Tag Archives: Spain

Andritz to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Kartogroup, Spain

Andritz has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a new high-temperature PrimeDry Hood HT and an air system for a tissue machine rebuild at the mill in Burriana, Spain. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2024. The new gas-heated hood will enable Kartogroup to achieve a higher drying capacity with […]

Lucart factories in Nyergesújfalu and Laval sur Vologne obtain ISO 45001 safety certification

After Porcari, Diecimo, Torre di Mosto, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Avigliano, Altopascio in Italy), Artziniega in Spain), Blackmore Park in UK) the factories of Nyergesújfalu in Hungary and Laval sur Vologne, in France, have also obtained ISO 45001:2018 certification on the health and safety management system. This is an important recognition, which brings the total number […]

Saica Group unveils its R&DI centre

The Saica Group has unveiled its Research, Development & Innovation (R&D&I) Centre at its El Burgo de Ebro plant in Zaragoza, Spain. Launched as part of the company’s 80th anniversary celebrations, the centre will service Saica’s four divisions globally: Saica Natur, Saica Paper, Saica Pack and Saica Flex. The new R&D&I Centre will allow teams […]

Spain’s paper and paperboard imports decline slightly to $1.1M in July 2023

In July 2023, after two months of growth, there was significant decline in purchases abroad of paper and paperboard (creped, crinkled, embossed or perforated), when their volume decreased by -15.6% to 380 tons. In general, total imports indicated a pronounced increase from July 2022 to July 2023: its volume increased at an average monthly rate […]

Sofidel CEO named 2023 game changer by Store Brands

Luigi Lazzareschi, the CEO of Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, has been recognized as a 2023 Store Brands Game Changer. For the past three years, Store Brands has recognized private-label organization leaders and brands across the world whose innovative ideas are driving positive change in the industry. Lazzareschi […]

Sofidel Investing $185 Million to Increase Capacity of Its Circleville, Ohio Tissue Mill

Sofidel announced that it is investing $185 million to increase production capacity at its tissue mill in Circleville, Ohio. The project involves the construction of a new building that will house a new Valmet DCT 200 tissue machine. The new machine will have the capacity to produce 70,000 metric tons per year. The Circleville plant, […]

Glatfelter and Ekman Initiate Partnership to Sell Abaca Pulp Globally

Glatfelter has entered into an agreement with Ekman & Co. to market Glatfelter’s high quality, specialty Abaca pulp exclusively through Ekman’s global sales agency platform. Glatfelter has increased its market capacity of Abaca pulp and is partnering with Ekman’s global sales organization to reach new and innovative markets for this fiber. Abaca is a unique, […]

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 […]

Albany International to Acquire Heimbach Group for EUR 153 Million

Albany International on June 14 announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Heimbach Group, a leading supplier of paper machine clothing, in an all cash transaction valued at approximately EUR 153 million, including the assumption of EUR 21 million net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Albany […]

DS Smith to expand its Cartogal packaging plant in Spain

The Cartogal packaging plant located in the town of A Pobra do Caramiñal, in Galicia, Spain, will soon see an increase in size, production and storage capacity after a milestone investment of 11.35 million euros, according to DS Smith. The major investment and expansion plans aim to improve service to customers, as well as to […]