Tag Archives: papermaking

DS Smith launches global R&D centre

DS Smith recently announced the launch of our global Research & Development (R&D) and Innovation Centre, ‘R8’. The new facility is an industry-first and allows the company, its customers, and partners to accelerate the research and development of radically new packaging fulfillment solutions. Located near Birmingham in the UK, the R8 facility includes a 4,000m2 […]

New Leaf Paper acquires Arnold Grummer’s

New Leaf Paper, Inc has acquired Arnold Grummer’s LLC. The Wisconsin-based company distributes nationwide as the preferred supplier of hand papermaking kits. Arnold Grummer’s will remain in Wisconsin, with headquarters moving to New Leaf Paper in Appleton. Oversight of Arnold Grummer’s will move forward with Paul Bradshaw as President and Sabrina Schwietzer as Executive Vice […]

Voith, Visy and Appita hold joint energy summit on decarbonization in paper production

The leading full-line supplier Voith, in collaboration with its customer Visy, a global packaging and resource recovery company, held a two-day workshop on decarbonization in papermaking last week in Melbourne. This event was supported by Appita, the leading Australasian pulp and paper technical association. The Energy Summit brought together leaders and experts to discuss the […]

Voith and Essity develop groundbreaking concept for sustainable paper production

Saving CO2 emissions and energy are among the most important fields of action of our time. In recognition of this fact, Voith has developed a completely new, disruptive concept that allows CO2 neutral paper production. Moreover, the groundbreaking concept reduces fresh water consumption by up to 95 percent as well as energy consumption by up […]

In November, price for lumber exported from Russia to China dips 4%

In November 2022, the average price for the lumber exported from Russia to China slipped 4% compared to the previous month at $210 per m3, according to Lesprom . This is 13% less than a year ago when it was $241. The exports of lumber from Russia in China lost 6% year-on-year to 1,074 thousand m3 […]

Exports of plywood from Russia to China shoot 75% in November

In November 2022, the exports of plywood from Russia to China surged 75% year-on-year to 9.25 thousand m3. According to Lesprom , the average price for plywood exported from Russia to China in November 2022 expanded 8% compared to the previous month and amounted to $650 per m3. This is 17% less than a year ago […]

Stora Enso to Divest its Beihai Pulp and Paper Mill and Forestry Operations in China

Stora Enso has initiated a sales process for a possible divestment of its consumer board production site in Beihai, China. The divestment would also include the Group’s forestry operations in the surrounding region, which supply raw material to the Beihai site. The sales process supports Stora Enso’s strategy to focus on long-term profitable growth within […]

ND Paper Awarded $1 Million in Grant Funding for Efficiency Project at Rumford Mill in Maine

Maine Governor Janet Mills announced an award of $1 million from the final round of the Forest Recovery Initiative of her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to ND Paper for an upcoming project at the company’s Rumford Division to enhance the efficiency of its R15 packaging paper machine. “This financial support will greatly assist our […]

Suzano breaks ground on its Innovability Hub development in China

 Suzano China Innovability Hub, Suzano’s first R&D and innovation center in Asia, commenced construction at the Zhangjiang Science City in Shanghai. After its completion, the Innovability Hub will act as a dedicated center for developing new bio-based materials and applications, as well as cooperating with partners in China and overseas to drive sustainable development through […]

A.Celli will deliver paper rewinder to Qifeng Group

The business partnership between A.Celli Paper and Qifeng Group, which began more than 10 years ago, will be strengthened even more thanks to the order placed in October for a new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder, the sixth purchased over the years. Qifeng Group, a leading company in the production and sales of decorative paper, will […]