Tag Archives: chemical for paper

Ilim Group launches wastewater treatment system at new kraftliner mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia

Ilim Group is finalizing the construction of the largest kraftliner mill (KLB Mill) in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. It is the first mill in the Russian pulp and paper industry to use a two-stage biological wastewater treatment system. The Ust-Ilimsk Mill will be the largest kraftliner production site in Russia with the output of 600 thousand tons of finished products […]

West Fraser Timber cuts production capacity at three mills in Canada

West Fraser Timber is permanently curtailing approximately 170 million board feet of combined production at its Fraser Lake and Williams Lake sawmills and approximately 85 million square feet of plywood production at its Quesnel Plywood mill in Canada.  The curtailments will be realized through the elimination of one shift at each facility. The reduction in capacity […]

Canada invests in wood manufacturing study project

The Government of Canada is investing in a clean energy future while strengthening Canada’s forest sector from coast to coast to coast. Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $1-million contribution to the Wood Manufacturing Cluster […]

Canada issued statement on softwood lumber final ruling

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to […]

Ponsse changes performance guidance for 2022

Ponsse changes performance guidance for 2022. The company’s euro-denominated operating result in 2022 is expected to be on a par with the comparable operating result of its continuing operations in 2021 (Euro 50 million, 8.2% of net sales). The company’s relative profitability is expected to decrease significantly, however, due to divesting its Russian business, difficulties in the availability […]

Total U.S. Containerboard Production Increased Two Percent in Q2 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its Q2 2022 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total containerboard production in Q2 increased 2% compared to Q2 2021. It was also up 2% when compared to the same 6 months of 2021. New supply of containerboard (domestic production plus imports) was essentially flat […]

UK toilet roll producer to invest in new paper recycling plant

New investment UK toilet roll maker Essity has announced plans to construct a new paper recycling plant, aiming to replace the company’s 50-year-old recycling factory.   Under the plan, the manufacturer is to allocate some £30 million  (US$36.5 million) to the project, according to the information obtained by local news site Business-live.co.uk.   Paul Oliver, the […]

U.S. company launches new paper former

New product U.S. company BMG has unveiled the launch of the QuadPro paper former which the manufacturer says provides the industry’s highest production output and lowest scrap rate with the use of a patent-pending, continuous forming process.   “This innovative system is the product of cooperation among three BMG companies, Brown Machine, Freeman Tooling and NAS Nalle […]

Hiab launches next generation of Loglift forestry cranes

Hiab, part of Cargotec, launches the next generation of Loglift forestry cranes with greater and safer performance, and improved uptime. The first crane available to order is the Z boom crane Loglift 18Z with a max outreach of 10.4 metres and a max lifting capacity of 18 tonne metre ™. “Our next generation of Loglift […]

Elopak to sell Russian operations to local management and exit market

Following Elopak’s decision to suspend operations in Russia in March 2022 the company undertook a thorough review of all possible options available. On this basis it has today reached an agreement to divest its Russian business (JSC Elopak) to local management, selling 100% of its shares. As of today, operational activities of the Russian business shall […]