Tag Archives: EMEA

Kemira announces a multi-million euro investment in water treatment chemicals production in the UK

Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries, announces a significant capacity extension of its ferric sulfate water treatment chemicals production line in Goole, UK. The additional 70 000 tons capacity investment helps meet the growing demand for coagulants due to the new and stricter Asset Management Plan 7 and 8 regulation […]

Valmet to Deliver Recovery Boiler Upgrade to Lecta’s Torraspapel Mill in Spain

Valmet will deliver a recovery boiler upgrade to Lecta Group’s Torraspapel combined pulp and paper mill in Zaragoza, Spain. According to Valmet, the primary target of the upgrade is to increase the recovery boiler’s black liquor capacity. The upgrade will also reduce the mill’s emission levels and improve the water side of the boiler, hence […]

International Paper reports Q2 net earnings of $235 million

International Paper (IP) reported Q2 2023 financial results. Net earnings were $235 million ($0.68 per diluted share), Adjusted operating earnings were $204 million ($0.59 per diluted share). “In the Q2, the operations of International Paper continued to run well and we managed our businesses effectively in a challenging demand environment,” said Mark Sutton, Chairman and CEO. “We continued to advance our Building […]

Valmet to deliver a wash press to Holmen Paper AB’s Braviken mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a TwinRoll wash press to Holmen Paper AB’s Braviken mill in Sweden. The start-up is scheduled for April 2024. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. Its value will not be disclosed. Holmen’s paper mill located in Braviken, Sweden, has a total annual capacity of 605,000 […]

Kemira and Metsä Group to accelerate sustainability cooperation on new product or raw material

Kemira and Metsä Group have agreed to jointly develop a new sustainable product or raw material related to the forest industry by 2027. As major industrial players, the two companies are well-positioned to reduce the environmental impacts of the forest industry value chain. Sustainability is an integral part of Kemira’s and Metsä Group’s strategies. Kemira’s […]

Graphic Packaging International Moving Its Bristol, UK, Packaging Operations to New Site

Graphic Packaging International is moving its Bristol, UK beverage packaging manufacturing operations to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby, creating up to 30 new jobs in the process. The move to the 255,000-square-foot factory — twice the size of its current base in the Fishponds area — comes in response to increasing worldwide demand for fiber-based […]

Valmet to Deliver Coating Section Upgrade with Electric Heated Air Dryers to Stora Enso Imatra Mills

Valmet announced that it will upgrade the coating section of Board Machine 5 at Stora Enso Imatra Mills, Tainionkoski in Finland. In addition to electric heated OptiDry Coat air dryers, the upgrade includes a drying capacity increase in the coating section, a new wire loop to the existing dryer group and automation. The upgrade will […]

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in EMEA with immediate effect

Kemira will increase prices for all product lines in both of its segments in EMEA region effective immediately. Costs for electricity and natural gas have rapidly increased and add to the general inflationary trends of the recent months. Therefore the commercial conditions need to be adjusted accordingly. The price increases will be substantial and vary by […]

Kemira to launch a new Growth Accelerator unit

Kemira launches a new Growth Accelerator unit to drive Kemira’s long-term growth for selected strategic initiatives. The new unit has two main objectives: to accelerate commercialization of new and unique biomaterials into Kemira’s current markets and to create business opportunities in new adjacent markets for both new and existing Kemira products.   Kemira’s strategy targets […]

International Paper announces senior leadership transition

International Paper announced today that Sharon R. Ryan, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, will retire effective June 30, 2022. “Sharon has been an exceptional business partner and mentor throughout her 34 years of service,” said International Paper Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark S. Sutton. “I appreciate all her accomplishments and contributions […]