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Smurfit Kappa embraces green energy at Spanish paper mill

Smurfit Kappa has announced a €6 million investment at its Sanguesa paper mill in Spain, which will see the construction and installation of up to 12,000 solar panels on land adjacent to the mill. The solar panels will reduce CO2 emissions by over 3200 tonnes annually and provide significant cost savings. Once operational, it is […]

ABB Opens Its Mexico technology and engineering center

ABB has established a new regional operations center for North America, bringing technology expertise closer to customers and building on its similar resources globally. An initial $1 million investment has been made for the new Mexico Technology and Engineering Center (MXTEC) in the city of Merida, Yucatan, to help the technology leader to reach higher […]

Global recovered paper market reaches $46.4B

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Recovered Paper – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings. In 2021, the global recovered paper market was finally on the rise to reach $46.4B after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average […]

Valmet to supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico

Valmet will supply a sizing section rebuild to Productora Nacional de Papel in Mexico. In the project, the board machine 1 (BM 1) will be upgraded to improve strength properties and add new coated white-top testliner grades (WTL) to the machine’s product portfolio. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled to take place by […]

Surging Corrugated Box Prices Propel Suppliers’ Revenues

In H1 2021, the trade volume in the global corrugated paper box market totalled 1.9M tonnes, dropping by 5% compared to the same period last year. Despite that, it rose by 16% to $3.6B in value terms due to the average carton box price increased by approximately 23% to $1,882 per tonne. Germany, the U.S., […]

BioPappel, Mexico continues to order Dryer Fabric Cleaners from ProJet

ProJet received an order for 2 Power Cleaners (dryer fabric cleaners) from BioPappel. Mexico for their Veracruz mill, for their Paper Machine # 1. The order was received in July 2021 and the value of the order will not be disclosed. Delivery will be in Q4 of 2021. The order is already the 5th from […]

ProJet assists in face-mask production throughout the world

Spunmelt nonwoven production: Spunbond & Meltblown The filter material in your face masks is made by, so called, spunmelt extrusion processes. In the Spunbond process polymer granules are melted and molten polymer is extruded through spinnerets. The continuous filaments are cooled and deposited on to a conveyor belt to form a uniform web. In Meltblown web formation, low viscosity polymers […]

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 […]

Containerboard prices unchanged in Mexico; domestic paper use grows to sub for imports

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Mexican contacts reported unchanged prices for domestic containerboard in November and December, compared to October, with recycled kraftliner at Peso 11,800-12,500/tonne ($580-615/tonne), delivered, and recycled medium at Peso 10,800-11,600/tonne ($535-570/tonne), delivered, according to thePPI Latin Americasurvey. Current prices are respectively 4.3% and 3.2% than they were in December 2017.