Tag Archives: graphic paper

Toscotec supplied a dryer section rebuild to Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine

Graphic paper manufacturer Les Papeteries de Clairefontaine started up PM6 after a dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec at its Etival Clairefontaine mill in France. The machine produces graphic paper in the basis weight range from 60 to 100 gsm. The project was focused on PM6’s pre-dryer section for which Toscotec supplied TT SteelDryers designed for an operating steam […]

UPM to close its Plattling paper mill

UPM Communication Papers announces plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to a profitable customer demand. Should the plans be […]

Sappi concludes consultation process at Stockstadt mill

The persistent global economic downturn is proving to be much tougher than anticipated with depressed markets, geopolitical instability and weak economic growth combining to put significant pressure on Sappi, particularly in Europe. “In response we announced on 6 July 2023 the start of a consultation process on the possible closure of Stockstadt Mill. We have […]

Lessebo Paper signs new agreement with Swedish company Addbrand

Lessebo Paper, one of the world’s most environmentally friendly boutique paper mills, now enters into a new wholesale agreement with the Swedish company Addbrand, a graphic reseller in the Nordics for graphic products and services. Lessebo Paper, one of the world’s most environmentally friendly boutique paper mills, has inked a new wholesale contract with the […]

Sappi Europe to Maintain Prices of Woodfree Coated Paper for Remainder of 2023

In an effort to address prevalent supply chain uncertainties and to maintain the commercial viability of its Graphic Paper business, Sappi Europe will keep prices for its Woodfree Coated Paper grades stable at today’s level for the remainder of 2023. This commitment facilitates customers’ ability to commit to business in advance of the traditionally busier […]

UPM to Close Its Publication Paper Mill in Plattling, Germany

UPM Communication Papers today announced plans to permanently close its Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany, reducing the uncoated and coated publication paper capacity by 595,000 tonnes in Europe. UPM said, “These plans are a continuation of necessary steps to proactively ensure competitiveness of our operations and align graphic paper capacity to profitable customer demand. “Should […]

Nippon Paper to discontinue its graphic paper business in Australia

Nippon Paper announces that its Australian consolidated subsidiary Paper Australia Pty Ltd (Opal) will withdraw from the graphic paper business. Opal manufactures and sells paperboard, kraft paper, graphic paper, corrugated board, and folding cartons in Australia and New Zealand. Opal’s Maryvale Mill in Victoria, Australia (MV Mill), one of Opal’s manufacturing sites, manufactures and sells […]

Nippon Paper’s Australian subsidiary to cease graphic paper production

Nippon Paper Industries has decided its Australian consolidated subsidiary Paper Australia Pty Ltd (“Opal”) will withdraw from the graphic paper business at the Maryvale Mill due to the recent suspension of timber harvesting in Victoria’s state forests. Opal manufactures and sells paperboard, kraft paper, graphic paper, corrugated board, and folding cartons in Australia and New […]

Billerud Gains Funding Approval from Michigan Legislators in Support of Escanaba Mill Conversion

Billerud announced that the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate has passed legislation approving an appropriation of up to USD 200 million in funding to support the company’s plans to convert its paper mill in Escanaba, Michigan, to the production of paperboard. The legislation must be approved by Michigan’s Governor, which is expected to occur […]

UPM in Final Phases of Construction on Its Eucalyptus Pulp Mill in Uruguay

UPM is finalizing the construction works of the greenfield eucalyptus pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project. The start-up of the 2.1 million tonne/year mill near Paso de los Toros is expected by the end of the first quarter of 2023. While the project work continues intensively, the finalization of […]