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Opal Considers Closure of White Paper Operations at Maryvale Mill Due to Wood Fiber Supply Shortage

Opal Australian Paper announced that it is “seriously considering” closing the “white side operations” (inkjet, printing and copy paper) of its Maryvale pulp and paper mill due to a supply shortage of timber used for the production of pulp. The mill is located in Maryvale, Victoria, Australia. Opal said it has been working to address […]

Paper sector in France is gradually growing this year

The paper sector in France is gradually growing this year, however, will probably be unlikely to exceed the results of 2021. In 2021, in France, the production of paper and cardboard increased by 7%, reaching 7.4 million tonnes, in line with the country’s economic recovery. The turnover of the sector amounted to 5.9 billion euros. […]

Kyoto Group signs LoI with Glomma Papp for thermal energy storage solution

Kyoto Group AS and Glomma Papp AS have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI). The two companies will enter negotiations of a supply agreement for Kyoto’s Thermal Energy Storage (TES) solution, the Heatcube™.   Glomma Papp, a Norwegian corrugated cardboard manufacturer, and Kyoto will jointly complete a detailed technical and commercial evaluation of the feasibility […]

Russian food producers ask government to help avoid paper, cardboard shortages

Industry proposal As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to impact on the country’s economy, Russian food industry players have requested the country’s authorities to approve new standards for food packaging which would reduce the required sizes of labels, and increase the sizes of packaging for particular products.   The proposed changes are designed to help food […]

Klabin to install two new sheeting machines with the latest technology updates

Klabin is a reference with more than 120 years of history behind it, being the largest producer and exporter of packaging paper in Brazil. It is a leader in the markets of cardboard packaging, industrial bags and the only company in the country that offers market solutions in short fiber, long fiber and fluff pulp. […]

Chinese scientists turn black coal by-product into white paper

More than 2,000 years after the invention of paper in China, the country’s scientists are claiming another breakthrough that replaces its key ingredient with the dirty waste from coal-fired power plants. The result – which is almost indistinguishable from paper made from wood pulp – achieves a more than 90 per cent match to pure […]

ANDRITZ to supply a complete pulp mill to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) Co., Ltd. in China

ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China. ANDRITZ will supply state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technologies for all main process islands in the fiber production and the chemical recovery […]

Pre-registration for SPAPER 2023 is now open

SPAPER 2023, the International Exhibition of Machinery and Equipment for Pulp, Paper and Cardboard will take place from March 7th to 9th, 2023 at Zaragoza Exhibition Center. SPAPER will hold its 3rd edition once again being a must and a point of reference for the meeting of the sector, as well as a first-rate technological showcase and an […]

Lessebo Paper is supporting a charity project for Ukraine

Bonnier Books publishes the Ukrainian book Maya and her friends in several countries. The proceeds go in full to UNICEF’s work to help children in Ukraine. The book is printed on Lessebo Design White, donated by Lessebo Paper. The children’s book Maya and her friends is written by the Ukrainian author Laura Denysenko, who is […]

Despite the increasing uncertainties, the French paper industry hopes to continue in 2022 the strong rebound in activity observed in 2021

In spite of the increasing uncertainties (conflict in Ukraine, energy markets, slowing growth, resumption of inflation), the French paper industry hopes to continue in 2022 the strong rebound in activity observed last year. The rebound in paper production in 2021 (+7%) has made it possible to erase the low point of 2020 (-6.1%). This was […]