursary and research programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) Masters of Engineering bursary programme is now open for applications for the 2022/2023 intake. A limited number of students will have the opportunity to further their master’s studies at pa...

02-06-2021 Hits:3340 Press Releases

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” I recently drew cash at an ATM and was greeted with an on-screen message: “If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees.” This is a classi...

27-05-2020 Hits:9068 Press Releases

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

Paper industry opens applications for Masters of Engineering bursary programme

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) has opened applications for its Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) bursary programme which offers eligible BSc engineering students the opportunity to pursue a career in the forest products ind...

23-04-2020 Hits:4799 Press Releases

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

Paper industry encourages people to continue recycling amid challenging times

More than 12 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging have been recovered for recycling in South Africa over the past decade. This, according to RecyclePaperZA, the country’s paper recycling association, has ensured that waste paper is diverted fr...

21-02-2020 Hits:4409 Press Releases

South Africa kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018

South Africa kept 3.9 million cubic metres of paper out of landfill in 2018

In 2018, South Africa recovered 1.285 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting the country’s paper recovery rate at 71.7%. This is according to Anele Sololo, general manager of the country’s paper recycling association, RecyclePaperZA, wh...

19-09-2019 Hits:4196 Press Releases

At Krasnokamsk paper mill, cutting-edge manufacturing technology produces banknotes and specialty papers

At Krasnokamsk paper mill, cutting-edge manufacturing technology produces banknotes and specialty papers

With the opening of its new production facility in Krasnokamsk on September 28, 2018, the Russian Goznak Group has commenced operation of one of the world's most modern paper machines for banknotes and specialty papers. The entire plant was developed...

30-01-2019 Hits:7062 Press Releases

Domtar Joins International Call to "Follow The Frog"

Domtar Joins International Call to "Follow The Frog"

Domtar will be joining businesses and individuals around the globe to participate in the Rainforest Alliance's second annual Follow the Frog Week that kicks off today, September 17, and runs through September 23. Follow the Frog Week is an interna...

17-09-2012 Hits:6048 Press Releases

Minerals Technologies Inc. Signs Commercial Agreement with Mondi

Minerals Technologies Inc., has announced  that it has signed a commercial agreement with Mondi S.A., a division  of the Mondi Group, to provide Fulfill(TM) E-325, a new, high-filler technology, at the paper company's Merebank paper mill in...

26-08-2012 Hits:5743 Press Releases

Xerium Technologies Announces Operational Realignments in Argentina and France

Xerium Technologies, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of clothing and roll covers used primarily in the paper production process, today announced a voluntary redundancy program at its press felt facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina in...

03-07-2012 Hits:4644 Press Releases

Role of Forests in Global Economy and Sustainability Featured at Rio+20

Global sustainable development is the focus of the United Nations Rio+20 conference. By providing food, fuel, fiber, medicines, and other necessities, forests and the forest products industry present a solution for a viable, sustainable future for ou...

26-06-2012 Hits:4866 Press Releases

Ecolab's behind the Scenes Innovation Drives Environmental Sustainability

10 recent innovations empower global customers to preserve and protect Earth's resources OnEarth Day, more than one million facilities around the world will be saving water and reducing energy use through innovations developed byEcolab, the global l...

23-04-2012 Hits:5014 Press Releases

Nalco Announces Water and Process Services Price Increase

Nalco, an Ecolab company has implemented a price increase for all water and process services industry segments. Pricing for most Nalco Water and Process Services division programs will increase globally between five and 15 percent, varying by country...

18-04-2012 Hits:5772 Press Releases

BASF and Catalent join forces to solve bioavailability challanges

Catalent Pharma Solutions and BASF have entered into a broad collaboration and Open Alliance to provide solutions to overcome bioavailability challenges of new molecular entities with solubility or permeability challenges. The companies aim to combi...

05-04-2012 Hits:4888 Press Releases

Siemens is European patent champion in Europe

Siemens is again the uncontested leader in patent applications in Europe. According to the 2011 Patent Applicant Ranking of the European Patent Office (EPO), the company submitted 2,235 patent applications (excluding Osram: 1,994) to the EPO in cal...

26-03-2012 Hits:4585 Press Releases

Alliance for water stewardship releases draft for public comment

World’s first International Water Stewardship Standard aims to provide water users with a credible means to evaluate water impact and implement joint solutions across all sectors and regions  The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), a global ...

13-03-2012 Hits:4576 Press Releases

ABB wins $8.6 million order from Sappi in South Africa

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has been awarded a large Electrification and Instrumentation (E&I) and Distributed Control System (DCS) order by Sappi Southern Africa. ABB will engineer, procure and supply equipment for Sa...

06-03-2012 Hits:4766 Press Releases

Pöyry divests parts of its water and environment operations

Pöyry has agreed to sell parts of its water and environment operations to Lahmeyer Holding GmbH. The agreement involves the sale of the entire share capital of Pöyry Environment GmbH (Germany) and Pöyry Tanzania Ltd (Tanzania). Both businesses carry ...

05-03-2012 Hits:7390 Press Releases

BASF sets new ambitious goals for environment, health and safety

BASF has established new ambitious environmental, health and safety goals. The company wants to increase its energy efficiency – defined as the amount of sales products in relation to the primary energy demand – worldwide by 35 percent by 2020, compa...

29-02-2012 Hits:4700 Press Releases

Resolute Forest Products to Present at the Credit Suisse

Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of AbitibiBowater Inc., doing business as Resolute Forest Products, will speak at the 2012 Credit Suisse Global Paper and Packaging Conference in New York City on Thursday, February 23, at 9:35 a...

21-02-2012 Hits:4392 Press Releases

Buckeye Technologies CEO to Participate in Credit Suisse Global Paper & Packaging Conference

Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) has announced that John B. Crowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Credit Suisse Global Paper & Packaging Conference in New York City on Wednesda...

16-02-2012 Hits:4606 Press Releases

Installation of the PM No. 2 in the paper mill Mayak-Vega in Russia

Installation of the PM No. 2 in the paper mill Mayak-Vega in Russia

 In June 2011 we signed a contract with a newly founded company Mayak-Vega, Russia, on reconstruction of the existing paper machine for production of testliners and flutings including delivery of new complete lines for stock preparation and appr...

14-02-2012 Hits:6673 Press Releases

Russian Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill started up a new Toscotec line

Russian Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill started up a new Toscotec line

Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill, based in Syasstroy St. Petersburg region - Russia, on January 27 has started up a new Toscotec Ahead 1.5M tissue line. Syassky PPM, one of the oldest and important pulp and paper mill in the URSS period, was founded in 1...

14-02-2012 Hits:7848 Press Releases

ABB wins five-year Full Service agreement in South Africa

ABB wins five-year Full Service agreement in South Africa

Contract with Nampak Corrugated to manage maintenance operations, increase productivity and energy efficiency at paper mill ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has signed a five-year, ABB Full Service® contract with Nampak Corruga...

27-01-2012 Hits:5223 Press Releases

Nalco 3D TRASAR(R) Technology Helps Freescale Semiconductor Reduce Water Use

Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE:ECL), has helped Freescale Semiconductor's Oak Hill fabrication plant in Austin, Texas, respond to severe drought conditions by enabling a substantial reduction in the use of municipal fresh water and increasing water r...

24-01-2012 Hits:9488 Press Releases

SCA divests its packaging operations

SCA’s packaging operations – excluding the two kraftliner mills in Sweden – are divested to DS Smith. The purchase price amounts to EUR 1.7bn on a debt free basis. “The reason for the divestment is primarily to enable increased growth in the hygiene ...

18-01-2012 Hits:4626 Press Releases

Pöyry joins the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Global consulting and engineering company Pöyry has become a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Together with other WBCSD members Pöyry contributes to solving some of our planet's biggest challenges that require...

12-01-2012 Hits:7220 Press Releases

MWV Acquires Polytop Corporation

Acquisition brings company new capabilities in food, personal care and home and garden packaging MeadWestvaco Corporation has announced that it is expanding its capabilities in targeted packaging end-markets with the acquisition of Polytop Corporati...

10-01-2012 Hits:4066 Press Releases

AkzoNobel to take 100 percent control of Metlac Group

AkzoNobel plans to strengthen its position in packaging coatings by exercising the right to buy the remaining shares of Metlac, an Italian based packaging coatings producer. Financial details were not disclosed. AkzoNobel currently is a shareholder ...

09-01-2012 Hits:3809 Press Releases

SCA's Forests Achieve PEFC Certification

SCA's Forests Achieve PEFC Certification

"There is growing demand for PEFC certified products, both sawn timber and fiber-based products. Obtaining PEFC certification for the management of our forest holdings allows us to satisfy the demand from an increasing number of customers specifying ...

08-01-2012 Hits:4208 Press Releases

Endress+Hauser establishes Saudi Arabian sales center

Measurement engineering specialist intensifies its presence in the Middle East in a joint venture with the Abudawood Group After a 10-year collaboration with Saudi Arabian sales company Anasia (Abudawood Group), measurement engineering and automatio...

06-01-2012 Hits:4577 Press Releases

FM Global Names Rod Fisher Sr. VP

FM Global, one of the world’s largest business property insurers, has appointed Rod Fisher as senior vice president of underwriting and reinsurance. In his new role, based at the company’s Johnston, R.I. USA-based corporate offices, Fisher will be r...

06-01-2012 Hits:5125 Press Releases

Principles of Winding & Slitting two day seminar

Principles of Winding & Slitting two day seminar

Sensor Products Inc. USA is hosting a seminar in Birmingham, Uk on the 25 - 26th January 2012, the seminar highlights the Principles of Winding & Slitting. This seminar will help you understand your existing winding and slitting processes so y...

03-01-2012 Hits:6104 Press Releases

Portucel Group strengthens presence in Mozambique

As part of its strategy of exploring opportunities for growth and sustained value creation in the southern hemisphere, the Portucel Group has further strengthened its presence in Mozambique by obtaining a provisional Land Use Permit (DUAT) for an add...

03-01-2012 Hits:4401 Press Releases

UPM sells its RFID business to SMARTRAC

UPM has reached an agreement with SMARTRAC N.V. today whereby UPM sells its RFID business to SMARTRAC. UPM will become an indirect shareholder of SMARTRAC with a 10.6 percent economic interest through the company OEP Technologie B.V. The closing of t...

22-12-2011 Hits:5958 Press Releases

Fibrek advises shareholders not to accept Resolute offer

Fibrek's board of directors has rejected the unsolicited bid from Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater) and taken steps to buy it time to fight the hostile bid. The Quebec-based pulp producer has adopted a shareholder rights plan and is...

22-12-2011 Hits:4542 Press Releases

Papcel Successful start-up of SPL 210 TPD

PAPCEL and its sales representative (Chemitex for Trading & Agencies) proudly announces the successful start-up and commissioning of Upgrading the existing SPL and Approach System of 210 TPD by PAPCEL's specialists for our important business part...

16-12-2011 Hits:5428 Press Releases

Resolute Forest Products Commencement of Formal Take-Over Bid for Fibrek Inc.

AbitibiBowater Inc., doing business as Resolute Forest Products ("Resolute"),  has announced that it has formally commenced its offer to purchase all the issued and outstanding common shares of Fibrek Inc.(the "Offer"). The Offer, which Resolute...

16-12-2011 Hits:6243 Press Releases

Vacon Plc to start negotiations to save costs

Vacon is starting negotiations with its white-collar personnel working in the Vacon Group's parent company Vacon Plc in Finland as part of a large global cost-savings plan in the Group. During the years 2012-2013, the Group aims to achieve annual sav...

13-12-2011 Hits:4223 Press Releases

AR Packaging Group begins search for new CEO

Per Lundeen has asked the Board of Directors of the AR Packaging Group, to initiate the search for a new CEO after twelve years as CEO of A&R Carton. Per Lundeen will continue as CEO until a successor is in place, which is expected to be during the s...

13-12-2011 Hits:4594 Press Releases

White paper on industrial automation security published

Vacon Plc, Nixu Ltd and F-Secure Corporation have worked together to produce a white paper on industrial automation security. The white paper has today been published on Vacon’s website at www.vacon.com. There has been a lot of discussion about malw...

12-12-2011 Hits:4552 Press Releases

Ecolab Reports Final Merger Consideration Election Results

Ecolab Inc. has announced the results of the stock-cash merger consideration elections made by the stockholders of the Nalco Holding Company in accordance with the terms of the merger agreement between Ecolab and Nalco. The merger of the companies wa...

09-12-2011 Hits:4692 Press Releases

Paper-based packaging industry on mineral oils in food packaging

Paper-based packaging industry takes a commitment on mineral oils in food packaging Recent studies on mineral oils found in foodstuffs have raised concerns about consumer safety. According to these studies, traces of mineral oils migrate to food fro...

08-12-2011 Hits:4977 Press Releases

Forestry winner in 2011 MEP Awards announced

For the very first time, a prestigious award for members of the European Parliament (MEP Awards) carried a forestry theme. This one-off award highlighted the International Year of Forests 2011 and it was awarded to MEP Kriton Arsenis. Mr Arsenis (S...

08-12-2011 Hits:4622 Press Releases

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EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

EARTH DAY 2022 - A climate case for wood, pulp and paper

It’s fair to assume that most people, when considering ways to fight climate change, don’t immediately think of forestry. But there is a unique climate case for sustainable wood – it is the only material that can naturally and significantly decarboni...

21-04-2022 Hits:2264 Energy News

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK farmers

Income and diversification appeals to northern UK farmers

When Iggesund Paperboard’s Workington Mill in Cumbria, UK, took the decision to invest in a bio mass boiler in order to switch its energy sourcing from fossil fuels to biomass, they immediately started to plan for the future needs of fuel. One proj...

11-05-2016 Hits:13839 Energy News

Sun and wind instead of gas

Sun and wind instead of gas

Fossil fuels will become increasing scarce in the future. So we are investigating the possibility of using all kinds of alternatives to gas as an energy source, such as biomass, solar energy and wind energy for producing green electricity. Ideally, w...

11-05-2016 Hits:13836 Energy 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:13288 Energy News

Emerson announces new energy management information system for real-time insight into energy performance

Emerson announces new energy management information system for real-time insight into energy performance

Energy Advisor helps process manufacturers reduce energy costs by up to 10% annually through improved energy targeting and utilization Emerson Process Management, a business of St. Louis-based Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today unveiled Energy Advisor, a re...

05-05-2015 Hits:17166 Energy News

Valmet to deliver a biomass based boiler plant to Nokianvirran Energia

Valmet to deliver a biomass based boiler plant to Nokianvirran Energia

Valmet will deliver a boiler plant that utilizes biomass to Nokianvirran Energia in Finland. Valmet announced the signing of a letter of intent for the delivery on November 25, 2014. Valmet's delivery will include a HYBEX boiler with a steam power of...

17-03-2015 Hits:9935 Energy News

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of intent regarding a boiler plant delivery to Nokia

Valmet and Nokianvirran Energia sign a letter of intent regarding a boiler plant delivery to Nokia

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 Nokia, Finland. The new heating station will supply process steam to SCA Hygiene Products' paper mill, ...

26-11-2014 Hits:12982 Energy News

British Paper Manufacturing Sector Wastes Almost £12 Million A Year On Outdated Energy Sources

British Paper Manufacturing Sector Wastes Almost £12 Million A Year On Outdated Energy Sources

A new report out this week has revealed that the British paper manufacturing sector wastes a huge £12 million each year by using outdated off-mains energy sources. Sector currently spends over £43 million a year on oil Despite falling oil price...

18-11-2014 Hits:12904 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

ANDRITZ to supply new waste-to-energy power plant to Riikinvoima Oy, Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected by the local utility company Riikinvoima Oy to supply a waste-to-energy power plant to Leppävirta, Finland. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016. ANDRITZ will supply a new wa...

16-10-2014 Hits:13980 Energy News

Holmen to Build Wind Farm in Jointly-Owned Company

Together with investment fund Eurofideme 2, Holmen (STO:HOLMA)(STO:HOLMB) has decided to build a wind farm in the municipality of Norrtälje in a jointly-owned company. The annual production is an estimated 165 GWh and the wind farm is planned to comm...

17-05-2013 Hits:11511 Energy News

New ‘green’ method to help upgrade biomass waste into valuable chemicals

New ‘green’ method to help upgrade biomass waste into valuable chemicals

UW-Madison chemists have identified an approach to use oxygen gas to convert lignin, a byproduct of biofuel production, into a form that could allow it to replace fossil fuels as a source of chemical feedstocks. Lignin is a complex organic material ...

26-04-2013 Hits:11672 Energy News

Official Inauguration of Borregaard's Biorefinery Demonstration Plant

Borregaard has developed new technology for the production of green chemicals and sugars based on biomass from wood and agricultural and forestry waste. On Tuesday 16 April the Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjørn Johnsen will officially inaugurate th...

16-04-2013 Hits:7861 Energy News

ANDRITZ launches the TurboJet weir plate

ANDRITZ launches the TurboJet weir plate

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents a new generation of weir plates, providing a significant reduction in power consumption for centrifuges. The patented TurboJet weir plate, available for all ANDRITZ decanters and those of other supplier...

08-04-2013 Hits:7891 Energy News

Jiangsu Huadian Jurong Power chooses Metso’s automation for its two 1000 MW units in China

Jiangsu Huadian Jurong Power chooses Metso’s automation for its two 1000 MW units in China

Advanced automation systems will contribute to more efficient and less polluting electricity generation in two large units that feature ultra supercritical technology and thereby support economic growth in Eastern China in an environmentally responsi...

08-04-2013 Hits:7466 Energy News

Biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

Biomass plant on track to begin running in late 2013

More than 400 people have helped build the $250 million biomass power plant that now towers over Business Highway 51 and the Wisconsin River, and their months of hard work have the project on schedule to begin generating power late this year. When...

05-04-2013 Hits:7696 Energy News

Metsä Group’s tissue and cooking paper business invests in bioenergy in Sweden

Katrinefors Kraftvärme AB (KKAB), a 50/50 joint venture owned by Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, and the local municipal energy company VänerEnergi AB, will build a new biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Mariestad, Sweden, in conjuncti...

04-04-2013 Hits:7847 Energy News

Optomec’s Additive Manufacturing IP Portfolio Reaches 35 Patents

Optomec announced today that the Company’s Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio in the field of Additive Manufacturing grew to 35 patents with the addition of six new patents granted in 2012. These new patents cover inventions for the Company’s Aeros...

04-04-2013 Hits:6041 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million energy-efficiency order in Canada

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply plate heat exchangers for cooling applications in Canada. The order, booked in the Energy and Environment segment late March, has a v...

03-04-2013 Hits:6704 Energy News

New microbe makes fuel from CO2 in the air

Scientists at the University of Georgia have created a microbe that converts carbon dioxide into biofuel, a discovery that might boost the battle against climate change. Carbon dioxide is a major cause of global warming, but it's also fundamental to...

03-04-2013 Hits:6521 Energy News

Voith strengthens its position in the Russian energy market and establishes a joint venture with RusHydro

Voith Hydro and RusHydro, one of the largest supplier of hydropower in the world, signed a contract establishing the inception of the joint venture VolgaHydro LLC in Moscow. Each company holds a share of 50 percent of the joint venture. RusHydro will...

27-03-2013 Hits:6353 Energy News

CNIM selects Metso’s automation solution to maximize efficiency in a greenfield waste-to-energy plant in UK

Proven automation solution and information management helps waste-to-energy plants to maximize performance and operate safely. Metso has been awarded its 5th repeated order from the CNIM group for the automation of another greenfield waste-to-energy...

26-03-2013 Hits:9490 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins SEK 60 million natural gas order in Russia

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a gas plant being built in Russia. The order, booked in the Energy & Environment segment, ha...

13-03-2013 Hits:6155 Energy News

Domtar inaugurates commercial lignin production

Plymouth Mill to produce bio-material with wide range of industrial applications as petro-chemical alternative - the first of its kind in over quarter century  Domtar Corporation has announced that it has successfully installed a comm...

12-03-2013 Hits:6196 Energy News

World's largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Vaasa - plant supplied by Metso

World's largest biomass gasification plant inaugurated in Vaasa - plant supplied by Metso

Vaskiluodon  Voima  Oy has inaugurated the world's largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th. V...

11-03-2013 Hits:6038 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production

Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure supply of competitive district heating...

23-02-2013 Hits:10319 Energy News

Catalyst Paper to sell its interest in Powell River Energy

Catalyst Paper to sell its interest in Powell River Energy

Catalyst Paper has announced that it has agreed, subject to court approval, to sell its approximately 50% interest in Powell River Energy Inc. and Powell River Energy Limited Partnership to Powell River Energy Trust, a Brookfield Renewable ...

19-02-2013 Hits:11457 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power production   Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC with a complete biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi Repub...

13-02-2013 Hits:7649 Energy News

Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy Business Group

Pöyry PLC: Sergio Guimaraes appointed President of the Energy Business Group

Sergio Guimaraes has been appointed Executive Vice President of Pöyry PLC and President of the Energy Business Group. Sergio will become a Member of Pöyry PLC's Group Executive Committee. He will take over duties on 15 April 2013 and report...

13-02-2013 Hits:11035 Energy News

FPInnovations and CanmetENERGY announce MOU Collaborative Research in Bioeconomy to Help Transform Forest Sector

FPInnovations and CanmetENERGY announce MOU Collaborative Research in Bioeconomy to Help Transform Forest Sector

FPInnovations and Natural Resources Canada's CanmetENERGY have signed a memorandum of understanding which will formalize the collaborative efforts of the research teams from both organizations after years of informal cooperation. Speaking ...

07-02-2013 Hits:10475 Energy News

Voith Secures Major Orders for Hydro Power Plant Modernizations in Brazil and China

Voith Secures Major Orders for Hydro Power Plant Modernizations in Brazil and China

Heidenheim. Another success for Voith’s hydro power business in important growth markets: at the turn of the year, the company has received several major orders for the modernization of hydro power stations in Brazil as well as in China. Th...

29-01-2013 Hits:7333 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply eco-friendly biomass boiler plant to Fortum Värme, Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply eco-friendly biomass boiler plant to Fortum Värme, Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Fortum Värme to supply a circulating fluidized bed boiler for the new Värtaverket combined heat and power plant in Stockholm, Sweden. The biomass boiler plant will be one of ...

25-01-2013 Hits:11828 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

Metso's biomass-fired heating plant delivery will increase the production of green energy in line with Savon Voima's strategy Metso will supply a biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima Oyj in Leppävirta in ...

23-01-2013 Hits:7379 Energy News

Marubeni Power Development Australia trusts Metso's professional service capabilities in choosing a supplier for an automation system upgrade

Marubeni Power Development Australia trusts Metso's professional service capabilities in choosing a supplier for an automation system upgrade

Marubeni Power Development Australia Pty Ltd. has chosen Metso to upgrade the automation system at its Smithfield Energy Facility in Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia. The company chose Metso to supply the upgrade thanks to Metso's pro...

18-01-2013 Hits:8276 Energy News

Marko Koskela appointed new Head of UPM Energy

Marko Koskela appointed new Head of UPM Energy

Marko Koskela has been appointed Senior Vice President, UPM Energy, starting from 1 February 2013. He will transfer to the new position from his current post in UPM as Vice President, Business Controlling, Energy and Pulp Business Group. C...

18-01-2013 Hits:7244 Energy News

Lenzing Partners with NanoCarbons LLC to Develop New Activated Carbons for Energy Storage Systems

Lenzing Partners with NanoCarbons LLC to Develop New Activated Carbons for Energy Storage Systems

Lenzing AG and NanoCarbons LLC, Fort Lauderdale (Florida, USA), will cooperate in the future to develop and explore the use of new activated carbons in electrode technology. This technology is based on a combination of Lenzing’s TENCEL® fib...

13-01-2013 Hits:6917 Energy News

Alfa Laval acquires leading provider of niche heat transfer products to the North American natural gas market

Alfa Laval acquires leading provider of niche heat transfer products to the North American natural gas market

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has acquired the US-based company Air Cooled Exchangers, LLC (ACE), a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered air-cooled heat exchangers, used to co...

07-01-2013 Hits:7274 Energy News

SCA invests approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation with Sundsvall Energi

SCA invests approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation with Sundsvall Energi

SCA has approved an investment of approximately SEK 380m in expanded cooperation between SCA’s industries in the Sundsvall region and Sundsvall Energi AB. The agreement will enable SCA to increase its deliveries of energy to Sundsvall’s dis...

17-12-2012 Hits:7789 Energy News

Siemens receives 126 MW wind power plants order in Ireland

Siemens receives 126 MW wind power plants order in Ireland

Siemens Energy has received an order for delivery and servicing of 42 direct-drive wind turbines for two onshore wind power plants. Purchaser is the Irish utility Bord na Móna. The order encompasses 28 SWT-3.0-101 direct-drive wind turbines...

17-12-2012 Hits:8357 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Växjö Energi, Sweden

ANDRITZ to supply biomass boiler island to Växjö Energi, Sweden

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the regional Swedish utility Växjö Energi AB to deliver a biomass power boiler island that will be part of a new combined heat and power plant. The plant will supply heat and...

13-12-2012 Hits:14809 Energy News

Alfa Laval wins another large solar power order, this time in South Africa

Alfa Laval wins another large solar power order, this time in South Africa

Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has received an order from Abengoa to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to a concentrated solar power plant in South Africa. Delivery is sche...

10-12-2012 Hits:7848 Energy News

SCA and E.ON sign agreement on wind power joint venture

SCA and E.ON sign agreement on wind power joint venture

SCA signed a joint venture agreement with E.ON today, through which E.ON will develop a number of wind power projects together with SCA. The joint venture includes the areas operated by SCA Vind up until the licence application: Hästkullen...

10-12-2012 Hits:6508 Energy News

Domtar announces closing of sale of Ottawa/Gatineau hydro assets

Domtar announces closing of sale of Ottawa/Gatineau hydro assets

Domtar Corporation has confirmed the November 20 closing of its previously announced Definitive Purchase and Sale Agreement ("the agreement") signed by its Canadian subsidiary, Domtar Inc., for the sale of its hydro assets in...

26-11-2012 Hits:5886 Energy News

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

Metso will supply Värnamo Energi AB with a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production in Värnamo in Sweden. The start-up of the plant is scheduled for autumn 2014. The value of the order is approximately EUR 17 million. Met...

26-11-2012 Hits:8634 Energy News

Resolute Forest Products to Build Wood Pellet Plant

Resolute Forest Products to Build Wood Pellet Plant

Resolute Forest Products has announced plans to build an industrial wood pellet plant that will convert a currently underutilized residual material into a reliable source of renewable energy. Construction of the plant is expected to begin s...

26-11-2012 Hits:5738 Energy News

Metso to supply two power boilers for Indonesian PT Cikarang Listrindo for fulfilling local electricity needs

Metso to supply two power boilers for Indonesian PT Cikarang Listrindo for fulfilling local electricity needs

Metso will supply PT Cikarang Listrindo in Babelan outside Jakarta in Indonesia with two power boilers with a total capacity of 270 MWe. The delivery will also include a  Metso DNA control system. The investment will increase the compa...

20-11-2012 Hits:7878 Energy News

Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer

Pöyry supervises the construction of the Xayaburi hydropower project as Government of Lao Engineer

Pöyry's Energy Business Group has been awarded a technical consultancy services assignment for the Xayaburi hydro power plant project in Lao PDR. Pöyry works as the Government of Lao Engineer in the project. Pöyry will support the Governmen...

09-11-2012 Hits:11928 Energy News

Siemens Wins Order for Power Plant in Venezuela

Siemens received an order to supply two power islands for the Juan Manuel Valdez Güiria combined cycle power plants in Venezuela. These plants will be constructed in two phases. The first phase will be the simple cycle followed by the com...

05-11-2012 Hits:7524 Energy News

ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for Xayaburi hydropower plant

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from CH. Karnchang (Lao) Company Ltd. to supply the electromechanical equipment for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower station, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The order value...

29-10-2012 Hits:12589 Energy News

Metso’s automation to boost green energy production in Reunion and Guadeloupe

Metso has signed an agreement on delivering state of the art automation for Séchilienne-Sidec, one of the market leaders in biomass and solar energy production in France and the French overseas territories. The new Metso DNA automation syst...

19-10-2012 Hits:11732 Energy News

Metso to deliver biofuel-fired boiler to Jönköping Energi in Sweden

Metso to deliver biofuel-fired boiler to Jönköping Energi in Sweden Metso will supply Jönköping Energi’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Torsvik, Sweden, with a new biofuel-fired boiler. Jönköping Energi is expanding its CHP plant ...

18-10-2012 Hits:11763 Energy News

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