Tag Archives: brown recycled containerboard

Stora Enso Announces Restructuring Measures, Including Closures and Employee Cuts

Stora Enso is planning to restructure actions to strengthen the Group’s long-term competitiveness, improve profitability and focus capital allocation in strategic growth markets. Stora Enso is also taking the next step in driving a decentralised operating model targeting increased customer centricity, business focus and cost reductions. The planned restructuring actions, combined with previously initiated negotiations […]

Domtar celebrating the Kingsport Mill grand reopening

Domtar executives and employees joined state and local dignitaries for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Kingsport Mill grand reopening celebration. The event marked the completion of the mill’s conversion into our first 100 percent recycled containerboard facility. The two-year project transformed the mill’s uncoated freesheet paper machine into the second-largest 100 percent-recycled containerboard machine in […]

Russian authorities reject sale of Mondi Syktyvkar mill for Euro 1.5 billion

The Russian authorities have not approved the sale of Mondi’s Syktyvkar mill in the Komi Republic, Russia. A possible reason is too high a transaction price. The Syktyvkar assets were planned to be sold to Augment  Investments Limited for RUB 95 billion (Euro 1.5 billion). Augment is an investment vehicle majority owned by Viktor Kharitonin, comprising […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Two Percent in Q2 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) was essentially flat […]

Total Fiber Recovery announces $80 million investment in new recycled pulp facility

Total Fiber Recovery (TFR) will construct an $80 million recycled pulp production facility in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. The new facility and company is called Total Fiber Recovery of Chesapeake (TFRC) and is a joint venture between CellMark and Bulk Handling Systems, an affiliate of Total Fiber Recovery, and the ones who are furnishing […]

Andritz paper technology sets new standards in containerboard production

The PM10 at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, Austria, that was rebuilt by ANDRITZ has become the world’s fastest converted containerboard production machine with speeds of up to 1,450 m/min at a basis weight ranging from 70 to 140 g/m². Over the last few years, ANDRITZ converted the PM10 from production of […]

SCA to increase kraftliner prices by €100 per tonne

SCA increases the prices on white and brown kraftliner in Europe by €100 per tonne. The new price is valid from April 1, 2022. – We see good demand in the market for kraftliner while supply is limited. Increased costs are evident and must be managed in order to safeguard stable supply of sustainable kraftliner, […]

Rengo to build new containerboard mill in Vietnam

Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that Vina Kraft Paper Co., Ltd., its joint venture in Vietnam, has decided to construct a new production base for containerboard. The total annual demand for containerboard in Vietnam is approximately 3 million tons (2019), and it is expected to grow at an annual rate of 6-7% due to continuing foreign […]

Smurfit Kappa agrees to acquire recycled containerboard mill in Italy

Smurfit Kappa Group plc has acquired Verzuolo, a containerboard business in Northern Italy, for a cash consideration of €360 million. The Verzuolo mill owned by the Burgo Group, is situated close to the port of Savona in the northwest of Italy. The PM9 machine was newly constructed in 2002 and converted into a 600,000 tonne […]

Solidus Solutions to hike board price increases from 1 June

Dutch Solidus Solutions has announced price increases for the board and board packaging from 1 June 2021. According to Euwid, a price increase for all solid board and coreboard grades by €30/t and consequently all converted solid board packaging products by 3.5 percent, will both be effective for deliveries as of 1 June 2021. “The […]