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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 […]

Kadant to supply green liquor system upgrade for Södra Cell

Kadant Noss AB, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., has announced its agreement to deliver a Green Liquor System upgrade to the Södra Cell Mörrum Mill in Sweden. This order encompasses the provision of a green liquor clarifier, dregs precoat filter, engineering services, and on-site support. Mörrum Mill is a specialized facility with two distinct production […]

Sappi Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with Andritz

Dissolving pulp producer Sappi Saiccor signed a three-year service contract with technology group Andritz for two recovery boilers operating at the mill in Umkomaas, South Africa. The two Andritz boilers producing 230 tph of steam at 490°C and 86 bar have been operating since 2008 and 2021 respectively. The service agreement will help the Saiccor […]

Södra forms new bioproduct area

The energy and chemicals business plays a key role in Södra’s strategy and is an area that will grow and further contribute to a fossil-free future. As a result, the Södra Bioproducts product area is now being formed to further strengthen the customer offering through a more coherent business structure and sales.  Södra’s future product […]

Andritz to supply key components for broke handling to Sappi Austria, Gratkorn mill

Andritz has received an order from Sappi Austria Produktions GmbH & Co KG to supply key components for a new broke handling system for its mill in Gratkorn, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023. The new broke handling will be part of the production line PM9 producing high-quality wet-strength paper, such […]

Sappi Announces $418 Million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine

Sappi North America announced the approval of a $418 million capital project to convert Paper Machine No. 2 (a coated freesheet machine) at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, to increase its capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate board (SBS) products. The project will be funded from free cash flow. “This move complements our long-term […]

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 […]

Capacity exceeding customer expectations

When Södra Cell Mörrum set out to invest in increased safety and improved broke handling, the equipment upgrades were delivered by Cellwood Machinery and Metrans. The result exceeded the customer’s expectations. Since then, Metrans AB has become a part of the Cellwood Group. Since 1962, one of Södra Cell’s three pulp mills is situated by […]

Sappi announces strong recovery after Covid-19 impact

Commenting on the group’s results, Sappi Chief Executive Officer Steve Binnie said: “I am very pleased with Sappi’s strong recovery and our return to profitability for the year. I wish to recognise the dedication and resilience of the Sappi team in turning a loss of US$135 million in 2020 into a profit of US$13 million […]

Bracell’s Project Star nears completion

Bracell has commissioned the first of its two new fibre lines at the Lençóis Paulista pulp mill (Project Star) in Brazil’s São Paulo state. The first batch of pulp was produced on 9 September, according to Euwid. The company did not comment on the start-up of the second fibre line. Project Star is an ambitious […]