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Suzano to Reduce Production of Market Pulp in 2023 by Four Percent

Suzano on June 2 said it expects to reduce its production volume of market pulp by approximately 4% throughout the year when compared to its nominal production capacity and historical volumes. Suzano said its decision is based on the fact that this volume production would not bring adequate returns for the company during a more […]

Elopak to build new manufacturing plant in US

Elopak has announced that it will build a new plant in the USA to better serve its customers in the Americas and accelerate growth in the region. Elopak will invest around $50 million (including lease liability) in the new plant over the period 2023 – 2024. The investment will be financed by utilizing Elopak’s existing Revolving […]

Valmet to deliver key pulp mill technology to Shandong Huatai Paper’s new pulp mill in China

Valmet will deliver key pulp mill technology to Shandong Huatai Paper’s new pulp mill in the Shandong province in China. Valmet’s delivery includes cooking and fiberline, a recovery boiler, a lime kiln and a lime mud filter. The new pulp mill will produce 700,000 tonnes per year and is scheduled to start up at the […]

Ahlstrom’s Aspa mill invests in new inspection system

Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Web Inspection System for pulp dirt count to Ahlstrom’s Aspa mill in Sweden. The dirt measurement will cover the full width of production. The target is to improve the line efficiency of pulp drying and to achieve high quality of the pulp. The order was included in Valmet’s orders […]

Metsä Group and Andritz plan a lignin product demonstration plant at Äänekoski

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is planning to build a demonstration plant for a modified lignin product in cooperation with ANDRITZ . The aim is to develop the process to separate lignin from black liquor in pulp production and to further process it for new end-uses.   The demonstration plant would have a capacity […]

UPM Fibres announces possible temporary layoffs at Kaukas, Finland

UPM Fibres business area begins consultations with employee representatives at the Kaukas pulp mill, sawmill and wood reception to prepare for possible temporary production adjustment to address the market situation. As the raw material streams of the Kaukas pulp mill and sawmill are closely linked, also the sawmill prepares to adjust production. UPM Fibres prepares […]

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 […]

Liansheng Pulp and Paper successfully starts up two tissue machines

Liansheng Pulp & Paper has successfully started up two ANDRITZ tissue machines including stock preparation and automation systems at its mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China. The tissue machines of the type PrimeLineTM W 2000 have a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a working width of 5.65 m. Both are equipped with energy-saving components […]

Kadant and Indevco collaborate to produce enhanced paper

Kadant Lamort SAS, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., and Unikpakhellas S.A., an affiliate of Invdeco Group, are implementing a new stock preparation system that yields high-quality paper from a wide range of materials while reducing fiber loss and freshwater consumption. Unikpakhellas selected a comprehensive Kadant service package that includes engineering, erection supervision, commissioning, training, and […]

Suzano and Sofidel join forces for a pilot program to protect biodiversity in the Amazon region

Suzano, the world’s largest producer of hardwood pulp, and Sofidel, a leading European tissue paper producer, today announced “Together we plant the future”, a landmark three-year pilot project which will advance ecological conservation and restoration, alongside supporting socio-economic development in the Amazon region in Brazil[1]. This will be delivered with support and on-the-ground implementation from […]