Tag Archives: sack paper

World’s most northerly paper mill makes sustainable choices with ABB

Why buy something new when you can renovate and upgrade? These are values packaging giant Billerud in Kalix, northern Sweden, lives by. So, a retrofit solution with new energy-efficient circuit breakers was a perfect match when its decades-old switchgear needed new life. In a slow-growing forest in northern Sweden is a unique raw material: trees […]

Imports of sack paper to China surge 60% in December

In December 2022, the imports of sack paper to China soared 60% year-on-year to 18.3 thousand tonnes. the average price for sack paper imported to China compared to the previous month and amounted to $792 per ton. This is 23% less than a year ago when it was $1,032.

US packaging papers shipments down 9 percent in November

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has published its November 2022 Packaging Papers Monthly report. According to the report, total packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in November decreased 9% compared to November 2021. They were down 3% when compared to the same 11 months of 2021. The bleached packaging papers operating rate was […]

Andritz starts up new wash press at BillerudKorsnäs Gruvön mill in Sweden

Andritz has successfully started up the first Andritz COMPACT PRESS wash press at BillerudKorsnäs Gruvön mill located in Värmland, Sweden. Final acceptance was received in September 2021. Successful start-up and completion of the project was a result of the ongoing, close cooperation between Andritz and BillerudKorsnäs. Andritz also supplied a DD-Washer, MC pumps and a […]