Tag Archives: chemical for paper

BTG Group to acquire Fitnir Analyzers Inc

BTG Group announces its intention to acquire FITNIR Analyzers Inc.. The acquisition of FITNIR Analyzers Inc. will represent a strategic milestone for BTG Group, broadening the product offerings in the pulp market. FITNIR specializes in pulp liquor property measurement (on-line and bench top units), which complements BTG’s offerings in Cooking, Bleaching and Chemical Recovery. Sunny […]

Metsä Group invests in startup FineCell

Metsä Group has made its second Swedish investment in FineCell (FineCellOx AB), developer of the FineCell technology and producer of CellOx dry cellulose powder. The company will use the EUR 1 million seed funding to improve its material application know-how, engage with potential customers, and finalise the material needed for making an investment decision concerning […]

Pulp & Beyond 2024

Pulp & Beyond is the leading forum bringing together the latest forest-based bioeconomy innovations, products, services and technologies as well as key people throughout the ecosystem. The traditional PulPaper event has been fully redesigned. The next generation for PulPaper, Pulp & Beyond 2024 is the leading forum bringing together the latest forest-based bioeconomy innovations, products, […]

PulPac reveals a phone tray insert

PulPac, a leader in dry molding technology, announces the latest addition to its “Highway Products”: the Dry Molded Fiber Phone Tray Insert. It is now offered to producers and represents another stride towards PulPac’s commitment to providing cost-effective, environmentally responsibly produced packaging alternatives. “We understand the importance of balancing sustainability with cost-effectiveness. This Phone Tray […]

Metsä Group’s Kemi bioproduct mill moves towards full capacity production

Kemi bioproduct mill is ramping up towards full capacity production and pulp deliveries to customers have started. It is planned to take approximately one year to reach full production capacity at the mill. “When starting up a mill of this size, it is already clear that the production process must be optimized and the right […]

Progroup to build containerboard machine at Sappi Stockstadt mill site

Progroup will acquire the site of the Stockstadt mill from Sappi and redevelop it for corrugated case material production. Representatives of Progroup AG and Sappi Stockstadt GmbH signed a contract to take over the paper and pulp mill site. The traditional paper site offers the successful family business Progroup the opportunity to design another site […]

Oxygen reactor feed MC pump improves O2 delignification

An Indian pulp and paper customer noticed that their MC pump was not up to par and sought help in reaching the targets on their production line. They suffered from low kappa reduction and high chemical consumption in the oxygen delignification stage. This was mainly due to the O2 stage feed pump limiting the pulp […]

Suzano invests R$490 million to expand fluff pulp capacity

Suzano, the world’s largest market pulp producer, announces it will invest R$490 million (approximately US$100 million) in a new fluff pulp line. The new capacity will enable Suzano to meet rising global demand and improve sustainability standards for absorbent, personal hygiene products, including baby and adult diapers, feminine hygiene, and pet pads. This investment will […]

AF&PA Releases Q3 2023 containerboard quarterly report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2023 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total Containerboard production in the third quarter of 2023 decreased 1% when compared to Q3 2022 and was down 8% compared to the same 9 months last year. Highlights include: Operating rates for all major grades decreased […]

Lecta: efficient, responsible water management as a priority

Water is essential in the pulp and paper industry, so Lecta prioritizes the efficient use of this valuable natural resource. Lecta’s mills have a high water recycling rate, and the amount discharged is almost equal to the intake. Even though outlet water is within regulated legal limits, Lecta continues to work on improving water quality […]