News

9/16/2023
According to a survey conducted by Karriärföretagen in May-July 2023, which garnered responses from 3,756 young professionals, Billerud has once again been acknowledged as one of the top ten employers in Sweden and consolidated its position as the second most attractive employer for bachelor engineers and the third most attractive employer for master engineers.
9/14/2023
The Lenzing Group has made significant technical improvements to its Purwakarta site (PT. South Pacific Viscose) in Indonesia.
9/14/2023
Prinzhorn Group’s Dunapack Packaging has completed the take-over of the corrugated packaging plant Scatoloficio La Veggia s.p.a. located in Roteglia, Italy.
9/13/2023
Georgia-Pacific, LLC today announced it has expanded its EarthKraft™ line of curbside recyclable mailers to include an unpadded mailer for e-commerce shipments.
9/13/2023
Sonoco Products Company announced the completion of its acquisition of the remaining equity interest in RTS Packaging, LLC from joint venture partner WestRock and one WestRock paper mill in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
9/13/2023
Pankaboard announced that PaperMind will start to represent Pankaboard in Denmark.
9/12/2023
Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Pratt Industries, Inc., a Georgia-based recycled paper and packaging company, will build a new production facility in the portion of Warner Robins located in Peach County.
9/12/2023
The European Commission (EC) has extended two punitive duties on imports of certain coated fine paper (CFP) from China, following conclusions in expiry reviews made on August 21.
9/12/2023
Glatfelter has entered into an agreement with Ekman & Co.
9/11/2023
Visa Moilanen has been appointed as Head of Pulp & Paper, Process Industries Division at AFRY.
9/11/2023
Since joining the Labelexpo Global Series team in 2004, Jade Grace has held a number of positions including event director and most recently, portfolio director before her promotion to managing director.
9/11/2023
International Paper announced that Chairman and CEO Mark Sutton has requested that the Board of Directors move forward with the next phase of the company’s CEO succession plan.
9/11/2023
Domtar announced it will indefinitely idle the pulp and paper operations at its Espanola, Ontario, facility for an expected period greater than one year.
9/10/2023
Smurfit Kappa Group confirms that the boards of directors of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock Company are discussing the key terms of a potential combination to create Smurfit WestRock, a global leader in sustainable packaging.
9/10/2023
Valmet is set to supply an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) for Shandong Huatai Paper’s ambitious 700,000-tonne chemical pulp project in Shandong province, China.
9/10/2023
DS Smith has carried out a strategic review of its UK recycling operations, with the sale of four depots to Veolia.
9/10/2023
Equipment manufacturer emtec Electronic GmbH will participate as an exhibitor at the MIAC conference, presenting a range of solutions to common issues in the industry, such as resource waste in the wet-end, and the objective determination of advanced haptic parameters.
9/9/2023
Dr. Marc Sesterhenn will be joining the Board of Progroup, the containerboard and corrugated sheetboard manufacturer, as Chief Operating Officer on 1 October 2023.
9/9/2023
Nippon Paper Crecia Co., Ltd. – leading manufacturer of tissue paper products for the Asia-Pacific area, part of the Nippon Paper Group – continues in its collaboration with Körber Business Area Tissue as a reliable partner to further strengthen its competitive position in the Family Care sector in Japan.
9/9/2023
Japanese Daio Paper Corp. will spend approximately 19 billion yen to reconstruct the boiler at its subsidiary, Iwaki Daio Paper Corp., based in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, according to a press release from the company.
9/9/2023
The new logistics solution designed for Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill in Kemi is ready to serve the mill’s transport needs.
9/6/2023
Stora Enso has progressed with its restructuring actions, announced on 15 June 2023, aimed at strengthening the Group’s long-term competitiveness and creating a decentralised and more customer centric operating model.
9/6/2023
Metsä Wood and construction firm SRV have formalized an agreement for the construction of Metsä Wood’s forthcoming Kerto® LVL mill in Äänekoski, Finland.
9/6/2023
Rumors bubble around the Italian packaging and tissue group Pro-Gest, Istrana di Treviso, and most especially around the corrugated base paper plant in Mantua.
9/6/2023
Albany International Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of Heimbach Group (Heimbach).
9/5/2023
The Metris All-in-One platform developed by ANDRITZ provides full support for industrial plants throughout their entire life cycle.
9/5/2023
Members of Unifor Local 1132 at the Crofton mill in British Columbia, Canada, received notice that the scheduled restart of the mill, slated for the end of the month, has been delayed by at least another 30 days, leaving workers and their families in the lurch.
9/5/2023
Valmet will deliver key technologies, automation and services to Naini Papers’ cooking and fiber line rebuild and new specialty paper machine PM 3 at their mill in Kashipur, India.
9/5/2023
ANDRITZ has received the ninth order for a PrimePress X shoe press from Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd.
9/4/2023
Greif, Inc. has acquired 51% of the ownership interest in ColePak, LLC in an all-cash transaction funded through Greif’s existing credit facility.
9/4/2023
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.
9/4/2023
SCA and Persson Invest began their collaboration around Gällö Timber and the sawmill in Gällö, Jämtland in 2010.
9/4/2023
Leading sustainable fiber and product producer Asia Pacific Resources International Limited has strengthened its commitment to supporting the growth of the green economy in Indonesia.
9/3/2023
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.
9/3/2023
The Board of Directors of Nordic Paper has today decided to invest approximately SEK 850 m at the Bäckhammar mill.
9/3/2023
Velvet CARE, the consumer tissue producer owned by ESG transformation specialist private equity fund Abris Capital Partners, will slash its CO2 emissions by 46% with an investment of PLN 63 million ($15 million) in a gas-fired combined heat and power plant (CHP).
9/3/2023
Amcor today announced the North American launch of curbside-recyclable AmFiber™ Performance Paper packaging, part of the company’s AmFiber portfolio.
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.

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