Tag Archives: Paper Mill in Germany

ProJet receives order from Grünewald Papier, Kirchhundem, Germany

ProJet b.v. received an order from Grünewald Papier for 1 ProCleaner for the Forming Wire of their PM1 Paper Machine. The value of this order will not be disclosed. The ProCleaners is scheduled to be delivered in Q1, 2024 with commissioning later in 2024. The ProJet b.v. cleaning head is equipped with ProMax chemical spraying […]

Gutex produces first fibers for insulation board with new Andritz fiber preparation system

Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer Gutex has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, says: “The new line will perfectly support the environmentally friendly production approach for our ecological insulation board products. Thanks […]

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 […]

Progroup appoints Dr. Marc Sesterhenn as Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Marc Sesterhenn will be joining the Board of Progroup, the containerboard and corrugated sheetboard manufacturer, as Chief Operating Officer on 1 October 2023. He will be responsible for operating and developing the family company’s production sites as well as supply chain management. Sesterhenn will join Maximilian Heindl and Dr. Volker Metz (CFO) in continuing to […]

Albany International completes acquisition of Heimbach Group

Albany International Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of Heimbach Group (Heimbach). Headquartered in Düren, Germany, Heimbach is a global supplier of paper machine clothing for the production of all grades of paper and cardboard on all machine types as well as high-tech textile products used in a variety of sectors, such as the […]

Mercer International Inaugurates New Lignin Center at Rosenthal Pulp Mill in Germany

Mercer International inaugurated the Mercer Lignin Center, which is located on the site of Mercer’s Rosenthal pulp mill in Germany. “Our focus is on the full utilization of wood resources,” said Juan Carlos Bueno, CEO of Mercer International. “It is therefore only logical to exploit the often untapped potential of lignin.” Mercer Rosenthal produces kraft […]

Valmet to deliver mill-wide optimization to Mercer Rosenthal in Germany

Valmet has secured a contract to provide Mercer Rosenthal, a kraft pulp mill in Germany, with a Mill-Wide Optimization solution. This comprehensive solution involves a mill-wide production planning application, as well as change management services, designed to streamline decision-making and enhance production optimization across the fiber line, recovery line, and pulp dryer. Notably, the package […]

Mercer International announces temporary curtailment of its Celgar pulp mill

Mercer International Inc. recently announced the temporary curtailment of operations at its Celgar pulp mill located in Castlegar, BC, including wood acceptance. The curtailment is currently scheduled to become effective July 29, 2023, until August 28, 2023. This temporary curtailment results from a significant loss of rail transport capacity resulting from the Vancouver port job […]

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 […]