News

9/2/2023
Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico.
9/2/2023
UPM announced the appointment of Aki Temmes as Executive Vice President responsible for UPM Fibres Business Area, effective December 1, 2023.
9/2/2023
Nippon Paper Industries started cooperative marine transport between the capital region and the Kansai area, Japan, in cooperation with Daio Paper Corporation.
9/2/2023
Mercer International inaugurated the Mercer Lignin Center, which is located on the site of Mercer’s Rosenthal pulp mill in Germany.
8/30/2023
Ahlstrom has entered into an agreement to divest its Stenay plant in France to Accursia Capital, following the announcement of Accursia Capital’s binding offer in July.
8/30/2023
Following the rockslide and subsequent production stop at Saugbrugs PM6 (paper machine 6) in April this year, Norske Skog has decided to restart production at the previously idled PM5.
8/30/2023
Andritz has received an order for a new HERB recovery boiler including advanced digitalization solutions to be installed at Moorim P&P’s pulp and paper mill in Ulsan, South Korea.
8/30/2023
Kultasuklaa is a Finnish, family owned company that has, for more than 30 years, been handcrafting chocolate treats in the village of Lasimäki.
8/28/2023
Saica Group has reached an agreement to acquire a minority share of Pacapime, the Belgian corrugated cardboard company.
8/28/2023
Visy recently unveiled a major $42.5 million upgrade to its paper recycling and remanufacturing campus in Coolaroo with Premier Daniel Andrews and Federal Minister for the Environment and Water, Tanya Plibersek.
8/27/2023
Pro Carton and CEPI Cartonboard recently announced that they will merge into one association under the name Pro Carton. The decision follows a 12-month period of consultation.
8/27/2023
In an effort to address prevalent supply chain uncertainties and to maintain the commercial viability of its Graphic Paper business, Sappi Europe will keep prices for its Woodfree Coated Paper grades stable at today’s level for the remainder of 2023.
8/27/2023
Jarno Nymark (M.Sc. Eng.) has been appointed to the ANDRITZ AG Executive Board as of October 1, 2023, assuming responsibility for the Pulp & Paper Business Area.
8/27/2023
Sofidel, a prominent global supplier of hygienic and household paper, has unveiled its renowned European brand, Nicky, to U.S. consumers.
8/26/2023
On August 13, Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully started up its highly efficient XcelLine packaging paper machine at the Guanghan site.
8/26/2023
Greenply Industries Limited has successfully produced first fibers with its new high-performance pressurized refining system from ANDRITZ at its MDF (medium-density fiberboard) production facility in Vadodara, Gujarat, India.
8/26/2023
Valmet has secured a contract to provide Mercer Rosenthal, a kraft pulp mill in Germany, with a Mill-Wide Optimization solution.
8/26/2023
The owners of the former Verso Paper Luke Mill site in Western Maryland have prepared the property for redevelopment and are now selling the final two parcels, which include the 55-acre main mill site and the 85-acre Beryl Woodyard.
8/24/2023
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 25% in July 2023 compared to July 2022.
8/24/2023
The wood products company Koskisen will continue to develop Sawmill Industry’s production and has decided to invest in an eight-hectare log yard in connection with the new sawmill in Järvelä.
8/24/2023
Valmet has received an order from Shanxi Qiangwei Paper Co., Ltd. to supply machine vision systems for Qiangwei’s paper machine PM 6.
8/22/2023
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.
8/22/2023
Billerud is introducing a new organization whereby the company harmonizes and operates its business in two distinct geographical regions – Europe and North America. Billerud further appoints Andrei Krés as acting CFO, effective immediately.
8/22/2023
The share of paper packaging in the estimated US$74 billion overall packaging market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to see an exponential growth with e-commerce boom and consumer preference veers to sustainable and environment-friendly solutions.
8/21/2023
Sonoco has added two new cold seal structures to the growing family of EnviroFlex® Paper products receiving How2Recycle® Widely recyclable pre-qualification.
8/21/2023
Paper Excellence Canada announced today the permanent curtailment of Catalyst Paper tiskwat, its paper mill in Powell River, BC.
8/21/2023
Valmet’s Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Valmet’s President and CEO Pasi Laine and related terms and conditions.
8/20/2023
Amcor workers represented by Teamsters Local 238 voted to ratify a new four-year agreement by a strong margin, ending a two-week strike at the company’s plant in Des Moines, Iowa.
8/20/2023
ProJet received an order for a total 3 Power Cleaners (dryer fabric cleaners) from Thai Cane (Siam Cement Group) for their PM11 in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
8/19/2023
Organised by RX (Reed Exhibitions), WEPACK series exhibitions, including SinoCorrugated 2023, SinoFoldingCarton 2023, DPrint 2023, SinoPaper 2023, Food Pack & Tech 2023 and PACKCON 2023, has been successfully held at the National Convention & Exhibition Center (Shanghai) from 12-14 July 2023. T
8/19/2023
Andritz has received an order from Stora Enso to optimize the fiberline at the Enocell pulp mill in Uimaharju, Finland.
8/19/2023
Matrix Pack has entered into an industrialization partnership and machine supply agreement with JOA to support Matrix Pack’s business development in North America and Europe. Matrix Pack partners with JOA for Dry Molded Fiber Machiner – PulPac
8/13/2023
Atlas Holdings announces the closing of the previously announced acquisition of the pulp, newsprint and directory paper mill operations in Thunder Bay, Ontario from Resolute FP Canada Inc. by Atlas’ affiliate, Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper Inc.
8/12/2023
ProJet received an order for the supply of 2 new high pressure showers for the Forming Fabric and the Felt Section from PT.
8/12/2023
HKB-Hoa Lu Paper Co., Ltd. has successfully started up an OCC (old corrugated containers) line and a reject treatment system delivered by Andritz at its mill in Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam.
8/9/2023
Pixelle Specialty Solutions today announced that Timothy Hess has decided to step down from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer for health reasons, effective August 7, 2023.
8/9/2023
Valmet will deliver a recovery boiler upgrade to Lecta Group’s Torraspapel combined pulp and paper mill in Zaragoza, Spain.
8/8/2023
Mercer International Inc. recently announced the temporary curtailment of operations at its Celgar pulp mill located in Castlegar, BC, including wood acceptance.
8/8/2023
PT Spunindo, has ordered a Power Cleaner systems from ProJet.
8/7/2023
CenturyPly successfully produced first fibers with its recently installed ANDRITZ pressurized refining system at its medium-density fiberboard (MDF) production plant in Punjab, India.
8/7/2023
Graphic Packaging Holding Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bell Incorporated, a well-capitalized U.S. packaging provider.
8/7/2023
Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, is pleased to announce the expansion of its International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) and Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) certified Performance Lab services to cater to the growing demands of eCommerce customers.
8/6/2023
WestRock today announced it will permanently cease operating its paper mill in Tacoma, Washington, and will conclude production by September 30, 2023.
8/6/2023
BTG announces the opening of its new Indian Center of Excellence located in Hyderabad, India. The facility is a state-of-the-art technical support centre and digital hub that will greatly enhance BTG capability to serve the Indian and regional markets.
8/6/2023
Mativ Holdings recently announced that it has received a binding offer from Evergreen Hill Enterprise, Pte. Ltd., to acquire Mativ’s Engineered Papers business (“EP”), part of Mativ’s Fiber Based Solutions reporting segment, for $620 million.
8/6/2023
The proposed EU Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste (PPWR) aims to tackle the problem of growing packaging waste.
8/5/2023
Kemira’s long-serving President & CEO Jari Rosendal has died after a short illness on July 31, 2023.
8/5/2023
The Board of Directors of JSC Ilim Group appointed Alexey Chernyaev as acting CEO.

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