Carsten Dybevig has been appointed vice president corporate communication in Norske Skog. Dybevig has 11 years' experience in the company, most recently as company secretary and financial manager at Norske Skog's Oxenøen headquarters.- We will remain open and accessible to…
The Tissue Technology Center of Metso, situated in Karlstad, Sweden, was hit by fire on April 28, 2010.The fire caused damages to the roof of the Technology Center building. The personnel was not endangered, nor were the tissue pilot machine…
Solvay Chemicals, Inc. has commissioned and brought online one of the world's only dedciated manufacturing facilities that reclaims and transforms sodium carbonate waste streams into a marketable grade of sodium bicarbonate. The new product, SOLVAir® Select 300, is ideally suited…
Södra Cell has now completed the investments which make its Värö mill the world's first fossil-fuel-free pulp mill.Södra has made extensive energy investments at Södra Cell Värö over the past few years. These investments mean that the pulp mill will…
Plenty of congratulations received the Heidelberg Print Media Academy (PMA) not only because of its tenth anniversary, but also for a top-class congress on learning from and with each other conducted on May 6, 2010 on the occasion of the…
Ahlstrom, a global leader in the development and manufacture of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers, will consolidate its nonwoven wiping fabrics manufacturing platform in Italy, with the aim of increasing capacity, efficiency and breadth of product range. The production…
Metso, the second largest company in the Tampere region, will relocate its more than one thousand energy and environmental technology experts currently working in Tampere to modern premises in the Rantaperkiö and Lahdesjärvi sections of Tampere. The target is to…
In February 2010, Voith Paper successfully rebuilt Kimberly Clark’s tissue machine TM 2 at the Enstra Tissue Mill in South Africa. The order covered structure refurbishment including installation and supervision service. To ensure improved operational reliability the framing was given…
The Arbitral Tribunal appointed by the Redemption Committee of the Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland has today by its decision confirmed that Metso Corporation has the right to redeem about 2 percent minority shares in Tamfelt Corp. and that…
On April 15th, Mondi hosted key figures in Europe’s digital printing industry at the Digital Specialist Forum (DSF) in Vienna, Austria. Customer-representatives used this opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the rapidly burgeoning digital print market through a series of…
Heimbach is pleased to announce that an exclusive distribution agreement has been signed with Yamauchi for the supply of YAMABELT shoe press belts into the European paper industry.Modern paper and cardboard production facilities are increasingly furnished with shoe press technology.The…
European Union demand for wooden pellets will continue to drive U.S. production but will also limit the industry’s profitability, according to the head of a bioenergy, wood and forest products consulting firm.“The pellet business is marginal,” said Pete Stewart, president…
Stora Enso Executive Vice President Elisabet Salander Björklund, M.Sc. (For.), has been appointed CEO of Bergvik Skog AB as of 1 September 2010. Bergvik Skog is one of the biggest forest-owning private companies in Europe and is owned by Stora…
Stora Enso has launched the Global Responsibility website and Facebook page for discussing responsibility topics. One of the highlights of the website is a dialogue session between Sini Harkki from Greenpeace and Stora Enso's CEO Jouko Karvinen. The Facebook page…
UPM has signed a preliminary contract for selling the real estate of its former further processing mill in Parkano, Finland. The premises are to be taken over by a wood processing company to be established by the mill's former local…