Tag Archives: UK

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, […]

Nijhuis Saur Industries completes the acquisition of Veolia’s European mobile water services division

Nijhuis Saur Industries (part of Saur Group) announces that it has finalized the Group’s acquisition of Veolia’s European Mobile Water Services division based on the anti-trust commitments made by Veolia to the European Commission. The former Mobile Water Services will now become Nijhuis Saur Industries’ Mobile Water Solutions division, one of Europe’s leading providers of […]

ABB selected by DS Smith to upgrade Kemsley Mill in the UK

ABB has been awarded a new contract by long-term customer, sustainable packaging company DS Smith, to fulfil a vision of highly automated, connected, and secure operations at their Kemsley Mill in the UK. The Kent mill is the second largest recovered fiber-based paper operation in Europe, boasting an annual production capacity of over 840,000 tons. […]

Kemira increases prices for all product lines in Pulp & Paper Americas

During 2020 and early 2021, the pandemic-driven shift to stay-at-home work, where people print less, brought a dip in demand for office paper. Now with workers heading back to the office, a new survey commissioned by Stora Enso indicates an expected recovery for office printing paper. “This is good news for the industry,” says Stora […]

BillerudKorsnäs to divest its paper mill in Beetham, UK

BillerudKorsnäs is in a process with the aim of divesting the paper mill in Beetham, UK. The process is ongoing and no binding agreement to divest the mill has yet been entered into. Since BillerudKorsnäs’ machine glazed (MG) paper business has primarily been focused in Skärblacka, the strategic importance of Beetham to the rest of […]

Smurfit Kappa announces new eCommerce packaging laboratory in the UK

Smurfit Kappa has announced the opening of a new International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) certified lab at its new eCommerce packaging facility in Northampton, UK. This brings with it an expansion of Smurfit Kappa’s network of packaging testing labs and centres that support retailers and producers to develop, test and launch disruptive packaging solutions for […]