Tag Archives: Sappi Europe

The Pulp & Beyond 2024 conference program is released

The Pulp & Beyond 2024 Conference will bring together key people in the forest industry on 9 April 2024 at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre. The program for the three-part conference has now been published, focusing this time on innovative wood-based products, carbon zero future mills, and international control systems. The conference opening will […]

Sappi Europe to increase prices for Fine papers by 7-10% from January 2024

In an effort to address ongoing cost inflation Sappi Europe will increase prices for its Fine Paper grades by 7-10% from January 2024. This increase is necessary to maintain viability of Sappi’s business, the actual amount will depend on the product and market circumstances. Sappi Europe remains fully committed to serving the printing business and […]

Sappi Cloquet dissolving pulp facility completes the Higg FEM assessment

Sappi Limited, a leading producer of dissolving pulp sold under the brand name Verve, continues to reach new milestones by completing the Higg Facility Environmental Management (FEM) verification audit at its Cloquet mill. Based in Northern Minnesota, USA, the mill is one of the leading dissolving pulp facilities to complete this external verification process. A […]

Sappi concludes consultation process at Stockstadt mill

The persistent global economic downturn is proving to be much tougher than anticipated with depressed markets, geopolitical instability and weak economic growth combining to put significant pressure on Sappi, particularly in Europe. “In response we announced on 6 July 2023 the start of a consultation process on the possible closure of Stockstadt Mill. We have […]

Sappi’s Kirkniemi paper mill switches to bioenergy

Sappi Europe’s Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland, has successfully made the switch from using fossil fuels to renewable energy to fuel the production of the Galerie paper range. A €16.5 million investment into state-of-the-art facilities and machinery for the reception, storage and handling of biofuels is the latest in a string of efforts by Sappi […]

New high-quality Parade Label Pro WS wet-glue label paper from Sappi

Sappi, a leading manufacturer of specialty papers, is expanding its portfolio of wet-glue label papers with the new wet-strength, alkali-resistant Parade Label Pro WS, produced at the Gratkorn site in Austria. Exactly one year ago, Sappi announced the investment of tens of millions of euros in a state-of-the-art technical infrastructure at this site to be […]

European Commission extends anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese coated fine paper imports

The European Commission (EC) has extended two punitive duties on imports of certain coated fine paper (CFP) from China, following conclusions in expiry reviews made on August 21. In the European Union (EU), Chinese exporters have been subject to anti-dumping duties of 8-35.1% and countervailing duties of 4-12% since May 2011. The product in question is CFP […]

Sappi Europe to Maintain Prices of Woodfree Coated Paper for Remainder of 2023

In an effort to address prevalent supply chain uncertainties and to maintain the commercial viability of its Graphic Paper business, Sappi Europe will keep prices for its Woodfree Coated Paper grades stable at today’s level for the remainder of 2023. This commitment facilitates customers’ ability to commit to business in advance of the traditionally busier […]

Sappi Europe Announces Major Paper Machine Modernization Project at Its Gratkorn Mill

Sappi Europe announced an upgrade and modernization project at its Gratkorn mill in Austria. The project will focus on Paper Machine 11 (PM11), which will undergo extensive modernization of automation and electrical equipment including drives, control systems, quality control and inspection systems as well as upgrades to the coating profile and other areas. The amount […]

Andritz to supply key components for broke handling to Sappi Austria, Gratkorn mill

Andritz has received an order from Sappi Austria Produktions GmbH & Co KG to supply key components for a new broke handling system for its mill in Gratkorn, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023. The new broke handling will be part of the production line PM9 producing high-quality wet-strength paper, such […]