Monthly Archives: April 2019

Arctic Paper signs 15-year agreement with Adven AB

Arctic Paper

Arctic Paper has concluded a 15-year agreement with Advent AB on sustainable energy supply to the Group’s paper mill in Munkedal, Sweden. The agreement ensures lower, more stable and predictable energy costs and reduces CO2-emissions, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. Adven AB will construct, own and operate a […]

Klabin to build almost 1 million t of kraftliner capacity


Brazilian paper and board manufacturer Klabin will go ahead with its mega-investment project in Ortigueira in the country’s Paraná state. The company’s management has approved the installation of two new kraftliner machines along with two integrated pulp lines. The new machines will give rise to 920,000 tpy of additional capacity for unbleached as well as white-top kraftliner […]

Smurfit Kappa plans two-week downtime at Pitea kraftliner mill

Smurfit Kappa

The Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) will take downtime at its Pitea kraftliner mill in Sweden. The company announced several modernization measures for the site, which will be carried out during a 15-day shutdown in May. SKG plans to upgrade the site’s cooking plant and recovery boiler, increasing their sustainability and efficiency and improving pulp quality. […]

Kraftliner prices in Germany continue to slide in March

kraftliner prices

Excess supply on Germany’s kraftliner market led to softening prices. This is particularly true for brown kraftliner, but white-top kraftliner is affected too. Kraftliner prices on the German market continued trending downwards in March. Industry observers reported noticeable delivery declines compared to the previous year. This is particularly true for the brown grades. The excess […]

KaiCell, mill site pre-agreement signed


According to the survey, the impact on the total output of Finland is close to one billion euros and over 700 million euros in the Kainuu province alone (Finland). The on-going biorefinery project has a very remarkable impact on regional economy and employment. Through the indirect effects of the biorefinery, 1190 jobs are created in […]

Leading paper manufacturer PAPELERA NACIONAL S.A. profits from green energy


The anaerobic plant will convert organic contamination present in the wastewater to up to 4,200 Nm3 of biogas, which when utilized as a fuel, is an equivalent of 2,818 kg fuel oil per day. PANASA has been producing kraft paper since 1968. Throughout the years the company has increased its production, installed new equipment and optimized […]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö one of the first companies within its industry to be ISO 45001 certified

Ahlstrom Munksjö paper

The long-term goal is an accident-free workplace and in order to achieve this target, the company is certifying its plants with the ISO 45001-standard. To achieve the long-term target and to ensure a safe working environment, Ahlstrom-Munksjö focuses on preventative activities, behavior-based safety interactions, safety inspections, auditing and tailored safety training. The performance is managed through systematic […]

A.Celli iDEAL® forged YD: a new state-of-the-art Yankee has been shipped to Mexico


A.Celli Paper delivered another iDEAL® Forged_YD new generation Yankee. Particularly, we are talking about a valuable collaboration with the Mexican customer Grupo Corporativo Papelera, sealed with an agreement for the supply of a new generation iDEAL® Forged_YD – 16” Yankee Cylinder for the El Tepetloxto plant, in Mexico. iDEAL® forged YD is the new production technology, conceived and patented […]

Fabio Perini Digital Tissue™: in 6 months over 130 lines worldwide connected with the Lucca headquarters

Fabio Perini

  Six months after its disclosure, Fabio Perini Spa takes stock of Digital Tissue™, the suite of digital solutions for the tissue ecosystem aimed at optimizing the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the lines: as of today, over one hundred thirty lines all over the world (between Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa) are connected to the […]