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Andritz plant to prepare date palm waste for fiberboard production

Andritz will supply a complete fiber preparation line for a greenfield plant in the Toshka area in the south of Egypt. The pioneering and eco-friendly plant will produce high-density and medium-density fiberboard (HDF/MDF) from date palm fronds, a material normally considered farm waste.   Andritz will execute this order in cooperation with the engineering, procurement […]

Share of paper packaging rise in US$73.5 billion MEA packaging market

The share of paper packaging in the estimated US$74 billion overall packaging market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to see an exponential growth with e-commerce boom and consumer preference veers to sustainable and environment-friendly solutions. Industry experts participating at the upcoming leading B2B exhibition, Propaper 2023, said that in line with this […]

Russian plywood exports down 41% in 2022

Russian plywood exports decreased by 41% to 2 million m3 in 2022. The export value fell by 39% to $1,2 billion. Europe and the USA have been the main markets for Russian plywood exporters. However, exports to Europe were vastly reduced due to sanctions imposed on Russia in 2022, and U.S. export duty on Russian […]

BSTDB loan helps Turkish Corporate expand tissue capacity in Russia

The Black Sea Trade and Development bank (BSTDB) has provided a 7-year EUR 75 million loan to the Turkish Hayat Kimya Group for the construction of a new factory in Kaluga (Russia) producing cleansing tissue and towel paper.   The total project cost is EUR 134.5 million.  This will be the third Group’s production facility […]

Russian paper sector on verge of consolidation

“Karelia Pulp”, a Russian pulp and paper producer, has closed a deal for the acquisition of one of its major rivals in the local market – the Kondopoga PPM. As a result of public tender, Karelia Pulp became the owner of 100% shares of Kondopoga Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia’s largest manufacturer of newsprint. According […]

Toscotec partners with Chemitex-Egypt to increase sales in Egypt

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Toscotec signed an agency agreement for both its Tissue and Paper & Board divisions with Chemitex Egypt for Trading & Agencies, S.A.E. to increase its sales in the Egyptian market, where it recently landed a number of P&B rebuilding orders. Toscotec entrusted Sameh Habib, founder and owner of Chemitex-Egypt, with the agency. Habib has fifteen […]