Tag Archives: Austria paper industry

Sappi Europe Announces Major Paper Machine Modernization Project at Its Gratkorn Mill

Sappi Europe announced an upgrade and modernization project at its Gratkorn mill in Austria. The project will focus on Paper Machine 11 (PM11), which will undergo extensive modernization of automation and electrical equipment including drives, control systems, quality control and inspection systems as well as upgrades to the coating profile and other areas. The amount […]

Sappi realigns production of its non-wet strength wet-glue label papers

Due to growing demand, packaging and specialty paper manufacturer, Sappi Europe is expanding production of its successful Parade Label Pro label paper to include higher grammages. Sappi is also expanding production of premium paper from its Gratkorn mill in Austria to include its Alfeld mill in Germany – so ensuring greater security of supply to […]

Cardbox Packaging invests over Euro 14 million to expand Wolfsberg site in Austria

Cardbox Packaging Group’s announcement of the site expansion in Wolfsberg is resulting in over Euro 14 million investment not only in the new premises but especially in new machinery and automatization. This operation will significantly affect both Austrian sites of Cardbox Packaging. After the previous years of growth, the need for a physical expansion was […]

Höpperger successfully starts up Andritz ADuro G granulator for e-scrap recycling

Umweltschutz Höpperger has successfully completed the start-up of an ANDRITZ ADuro G-1600S granulator at its e-scrap recycling mill in Pfaffenhofen, Austria. The new ADuro G-1600S granulator is equipped with additional wear protection for higher lifetime. The machine can be maintained easily, reducing downtimes to a minimum and thus achieving higher production. The granulator replaces an […]

Mondi launches new lab in Austria

New facility opened UK- and Austria-based Mondi has announced it has launched its first recycling laboratory at the company’s Frantschach mill in Austria. The  producer aims to use the facility “to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings,” Mondi said in a statement.   “The ability to provide our customers with […]

Andritz to supply equipment to Paraguay

New deal Austria’s Andritz, provider of technology and solutions for various industries including the pulp and paper sector, has obtained an order to deliver process equipment and energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production equipment to a designed 1.8 million tonne per year year pulp mill which will be constructed in Concepción, Paraguay, by local company Paracel. […]

Andritz secures order from Taiwan

New contract Austria’s Andritz, provider of technology and solutions for various industries including the pulp and paper sector, has received an order to supply a PrimeLine COMPACT M1600 tissue production line (PM10) to a mill located in Chingshui, Taiwan, operated by local company Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products.   The new machine’s start-up is scheduled for […]

Essity acquires advanced wound care company in US

Hygiene and health company Essity has acquired the company Hydrofera. The company offers technology and products within advanced wound care. The purchase price amounts to USD 116m (approximately SEK 1.1bn) with a potential additional earnout amount of USD 15m (approximately SEK 137m) on a cash and debt free basis. The acquisition supports Essity’s strategic priority […]

Austrocel will not restart pulp mill until January

Austrocel, a specialty pulp and renewable energy company based in Austria, will not resume operations at the pulp mill in Hallein before January 2022, Euwid reports. The company expects regular production operations to be resumed swiftly, which means the first batches of pulp could be delivered to the market by the end of February. “In […]

Mondi Frantschach invests €20 million in sustainable pulp production

Mondi is investing €20 million to further improve the sustainability of its pulp production at the Frantschach mill in Austria. The mill, which is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2021, has already been self-sufficient in terms of energy for many years and supplies surrounding communities and industrial companies with surplus heat from the pulp production […]