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 […]
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.
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 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 […]