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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 […]

Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Support for Billerud’s Escanaba Mill Transformation Project

Billerud U.S. Production Holding LLC is a subsidiary of Billerud, a leading paper and packaging provider headquartered in Sweden. The company has about 5,800 employees worldwide, with more than 1,200 employees in Michigan. Earlier this year, Billerud acquired Ohio-based Verso Corporation, a leading producer of coated paper in North America as part of its global […]

WFPC expands manufacturing capacity to meet demand for coated freesheet paper

This month marks a new milestone for paper production for Willamette Falls Paper Company (WFPC). On October 1, WFPC expanded its capacity on a third paper machine to manufacture additional coated freesheet paper. Previously only running at 50% capacity, this paper machine is now operating at 100% capacity to meet customer demand. This has increased […]

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 […]

Intergraf calls on UPM to quickly settle strike

The strike in the Finnish paper mills aggravates the current lack of paper on the European market and will have severe repercussions in the supply of print products in the coming weeks, Intergraf says. While during the past two years graphic products have clearly witnessed a decline, demand is now almost back to pre-pandemic levels. […]

ISO and US CUT Paper Sizes

ISO PAPER SIZES The Series A is used for Standard Printing and Stationery. The Series B is used for Posters, Wall-Charts etc. A SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch B SERIES mm × mm Inch × Inch A0 841 × 1189 33.11 × 46.81 B0 1000 × 1414 39.37 × 55.67 A1 594 × […]

Waste Paper Grades

A Aseptic Packaging Aseptic Packaging shall include assorted drinking box containers, The material it self contains laminates of paper, poly & metal foil. Aseptic Packaging and Gable-Top Cartons Grade #52 Consists of liquid packaging board containers including empty, used, polyethylene (PE) coated, printed one-side aseptic and gable-top cartons containing no less than 70% bleached chemical […]

SCA starts capacity closures at its Ortviken mill

Another two paper machines are to be shut down in the next two months. As announced in August last year, SCA has started to close down output capacity for publication paper at its Ortviken mill in Sundsvall, Sweden. The company said PM 5 at the mill was stopped on 20 January, producing its last roll […]