Monthly Archives: September 2021

Total US printing-writing paper shipments up 14 Percent in August

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, a forestry group promoting sustainable bioeconomy, starts up a new tissue line in Germany to provide sustainable hygiene products to the Western European region. With the new line we are aiming to serve the growing professional hygiene market predominantly with our Katrin brand. The new Metsä Tissue line in it’s Raubach mill in Germany produces folded tissue hand towels for professional use. With the additional capacity provided by the […]

Valmet to supply coated board making and BCTMP production lines to Asian customer

Valmet will supply a coated board making line and a bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) production line with automation solutions, as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customer in Asia. The board making line with high productivity will produce very high-quality folding coated board grades.   The board machine […]

ProJet receives order for a Dual Tail Cutter for Neenah Inc in Wisconsin, USA

ProJet received an order for a Dual Cutter, also called Tail & Deckle Cutter, for the Wire Section of PM1 at Neenah Paper Inc., Stevens Point, WI. Neenah, worldwide manufacturer of Specialty Papers operates a 150 in. wide machine in Stevens Point. PM 1 has very frequent deckle changes, up to 30 a week. Neenah […]

Valmet to supply a high-capacity winder to Norske Skog in France

Valmet will supply a high-capacity OptiWin Pro winder to Norske Skog’s Golbey mill in France. The main target of Norske Skog Golbey is to have one winder to handle the 550,000-tonne capacity of the converted high-speed and high-capacity paper machine PM 1, following the paper machine conversion from production of newsprint to production of recycled […]

Andritz to supply a complete tissue production line to Asia Symbol

Andritz has received an order from Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper to supply a complete tissue production line – from stock preparation to a double-width tissue machine (TM13), including automation – for energy-efficient production of high-quality grades at its mill in Jiangmen Xinhui, China. Start-up is planned for the end of 2022. The tissue machine of […]

Andritz to convert paper machine from newsprint to packaging paper production for Volga Pulp and Paper Mill

Andritz has received an order from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, to supply a new OCC line as well as to convert its PM 6, a newsprint paper machine, to a packaging paper machine. Start-up is scheduled for the spring of 2023. After the conversion, PM 6 will produce […]

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens to supply CP line for Indian customer Tufropes

Voith and Truetzschler Nonwovens will supply a flexible, high-performance nonwovens production line to the Tufropes site in Gujarat The main application will be environmentally friendly, biodegradable hygiene wipes made from renewable raw materials India has a huge potential concerning hygiene-related nonwoven products. Wet and dry wipes lift hygienic standards in baby and body care. Since […]

Kemira increases prices of polymers

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all polymers globally to Industry & Water, Pulp & Paper, and Oil & Gas businesses. As global demand continues to rebound post-Covid, the supply of key raw materials remains heavily constrained. The supply-demand balance is significantly increasing the cost of raw materials, logistics, packaging, and utilities. […]

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec has launched the new generation design of its shoe press TT NextPress, featuring superior drying performances and energy savings, resulting from R&D activities in cooperation with Voith. TT NextPress delivers a stable after-press dryness rate of more than 47% on a tissue line operating above 2,000 mpm speed. This dryness level ensures a substantial reduction of […]

Russian Volga paper mill invests additional RUB 5 billion in expansion of production this year

JSC Volga, one of Russia’s largest paper and cardboard producers, invests more than 5 billion roubles in the production of packaging papers and cardboard this year, the company told in an exclusive interview The project will be implemented in cooperation with Andritz AG that will supply basic technological equipment for the needs of the company […]