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Stora Enso to Sell Hylte Newsprint Mill to Sweden Timber for EUR 18 Million

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper mill in Hylte, Sweden, and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planning mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The Hylte Mill in southwest Sweden is one of the largest newsprint mills in the world, and has […]

Stora Enso to Invest 80 Million EUR in Two Specialised Pulp Production Projects

Stora Enso strengthens its focus on specialized pulp grades by investing EUR 38 million in unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) production at its Enocell site in Finland and EUR 42 million in fluff pulp production improvement at its Skutskär site in Sweden. Stora Enso said the investments will support the growing consumer demand for non-bleached renewable […]

EU ready to reduce its dependence on Russia in its paper sector in 2023

Sanctions on the import of birch and other wood raw materials from Russia led to an increase in the price of paper in the majority of EU countries, however, at present, the such negative effect is being reduced to a minimum, according to recent statements, made by some leading EU analysts in the field of […]

Latvia became another EU state, which faces with sharp increase of paper prices

Latvia has become another country of the EU, which has faced with a significant increase of paper prices this year. According to some local media reports, prices for toilet paper rose from 30 euro cents to 60 per roll this year, while the growth of prices is ongoing. One of the major reasons for this […]

Solenis opens two new virtual center of excellence

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has opened two new international centers of excellence to help drive more sustainable solutions for the consumer paper packaging industry. One center is virtual, allowing customers to participate remotely in lab experiments, while the other center is in a new facility in Mönchengladbach, Germany. Both centers are […]

Toscotec starts up two tissue machine rebuilds in North and South America on the same day

Toscotec has started up two tissue machine rebuilds at the production facilities of two major producers in North and South America. On both projects, the scope of the modifications was extensive, covering the wet and dry sections of the two lines. The tight periods of machine stops have been executed according to schedule.   Andrea Paganucci, […]

Uzbekistan will be able to supply paper bleach agent to Russia

Russia plans to supply sodium chlorate from Uzbekistan, which is used to bleach pulp in the production of white paper. According to the data, agreements on this were concluded by the Russian delegation with Uzbek partners at the Innoprom forum in Tashkent. “Yes this is true. This is sodium chlorate, which is produced in Uzbekistan,” said […]

Andritz Oy and LUT University open new fiber research laboratory in Finland

Andritz Oy, part of the international technology group ANDRITZ, and LUT University (Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT) launched an extensive collaboration in the field of fiber technology a year ago. As a result, a new state-of-the-art research laboratory for the joint development of sustainable fiber technologies will open at the LUT campus in Lahti on […]

US packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments decreased 10% in September

U.S. packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September 2022 decreased 10% compared to September 2021. They were down 2% when compared to the same nine months of 2021, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. Shipments of unbleached bags & sacks were 73,300 short tons for the month of September, down 0.6% year-to-date. […]

Digital paper measuring and testing devices accelerate shift to Industry 4.0

Germany’s Emtec Electronic GmbH will present its product line of automatic digital solutions for the pulp, paper, tissue and board industry at the Technical Association of the Paper Industry (ATIP) at La Grande Crypte in Paris, France on December 8-9. Given a global pandemic, an energy crisis, and rising environmental concerns, the push to digitalize […]