Tag Archives: paper production

Metsä Tissue Joins “Modellfabrik Papier in Düren” Research Network in Germany

Metsä Tissue announced that it will become a shareholder of “Modellfabrik Papier in Düren,” in Germany, effective July 1, 2023. Founded in 2020, Modellfabrik is a society for research and development for sustainable paper technologies. It conducts basic research in the field of emission-free paper production. The primary goal is to achieve 80% energy savings […]

Voith, Visy and Appita hold joint energy summit on decarbonization in paper production

The leading full-line supplier Voith, in collaboration with its customer Visy, a global packaging and resource recovery company, held a two-day workshop on decarbonization in papermaking last week in Melbourne. This event was supported by Appita, the leading Australasian pulp and paper technical association. The Energy Summit brought together leaders and experts to discuss the […]

Consumption of paper in Europe showed resilience in 2022

Cepi member countries’ paper and board production decreased by 5.9% in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures, reflecting the heavy impact on the industry of high energy prices and an abrupt slowdown of the European economy during the second half of the past year. Total production in 2022 reached 84.8 million […]

Stora Enso to sell Hylte paper site in Sweden and discontinue sale of Anjala mill in Finland

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper production site in Hylte, Sweden and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planning mill company. The enterprise value is approximately Euro 18 million. The completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2023. Concerning the Anjala paper […]

Georgia-Pacific to Invest $160 Million to Modernize Operations at Brewton Containerboard Mill

Georgia-Pacific’s Brewton Containerboard mill in Alabama recently announced its plans to invest $160 million to modernize its operations. The project involves upgrades to the facility’s pulp processing systems that will reduce energy and chemicals consumption, other environmental emissions, and allow for more paper production. “This is a significant investment for Brewton and will build upon […]

Paper production in Kazakhstan steadily growing

Paper production in Kazakhstan, one of the most economically developed states in the post-Soviet space, is steadily growing, despite high production costs of local manufacturers and maintaining geopolitical uncertainty. In accordance with the latest report, published by the Kazakh Bureau of National Statistics, despite the fact that the current situation in the paper sector of […]

Voith’s XcelLine paper machine nominated for German Sustainability Award

For the 16th time, the jury of the German Sustainability Award (DNP) has nominated outstanding innovations in the field of sustainability. Out of more than 1,000 applicants, Voith’s XcelLine paper machine is a finalist in the “Design” competition in the “Vision” category. With eight competitions, the high number of applicants and more than 2,000 guests […]

France faces with decline of paper production this year

The volume of paper production in France is steadily declining due to a sharp drop in demand for paper for printing, according to recent statements, made by some leading French analysts in the field of paper business and local media reports. Currently the French pulp and paper industry consists of 74 companies, 84 factories and […]

Feldmuehle announces first big step in conversion from gas to light heating oil

At the beginning of August 2022, Feldmuehle GmbH informed that it would switch its steam supply from gas to light heating oil in Q4/22 in order to be able to continue production in the event of a gas shortage.   Now the first big step has been taken. On 26.10.2022, the burners and pressure control […]

UPM’s c to Be Supplied with Sustainable Power from New Wind Park

UPM said that its commitment to wind power in Finland will significantly decrease emissions resulting from the company’s production of paper thanks to a new wind park in Pyhäjoki, Finland that is expected to reach full capacity in generating power in early 2023. The new wind park is expected to provide a long-term renewable energy […]