Tag Archives: Austria

MM Board & Paper to modernize board machines at three mills in Austria, Germany and Slovenia

MM Board & Paper will rebuild the board machines in Frohnleiten, Austria; Neuss, Germany; and Kolicevo, Slovenia, during February-September 2023. The rebuild of board machine 3 in Frohnleiten, Austria, mill is scheduled from February to mid-March 2023. Fully automated and optimized production processes will significantly increase the efficiency of stock preparation while reducing specific energy consumption. […]

HS Timber sells its pellet distribution company in Austria

HS Timber Group GmbH announces the sale of PelletsOne GmbH to RWA Raiffeisen Ware Austria AG. The closing for the purchase was completed on 20 January, 2023 following approval by the relevant competition authority. The parties agreed not to disclose the contractual details. PelletsOne is a direct sales company for pellets in Austria, based in Wiener […]

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 […]

Andritz awards order for Dry End Tail Cutter to ProJet

ProJet will deliver a new dry end Tail Cutter to Andritz in Graz, Austria. The order was included in ProJet’s first quarter 2022 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The Tail Cutter is part of a big rebuild that Andritz is doing for a customer in Eastern Europe to improve […]

Global recovered paper market reaches $46.4B

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Recovered Paper – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings. In 2021, the global recovered paper market was finally on the rise to reach $46.4B after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average […]

Norske Skog appointed Paperboard as containerboard agent in Poland

For the Polish market, Norske Skog has appointed Paperboard, based in Warsaw, as their exclusive representative for sales of containerboard in this fast-growing market. Although a relatively young company, the Paperboard- team has decades of experience and a large network in the Polish paper- and packaging industry. Marketing Director of Norske Skog Bruck, Michael Schramböck […]

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 […]

Andritz to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Austria

Andritz has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. Start-up is scheduled for 2023. The scope of supply comprises: – Rebuild of the wire section, including major modifications […]

Kimberly-Clark wants to sell Swiss Niederbipp plant

Kimberly-Clark will part with its Niederbipp tissue mill in Switzerland. The company wants to either sell or close the site. It is currently in talks with a potential buyer. After a strategic review of its production operations in Western Europe, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KCC) is now in negotiations to sell its tissue mill in Niederbipp, Switzerland. […]