Tag Archives: biomaterials

Stora Enso opens new corrugated packaging production factory at De Lier, Netherlands

Stora Enso opens a new corrugated packaging production factory at De Lier, the Netherlands. The site is part of the recently acquired De Jong Packaging Group, now Business Unit Western Europe in the Packaging Solutions division. The expansion adds a new, second factory to the De Lier site and equips the facility with two new corrugators […]

Stora Enso Announces Restructuring Measures, Including Closures and Employee Cuts

Stora Enso is planning to restructure actions to strengthen the Group’s long-term competitiveness, improve profitability and focus capital allocation in strategic growth markets. Stora Enso is also taking the next step in driving a decentralised operating model targeting increased customer centricity, business focus and cost reductions. The planned restructuring actions, combined with previously initiated negotiations […]

FMW Industries to supply automated bale handling systems for the largest board machine in Europe

Stora Enso is converting its existing paper machine at the Oulu site from coated graphic papers to the production of high-quality coated primary fiber-based board. With a planned production volume of 750,000 tons per year, the plant will be one of the largest of its kind in Europe. FMW Industries will supply four fully automatic pulper […]

Stora Enso to close down paper machine at Anjala production unit in Finland

Stora Enso plans to consolidate its book paper production and permanently close one of the two paper machines at Anjala in Finland. The Group will start change negotiations concerning all employees at the integrated Anjalankoski site. The Anjalankoski site in Finland includes the Ingerois packaging board production unit and the Anjala paper production unit. Today, the […]

Voith to convert Stora Enso’s former paper machine into board machine at Oulu site in Finland

Stora Enso has entrusted the leading full-line supplier Voith with the conversion of a former paper machine. The machine at the northern Finnish site in Oulu previously produced coated graphic papers. After the successful conversion, the machine will produce high-quality folding boxboard and coated kraft back (CKB). With a production volume of 750,000 tons per […]

Stora Enso to Sell Hylte Newsprint Mill to Sweden Timber for EUR 18 Million

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper mill in Hylte, Sweden, and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planning mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The Hylte Mill in southwest Sweden is one of the largest newsprint mills in the world, and has […]

Stora Enso to Invest 80 Million EUR in Two Specialised Pulp Production Projects

Stora Enso strengthens its focus on specialized pulp grades by investing EUR 38 million in unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) production at its Enocell site in Finland and EUR 42 million in fluff pulp production improvement at its Skutskär site in Sweden. Stora Enso said the investments will support the growing consumer demand for non-bleached renewable […]

Stora Enso to Divest Its Maxau Paper Mill to Schwarz Produktion for EUR 210 Million

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper production site in Germany, and all related assets to Schwarz Produktion, part of Schwarz Group, one of the top retailers in the world. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 210 million. Closing is expected in the beginning of 2023, at the latest, subject to […]

Sappi Europe announces further price increases

Sappi Europe informs customers about ongoing challenges to cope with further increases of  pulp, energy, chemicals and transportation costs. Sappi Europe will therefore implement further price increases of between 6 and 12% across its entire Speciality Paper Portfolio. The increase will applied latest as of 1 June 2022, taking existing agreements into account. This will […]

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 […]