Monthly Archives: November 2021

Types of tissue paper

Tissue papers Tissue paper is soft, feathery, lightweight, highly absorbent, tear resistant, disposable and relatively strong paper products. The tissue paper name originates from the French word “tissue”, which meaning cloth. Because of the tissue paper is as soft as cloth. It has become an important part in our daily life. Uses of this type […]

Andritz to supply a complete OCC line to Alizay Papier, France

Andritz has received an order from Alizay Papier SASU to supply a complete OCC line – including a reject treatment system – with a capacity of 1,400 bdmt/d to the mill in Alizay, France. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2022.ANDRITZ’s scope of supply comprises the entire equipment from pulping to the storage tower […]

Segezha Group expands biofuel production

Lesosibirsk Sawmills and Woodworking Plant , part of Segezha Group , has signed a contract with AS Hekotek, Estonia, for supplying a set of equipment for its pellet production facility. The launch of the facility is planned for Q2 2023. Investments into the project will reach 10.1 million euros. The production capacity is estimated at […]

Annual quantity of paper packaging paperboard exported by the United States from 2000 to 2020

 The United States exported 8.64 million metric tons of paper packaging and paperboard in 2020. The largest quantity of paper packaging and paperboard exported by the U.S. since 2000 was recorded in 2018, at 9.24 million metric tons. The United States was the largest exporter of paperboard and packaging paper worldwide.

Stora Enso’s wood-based battery material wins Metsä360 award

Stora Enso’s bio-based battery material Lignode® by Stora Enso has won the Metsä360 award in Finland. The EUR 30 000 prize, funded by the Marjatta and Eino Kolli Foundation was granted for the second time, was announced at the Lahti Science Day on 18 November 2021. The jury concluded that the renewable and non-toxic Lignode, […]

Russia experiences boom of domestic cardboard production

The volume of pulp production in Russia in January-September 2021 increased by 0.5%, while the production of paper and cardboard jumped by 7% over the same period, according to a recent report of the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).   Last year, the growth of the cardboard market in Russia was ensured by an […]

UPM preparing for temporary working conditions if talks with paperworkers union fail

UPM continues to aim for business-specific collective bargaining with the Paperworkers’ Union but has also begun preparations for arranging working conditions temporarily without a collective labour agreement until agreements with the union are signed. During this week UPM communicates the temporary terms of work to employees of businesses where the contractual party is the Paperworkers’ […]

Cepi fully supports efforts to halt deforestation and forest degradation

The European pulp and paper industry fully supports efforts and initiatives contributing to halt deforestation and forest degradation around the globe and recommends the EU to take effective and proportionate actions to counter this serious problem. Global deforestation and forest degradation have utterly adverse impacts on climate change and biodiversity loss, as they reduce carbon […]

Sappi invests more than €10 million in Kirkniemi Mill on decarbonisation journey

Sappi has approved an investment in Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland which enables a switch in its energy sourcing to renewable bioenergy. With this investment the mill’s direct fossil greenhouse gas emissions will reduce by ca. 90 percent, which is equivalent to 230 000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. “By reducing our use of fossil […]

Rayonier Advanced Materials hires Joshua C. Hicks to lead high purity cellulose business

Rayonier Advanced Materials announced recently that Joshua C. Hicks is joining the company as Senior Vice President, High Purity Cellulose to lead the High Purity Cellulose business. Hicks brings nearly 20 years of business leadership experience in the chemical and advanced materials industries, most recently as Vice President, Global Industrial Solutions for Univar Solutions, a […]