Tag Archives: pandemic

Paperworld China kicks off this Friday as industry players reunite for face-to-face business

Over 300 exhibitors are set to showcase a wide spectrum of stationery, office supplies as well as personalised, cultural and trendy products at this week’s Paperworld China, which takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. From 17 – 19 November 2023, the show will offer global buyers a well-rounded sourcing experience […]

Thousands of tissue industry professionals expected at Tissue World Düsseldorf

Europe’s largest tissue trade show, Tissue World Düsseldorf, returns to Europe for the first time in four years at new venue Messe Düsseldorf from 28-30 March with a raft of exciting new product launches, demos and giveaways from its 110+ exhibiting companies, including the likes of IMA TMC, Eczacıbaşı Tüketim Ürünleri, EDT, Giotto Technologies – […]

LD Celulose puts into operation new pulp mill in Brazil

LD Celulose S.A, a joint venture between the Austrian company Lenzing and the Brazilian company Dexco, invested about USD 1.3 bn in a 500,000 tonne/year dissolving wood pulp mill in the Triângulo Mineiro region in Brazil. Valmet delivered the key process islands and integrated automation solutions for the mill. The equipment operations and the production […]

Moscow city posts significant growth of paper production in 2021

The volume of paper production in the Russian city of Moscow grew by almost 30% during the period of January-November, 2021 year-on-year basis, according to recent statements and data, provided by Moscow regional authorities. The achieved growth was confirmed by Vladimir Yefimov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations, according […]

Russian paper and cardboard sector may resume its growth in 2022

The Russian paper and cardboard sector may resume its growth in 2022 after the stagnation, caused by the pandemic and its consequences. At present Russia ranks third in the world in terms of production of semi-finished fibrous products and 13th in terms of production of paper and cardboard. The average growth rate of the pulp […]

Paper Excellence announces market curtailment of its Catalyst Crofton plant

Paper Excellence announced that its Catalyst Crofton facility will take a market curtailment of about two weeks in November 2021. The curtailment is in response to on-going global logistics challenges and will be coordinated with a previously planned maintenance shutdown of the facility’s biomass power boiler. Because the boiler shutdown significantly impacts energy costs, both […]

Mercer solicits support for new sawmill project

Mercer International Inc. is in the planning stages of a new investment project in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Under the umbrella of Mercer Timber Products, which currently operates one of Germany’s largest sawmills out of the Thuringia region, there are plans to build another sawmill in Arneburg located near the Mercer Stendal (MS) pulp mill, one of […]

Voith profit collapses by more than 90 percent

The Heidenheim machine manufacturer Voith is suffering heavily from the effects of the Corona crisis. This emerges from the company’s balance sheet. After that, sales fell by three percent compared to the previous year to 4.17 billion euros, adjusted for currency and acquisition effects even by six percent. The result after taxes fell from 72 to six […]

Andritz starts up an innovative reject handling line at Sun Paper Savannakhet, Laos

Andritz has successfully started up a complete, innovative reject handling line as well as key stock preparation equipment at Sun Paper Savannakhet, Savannakhet Province, Laos. ANDRITZ’s scope of supply includes a compete reject handling line that processes rejects from the mill’s two OCC lines and the pulp drying line on site and has a design […]

Pandemic did not result on major decline of paper production in Kazakhstan

The production of toilet paper in Kazakhstan, one of the most economically developed states in Central Asia, fell by 5% this year year-on-year basis, according to some local media reports.   On average, about 19 million rolls of toilet paper are sold in the country per month. In the first half of 2021, the country […]