Tag Archives: paper machinery

Saica Group acquires Ecovidal to strengthen its presence in the Madrid region

Saica Group has reached an agreement to acquire the total shares of the waste management and collection company, Ecovidal-Miguel Vidal e Hijos. Through this acquisition, Saica Natur strengthens its presence in the Henares corridor, an important business, industrial and residential area in the north-east of Madrid region. The acquired company has 25 employees and in […]

Andritz to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

Andritz has received an order from Rondo Ganahl AG to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to be installed in its paper mill in Frastanz, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for end of 2024. This upgrade will help the customer make his paper mill fit for the future to meet growing demands in the production process. ANDRITZ […]

Georgia-Pacific to invest $150 at its tissue mill in Halsey, Oregon

Georgia-Pacific announced a $150 million investment in its retail consumer tissue business at its mill in Halsey, Oregon. Investments to the Halsey mill will increase production capacity for high quality bath tissue, with initial production expected in 2025. By the end of this project, Georgia-Pacific will have invested over $200 million in paper machine and converting assets at Halsey since 2022. Georgia-Pacific announced a $150 […]

Andritz starts up largest high-kappa fiberline in China for Nanning Sun Paper

International technology group ANDRITZ has started up a state-of-the-art, highly efficient fiber line and lime kiln plant at Nanning Sun Paper’s pulp and paper mill in Nanning, Guangxi Province, China. Zang Zijia, Project Director, Nanning Sun Paper, said, “Start-up of the fiber line and lime kiln went very smoothly. The project progressed quickly, the start-up […]

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 […]

ANDRITZ complements its process control product portfolio by acquiring NAF valve business

ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with Flowserve Corporation based in Texas, USA, to take over its NAF AB engineers, designs and builds Flowserve’s NAF control valve portfolio. It is a leading supplier with long-standing experience in providing process control valves for pulp and paper and other related industries. With 50 employees at the facility in Linköping, Sweden, it […]

ABB signs €500 million EIB financing

ABB and the European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, have signed a €500 million financing agreement to support ABB’s research and development in its Electrification business area. Global demand for electricity is growing 10 times faster than other energy sources.1 Addressing this increasing demand in the context of the energy […]

New paper recycling plant to be built in South East Queensland, Australia

One of Australia’s biggest paper recycling facilities will be built in South East Queensland with plans to turn 220,000 tonnes of waste paper and cardboard from across Queensland and northern New South Wales into pulp annually for export. The Albanese and Queensland Labor Governments have partnered with Brisbane-based national company AusWaste Recycling to build a […]

Paper Excellence extends curtailment of paper operations at Catalyst Crofton mill

Paper Excellence Canada announced that the curtailment of its paper operations at the Catalyst Crofton facility will be extended to the end of February 2024 due to challenging market conditions which have not recovered as anticipated. The continued curtailment means that approximately 70 paper operations employees will not return to work in December. Paper Excellence […]

Essity Joins European Research Project Sustronics in Development of Eco-friendly Sensor Technology

Essity announced that it has joined the European research project Sustronics, an EU-funded project with the goal of moving the European electronics industry towards eco-friendly electronics and the development of cutting-edge functionalities. Sustronics is a project within Horizon Europe, the EU’s key funding program for research and innovation with a budget of EUR 95.5 billion. […]