Monthly Archives: August 2022

Mondi opens laboratory that tests paper product recyclability

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, opened the Group’s first recycling laboratory at its Frantschach mill in Austria to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings.   Conducting recycling tests in-house speeds up the process for developing sustainable packaging. While paper packaging offers many sustainability benefits, […]

ProJet successfully starts up Tail Cutter & Deckle Cutter at Neenah Paper

ProJet, Meerssen, Netherlands have successfully started up 1 Tail & Deckle Cutter at Neenah Paper in Stevens Point, Wi. ProJet fully supported the customer and a joint successful commissioning of the systems was achieved. Neenah is producing Specialty Paper Grades on a 160 in. wide machine with very frequent deckle changes. Neenah selected ProJet as […]

Sawlog and pulpwood prices in Sweden increased in Q2 2022

The roundwood prices on delivery timber increased for both sawlog and pulpwood in Sweden during the second quarter of 2022 in comparison to the first quarter of 2022,  according to the Swedish Forest Agency. The sawlog price increased by 3 percent and pulpwood by almost 9 percent.   Regionally, the greatest increase in sawlog prices was […]

nterview with Seth Kursman, VP, Corporate Communications, Sustainability, and Government Affairs, by Aidan Starosta

An important part of working in a corporate office is networking within the company. Resolute Forest Products promotes this practice and encourages us, interns, to interact with multiple departments. Although I am in the Logistics department, the Political Science major in me is interested in sustainability and government affairs. This interest led me to Seth […]

Nordic Paper Temporarily Stops Production at Greaker Mill Due to High Electricity Costs in Norway

Nordic Paper said that it has decided to stop production for three days at its Greaker paper mill in Norway due to the current high daily price for electricity. The company said the production downtime will have a marginal financial impact on its third-quarter results. The plant is part of the segment Natural Greaseproof and […]

InfibraFiner wins the Focus Open 2022 Baden-Württemberg International Design Silver Award

Design experts have awarded the new InfibraFiner refiner from Voith with the Focus Open 2022 Baden-Württemberg International Design Award in silver. The InfibraFiner represents the latest generation of Voith refiners and is part of Voith’s successful BlueLine product family. The committee was convinced by the design, innovative strength and future viability of the solutions, as […]

Kyoto Group signs LoI with Glomma Papp for thermal energy storage solution

Kyoto Group AS and Glomma Papp AS have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI). The two companies will enter negotiations of a supply agreement for Kyoto’s Thermal Energy Storage (TES) solution, the Heatcube™.   Glomma Papp, a Norwegian corrugated cardboard manufacturer, and Kyoto will jointly complete a detailed technical and commercial evaluation of the feasibility […]

Valmet Investing EUR 18 Million in Press Felt Production in Finland

Valmet said that it is investing EUR 18 million to further develop its press felt production facilities in Tampere, Finland. The investment involves new press felt machinery and equipment, including a new pre-needling line and a new needling line. “We target to operate the most modern, efficient and sustainable press felt production unit in the […]

Arauco plans to start up new BEK pulp line in late October

Arauco’s MAPA project is close to completion. The new pulp line will have a capacity of 1.56 million tpy of bleached eucalyptus (BEK) pulp. The new bleached eucalyptus (BEK) pulp line of Chilean Arauco is expected to start up by the end of October. Empresas Copec, Arauco’s parent company, announced on 19 August that the […]

Andritz secures order from Taiwan

New contract Austria’s Andritz, provider of technology and solutions for various industries including the pulp and paper sector, has received an order to supply a PrimeLine COMPACT M1600 tissue production line (PM10) to a mill located in Chingshui, Taiwan, operated by local company Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products.   The new machine’s start-up is scheduled for […]