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Valmet has been included in the DJSI World and Europe indices for the tenth consecutive year

Valmet has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the tenth consecutive year. The company was listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe indices. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index evaluates companies’ ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) performance and the capability to improve continuously. Valmet scored high, especially in innovation management as […]

Metsä Group and Quant Finland agree on a common goal to reduce fossil oil consumption

Metsä Group and industrial maintenance service provider Quant Finland have agreed to halve the consumption of fossil hydraulic oil together in Metsä Group’s plywood and Kerto LVL mills by 2027 compared to 2022. Quant is Metsä Group’s maintenance service partner at its Kerto LVL and plywood mills located in Lohja, Punkaharju, Suolahti, Äänekoski and Pärnu. […]

Metsä Wood and SRV have signed an agreement to build a Kerto LVL mill in Äänekoski

Metsä Wood and construction firm SRV have formalized an agreement for the construction of Metsä Wood’s forthcoming Kerto® LVL mill in Äänekoski, Finland. SRV will serve as the principal contractor for this project, which will be executed as a collaborative project management contract. Jaakko Anttila, EVP of Metsä Wood, explains, “We selected SRV as our […]

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 […]

Kemira announces energy surcharge for all product lines in North America

Kemira is implementing a 4% energy surcharge for all Pulp and Paper process and functional chemistries across North America for all non-contract customers, effective October 1, 2022. The surcharge announced in April for inorganic coagulants sold through our Industry & Water segment remains in effect. As direct and indirect energy costs continue to rise, Kemira […]

Metsä Fibre announces changes in its management team

Metsä Fibre recently announced the following changes in its management team : MSc (Eng.), MBA (Econ.) Timi Hyppänen is appointed Senior Vice President, Supply Chain of Metsä Fibre, and a member of the company’s Management Team as of 1 January 2022. In his new role, Hyppänen will report to Metsä Fibre’s CEO Ismo Nousiainen. MSc (Eng.) […]

Kemira selected as primary chemical supplier for Cascades’ new recycled board mill

Kemira has been selected as the primary chemical supplier for Cascades’ new recycled board mill in North America. Cascades, a Canadian-based leading producer of sustainable packaging solutions, is converting their Bear Island mill in Virginia, US, to a containerboard machine that will produce lightweight 100% recycled linerboard and medium grades for the North American market. […]

DS Smith partners with Trimble to drive digitalization at its paper mills

Following a successful trial, DS Smith has adopted Trimble’s powerful data mining platform, Wedge, at a paper mill in Kemsley in Kent – the largest mill for recycled papers in the UK. The online system, Wedge, has helped the Kemsley mill deliver a more consistent and higher-performing production process and ultimately an improved product through its […]