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Progroup to build containerboard machine at Sappi Stockstadt mill site

Progroup will acquire the site of the Stockstadt mill from Sappi and redevelop it for corrugated case material production. Representatives of Progroup AG and Sappi Stockstadt GmbH signed a contract to take over the paper and pulp mill site. The traditional paper site offers the successful family business Progroup the opportunity to design another site […]

Oxygen reactor feed MC pump improves O2 delignification

An Indian pulp and paper customer noticed that their MC pump was not up to par and sought help in reaching the targets on their production line. They suffered from low kappa reduction and high chemical consumption in the oxygen delignification stage. This was mainly due to the O2 stage feed pump limiting the pulp […]

Suzano invests R$490 million to expand fluff pulp capacity

Suzano, the world’s largest market pulp producer, announces it will invest R$490 million (approximately US$100 million) in a new fluff pulp line. The new capacity will enable Suzano to meet rising global demand and improve sustainability standards for absorbent, personal hygiene products, including baby and adult diapers, feminine hygiene, and pet pads. This investment will […]

AF&PA Releases Q3 2023 containerboard quarterly report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its Q3 2023 Containerboard Quarterly report. According to the report, total Containerboard production in the third quarter of 2023 decreased 1% when compared to Q3 2022 and was down 8% compared to the same 9 months last year. Highlights include: Operating rates for all major grades decreased […]

Lecta: efficient, responsible water management as a priority

Water is essential in the pulp and paper industry, so Lecta prioritizes the efficient use of this valuable natural resource. Lecta’s mills have a high water recycling rate, and the amount discharged is almost equal to the intake. Even though outlet water is within regulated legal limits, Lecta continues to work on improving water quality […]

Asia Symbol brings in ABB to provide manufacturing execution system at three tissue mills in China

As Asia Symbol Group, one of the biggest wood pulp producers in China, expands its pulp and paper business into tissue manufacturing, it has selected long-term strategic partner ABB to deliver the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and system integration at three of its tissue mills in China.   This latest contract for mills […]

Ahlstrom promotes plastic-free packaging by offering paper tape solutions

Ahlstrom is extending its product range of pressure-sensitive adhesive packaging tape applications. MasterTape® Pack supplements the fiber-based product offering supporting megatrends like e-commerce and the global need for more sustainable packaging solutions. There are approximately 30 billion square meters of packaging tape worldwide, and the numbers are growing with the expansion of e-commerce. The market […]

Rottneros extends partnership with Sting Bioeconomy

Rottneros is extending its commitment as an active partner in Sting Bioeconomy’s Industrial Partner Program. The Industri Partner Program is a platform and catalyst for the crucial green transition aimed at creating a sustainable industry with reduced environmental and climate impact. A significant part of the program involves bringing together startups and industry partners with […]

Haleon joins PulPac’s and PA Consulting’s Blister Pack Collective as a founding member

PA Consulting (PA), the company bringing ingenuity to life, and PulPac, the Swedish R&D and IP company behind Dry Molded Fiber, announce that global consumer health company Haleon has joined its Blister Pack Collective as a founding member. PA and PulPac created the Blister Pack Collective to limit the use of non-recyclable plastics in over-the-counter […]

Pactiv Evergreen and ExxonMobil Collaborate to Leverage Advanced Recycling for Foodservice Industry Packaging

Pactiv Evergreen and ExxonMobil are teaming up to provide certified-circular packaging solutions to major food brands and foodservice providers. Pactiv Evergreen will soon offer its customers certified-circular polypropylene (PP) packaging products leveraging ExxonMobil’s Exxtend™ technology for advanced recycling. These innovative products will meet all regulatory requirements and specifications for food contact applications. “Pactiv Evergreen produces […]