UPM's President and CEO Jussi Pesonen stated today in the company's Annual General Meeting that demand is recovering in UPM's main markets and signs of increased investment activity are emerging. "Chemical pulp market and prices have been stronger than anticipated.…
Tom Bratlie, vice president in charge of corporate communications, has decided to leave Norske Skog. He takes on a similar position with the Norway-based oil and gas company DNO International.- Tom Bratlie has done a very good job as head…
PEFC Luxembourg and the Slovak Forest Certification Association have revised their forest certification schemes in line with PEFC's requirements of five-yearly revisions of national systems and submitted their application for re-assessment by PEFC. As part of the process, PEFC seeks…
After installation of a long nip style press in the board machine at Porstendorf, Germany, MultiFlex V3 press felts from Voith Paper were installed for start-up. The decision was thus made to introduce a clothing supplier not previously active in…
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:00

Södra's PulpLabs - Site of the Day

Södra’s PulpLabs website, which presents selected research projects in a public and creative manner, received the prestigious Site of the Day award on 14 March. The award was made by inspirational internet portal FWA – Favourite Website Awards – which…
Stevedores' strike at Finnish ports ended on Friday 19 March.Strike, which lasted 16 days, affected to Stora Enso’s Finnish mills by closing 6 paper machines and 2 sheeting plants. Almost all closed production has now started again but it will…
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (formerly CRO Magazine) named Weyerhaeuser Company to its annual list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Weyerhaeuser was ranked No. 67 overall.“Weyerhaeuser is committed to responsibly meeting the needs of its multiple stakeholders—including investors, customers, employees and the…
Friday, 19 March 2010 10:00

M-real increases carbonless paper prices

Due to the significantly rising raw material costs during the last months, particularly pulp and logistic costs, M-real Zanders increases prices for carbonless papers for deliveries from 19 April 2010 up to 10 per cent.For any further questions:Heikki Husso, Senior…
NEW VERSION - New Generation of online Moisture Meters - AK40 Visilab has supplied products to the pulp and paper industry since 1985. The devices are portable moisture meters and on-line humidity meters based on infrared reflective technology. Selected specifications…
Aylesford Newsprint Ltd, located in Aylesford, Kent, England, has awarded a contract to Metso for the supply and commissioning of a new process automation system for installation on PM14 newsprint machine.The scope of supply is for a metsoDNA distributed control…
For the first time, spending on digital/online advertising and marketing will overtake print in 2010, according to new projections from Outsell, Inc. In an industry crossover event, companies will spend $119.6 billion on online and digital strategies, from search engine…
Pöyry has been awarded a consulting services contract for providing institutional support to the Rural Energy Agency (REA) in Tanzania. The assignment includes two phases of services with a total value of about EUR 1.2 million. The first phase covers…
Sonoco one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that its 2009 Annual Report to Shareholders is now available on the Company's Web site at www.sonoco.com, in the "Investor Relations" section. The annual report entitled, "Lean, Fit and…
BTG has now launched the perfect solution for measuring ash and total consistency of pulp suspensions in the range of 0.01 - 2% - the new RET-5503 PeakAsh. This latest addition to our new generation of easier, smaller, smarter, lighter…
Work is underway to transition Sonoco Recycling, Inc.'s Charlotte Recycling Center into a full-scale material recovery facility (MRF) by early summer 2010. The $2.6 million project will result in the Charlotte center, located at 3901 Barringer Drive, becoming the third…