Tag Archives: Poland paper industry

MM Group Reduces and Refocuses Investments at Kwidzyn Mill in Poland

Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG (MM Group) has decided to significantly reduce the planned multi-year strategic investment project at its pulp and paper mill in Poland, MM Kwidzyn. The project will now focus investments on renewable energy, further pulp integration and product portfolio. MM Group said the decision is due to “uncompetitive wood prices from the Polish […]

MM Group reduces planned investments at Kwidzyn mill in Poland

Due to uncompetitive wood prices from the Polish State Forests’ monopoly and low market demand across paper and board products, the company decided to significantly reduce the planned multiannual strategic investment project at MM Kwidzyn relating to energy, further pulp integration and the product range, which was announced end of April 2023. Instead, MM Kwidzyn […]

Spain’s paper and paperboard imports decline slightly to $1.1M in July 2023

In July 2023, after two months of growth, there was significant decline in purchases abroad of paper and paperboard (creped, crinkled, embossed or perforated), when their volume decreased by -15.6% to 380 tons. In general, total imports indicated a pronounced increase from July 2022 to July 2023: its volume increased at an average monthly rate […]

Sofidel opens new automated warehouse in Poland

Sofidel has opened an automated warehouse at its plant in Ciechanów, Poland. The new 11,000 m2 warehouse can handle 32,000 pallets of goods and is designed to ensure higher efficiency and safety standards. The automated warehouse in Ciechanów, whose project was coordinated by Sofidel’s technical department, is the second one built in Europe, the first […]

Heidelberg supplies WestRock with two longest sheetfed offset presses ever produced

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG has delivered the two longest sheetfed offset presses ever produced to leading global packaging manufacturer WestRock. The longest, delivered to WestRock’s Tczew, Poland facility, is a 42 metre, specially adapted custom configuration of a Speedmaster XL 106 with a total of 20 printing and coating units. This record-breaking press represents a key […]

AB Grigeo expands into Poland: purchases a tissue paper factory

AB Grigeo, one of the largest paper and wood industry company groups in the Baltic States, has signed a preliminary agreement for the purchase of shares regarding the acquisition of one of the factories of Głuchołaskie Zakłady Papiernicze sp. z o.o (GZP), a tissue paper and cardboard manufacturer in Poland. The company intends to acquire […]

Velvet Care to halve tissue factory’s carbon footprint with PLN 63 million heat and power plant

Velvet CARE, the consumer tissue producer owned by ESG transformation specialist private equity fund Abris Capital Partners, will slash its CO2 emissions by 46% with an investment of PLN 63 million ($15 million) in a gas-fired combined heat and power plant (CHP). Central Europe’s fastest-growing consumer tissue maker will build the cogeneration unit at its […]

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak start operation of recycling line for beverage cartons in Poland

With a joint investment of approximately Euro 29 million by Stora Enso and Tetra Pak, a new recycling line for post-consumer beverage cartons is starting operations in Poland. Stora Enso has invested approximately Euro 17 million into a new repulping line that will recover the carton fibers, and Tetra Pak along with Plastigram have invested a total of approximately […]

The first compostable straw manufacturing factory officially opened in Poland

Tex Year Group recently established a new factory in Poland in a joint venture with Minima Technology, Taiwan’s largest compostable tableware and food packaging manufacturer. It will be the 9th factory of Tex Year’s worldwide deployment. The opening ceremony was held on May 15th with the attendance of many distinguished guests and speakers from the […]

Arctic Paper chose Tietoevry to harmonize their processes and speed up digitalization

Arctic Paper S.A., one of the leading European producers of high-quality graphical paper, has selected Tietoevry to modernize their key business processes and harmonize their operations. The contract covers providing TIPS Industry Solutions and Services for Arctic Paper’s sales offices plus two mills in Sweden and one in Poland. TIPS combines standard Enterprise Resource Planning […]