Monthly Archives: February 2019

Demand for Folding Paperboard Boxes to reach $12.8 Billion in 2022

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Demand for folding paperboard boxes is expected to grow 3.9% per year through 2022 to $12.8 billion. In 2018, the Trump administration levied a 10% tariff on folding cartons from China that was scheduled to increase to 25% on January 1, 2019; however, in December 2018, China and the US agreed on a temporary suspension of tariff increases. If tariffs continue to […]

Astron Paper & Board Mill Limited Commissions New Plant at Halvad, Morbi

Astron Paper & Board Mill

Astron Paper & Board Mill Limited is currently operating at almost 90% capacity utilization of its PM-1 located at Halvad, Gujarat with installed capacity of 96,000 tonnes per annum. With the commencement of commercial production for the new line PM-2, the installed capacity has increased by 33,000 tonnes/Year. In the last one year, the company […]

Rottneros completes pulp capacity expansion


Rottneros has completed its Agenda 500 investment programme, which aimed at increasing the company’s production capacities. The company said in its presentation of financial results for 2018 that its annual pulp capacity after the investments is estimated to be about 440,000 tpy. However, capacity is not yet fully utilized. Rottneros said it was now focussing […]

Barcelona’s cartonboard now sold by RDM’s marketing organisation


After finalization of the takeover of Barcelona Cartonboard in November 2018, Reno de Medici (RDM) will now sell the company’s paperboard via its own marketing organization in all European markets except for Portugal. In Spain and France, a combination of the two will be implemented. According to RDM, Barcelona Cartonboard is the seventh biggest producer […]

Berli Jucker Cellox chooses A.Celli Paper for its investment in Thailand

A.Celli Paper

A.Celli Paper announces the beginning of a valuable collaboration with Berli Jucker Cellox Co. Ltd., to supply the latest generation E-WIND T100 rewinder dedicated to the production of tissue paper for the capacity expansion project at Prachinburi plant.   The new rewinder will be used for all types of high quality tissue paper, weighing from […]

New paper mill to be constructed in Eastern Germany


According to Euwid Paper, Progroup will build its new paper mill in Sandersdorf-Brehna near Bitterfeld in Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2019. The investment amounts to a total of €375 million for the construction of the paper machine, according to Euwid. The machine will produce recycled fluting and […]

SCA inaugurates world’s largest pulp mill

SCA inaugurates

Thursday February 14, His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf inaugurated SCA’s pulp mill Östrand in Timrå. The expandsion of the mill is one of Sweden’s largest industrial investments ever.   More than 300 guests came to take part in the grand opening of the Östrand pulp mill. The guests were an international gathering of […]

Specialty Pulp & Paper Chemicals market valuation $3.2 billion by 2026

Pulp & Paper Chemicals market

According to the research study by Acumen Research and Consulting, the global specialty pulp & paper chemicals is market size is anticipated to around USD 27.0 billion by 2026, this market is anticipated to grow with 3.1% CAGR during the forecast time period. The increasing prominence of functional chemicals that deliver excellent optical properties and […]

Valmet to supply automation system update to Metsä Tissue Mänttä mill

Mänttä mill

Valmet will supply an automation system update and expansion for Gasum’s project at the Metsä Tissue Mänttä mill in Finland. As part of the project, the mill will replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) with Gasum’s low-emission liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the burners of the drying processes on its tissue machines.   The order is […]

Frugalpac opens new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales


Frugalpac, a UK-based manufacturer of fully recyclable coffee cups made from recycled paper, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales, to produce Frugal Cups. The ‘Frugal Cup’ offers an environmentally-friendly solution for cafes and consumers seeking an alternative to non-recyclable disposable cups. Frugalpac’s new factory is part of an 18,000 square foot […]