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Suzano acquires 2,000 sq km in Brazil

Suzano, the world’s largest hardwood pulp producer, has completed the purchase of over 2,000 square kilometers (206,000 hectares), for the total price of US$667 million. The land represents an area similar to the size of Tokyo and brings into Suzano’s direct ownership a number of eucalyptus plantation forests it currently manages under a long-term leasing […]

Valmet adjusts its strategy to include Flow Control

Valmet’s Board of Directors has decided to adjust Valmet’s strategy to include Flow Control and align Valmet’s financial targets with Valmet’s financial reporting structure. Valmet’s new strategy is: Valmet develops and supplies competitive and reliable process technologies, services and automation to the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet’s automation business covers a wide base of […]

Valmet to deliver electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås

Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Valmet’s scope of supply includes the release of the world’s first electrical folding machine […]

ABB creates spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. The ABB team created a recommended spares and gap analysis using mySpareParts Manager, an ABB-facing tool that built a custom report with required distributed control system (DCS) spare parts […]

UPM begins commissioning phase for the future start-up of its Paso de los Toros pulp mill

The UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill was recently granted approval by the Uruguayan environmental authorities for its commissioning plan enabling UPM to begin the testing phase for pulp production equipment at the new plant. The commissioning tasks, including mechanical, hydraulic and efficiency tests, and the respective adjustment of various production equipment, will be […]

Cellwood Machinery to supply dispersing units to Maruti Paper and Padmavati Paper

Cellwood Machinery will supply dispersing units for upgrading projects to Maruti Paper and Padmavati Paper in India. The dispersing units will help our customers to improve the quality of Kraft Paper production. The start-up of the new units is scheduled for the beginning of 2023. About the customer Maruti Paper: Maruti Papers Limited commenced production in […]

Klabin launches paperboard made from microfibrillated pulp for multipacks

Committed to bringing innovative and sustainable solutions to the market, Klabin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of packaging paper and paper packaging, has developed a new version of its paperboard Klamulti, designed for beverage packaging (multipack), which now has microfibrillated pulp (MFC) in its composition. This innovation, led by the Product Development and Technology Center […]

Kemira to launch a new Growth Accelerator unit

Kemira launches a new Growth Accelerator unit to drive Kemira’s long-term growth for selected strategic initiatives. The new unit has two main objectives: to accelerate commercialization of new and unique biomaterials into Kemira’s current markets and to create business opportunities in new adjacent markets for both new and existing Kemira products.   Kemira’s strategy targets […]

Voith introduces InduraClean heavyweight cleaning system

Voith has introduced its new InduraClean (IDC) product family as part of its BlueLine stock preparation portfolio. The system consists of an improved cleaner bank, which can be combined with both the new InduraClean IDC-4 and optimized InduraClean IDC-5. Depending on requirements, the focus of the modular cleaning technology can be on significantly increased production, energy reduction […]

PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio

With two new patent applications filed last week, PulPac continues to expand the Dry Molded Fiber patent portfolio. The new patent applications are directed to ejection elements in connection to the forming mold. The main purpose of the ejection elements is to release the product from mold parts for an easy removal of the products. […]