Tag Archives: paper in Russia

Ilim Group launches wastewater treatment system at new kraftliner mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia

Ilim Group is finalizing the construction of the largest kraftliner mill (KLB Mill) in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. It is the first mill in the Russian pulp and paper industry to use a two-stage biological wastewater treatment system. The Ust-Ilimsk Mill will be the largest kraftliner production site in Russia with the output of 600 thousand tons of finished products […]

International Paper to explore strategic options for ownership interest in Ilim Group

International Paper announced its intention to explore strategic options, including the possible sale, of its 50% ownership interest in Ilim Group. International Paper has no intention to seek suspension of operations or initiate any liquidation or bankruptcy proceedings with respect to Ilim Group. In October of 2006, International Paper and Ilim Pulp announced the signing […]

International Paper to consider stake sale in Russia’s Ilim Group

International Paper recently announced that it was exploring options for Russian paper producer Ilim Group, including a possible sale of its 50% stake. International Paper said it has no intention to seek the suspension of operations or initiate any liquidation or bankruptcy proceedings with respect to the group. Ilim Group, a 50/50 joint venture between […]

Russia experiences sharp demand for sanitary and hygienic paper products

The demand for sanitary and hygienic paper products as well as paper packaging in Russia is steadily growing with a simultaneous decline of demand for newsprint, according to some leading Russian paper producers and local media reports.   According to analysts, there is a trend towards the re-profiling of specialized enterprises in paper sector of […]

St. Petersburg to retain status as one of centers of paper production in Russia

St. Petersburg will retain its status as one of the centers of paper production in Russia in years to come, thanks to the ever growing paper output this year. For example, according to latest data, provided by St. Petersburg regional authorities, paper production in the city this year grew by 40%, compared to the same […]

Russia Aiming for Carbon Neutrality by 2060, Putin Says

President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia — one of the world’s biggest producers of oil and gas — is aiming for carbon neutrality by 2060. “Russia in practice will strive for carbon neutrality of its economy,” he said at an energy forum in Moscow. “And we set a benchmark for this — no later […]

Russia planning to create online emission control system by 2024 — official

A state information system to monitor the ecological situation across the country will be created in Russia by 2024, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko told reporters in Krasnoyarsk. “We are establishing a state information system which will monitor the ecological situation online. [It will monitor] air, ground and water. We will create this system […]

Russian state to implement more strict control for pricing in domestic paper market

Amid the ever rising prices for paper in Russia, the Ministry of Industry and Trade held a meeting with its manufacturers and customers  to form a working group to collect data on prices on a regular basis. As a result of the meeting, the sides have agreed to find a compromise on prices so that […]

Andritz successfully starts up new PrimeReel system at Knauf Petroboard, Russia

Andritz has successfully started up a new reel as part of the KM2 board machine rebuild at Knauf Petroboard, in Kommunar, Russia. The KM2 – with a basis weight range from 100 to 320 g/m2 – has a design speed of 700 m/min and a working width of 4.26 m. It has a maximum capacity […]

Russia’s Ilim Group to increase kraft paper production in years to come

The Ilim Group, one of the largest pulp and paper manufacturer in Russia plans to modernize and convert one of the paper machines at its production site in the city of Koryazhma.   So far, the plant has been primarily specializing on the production of white papers and, it is planned, it will switch on […]