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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’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 […]

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 […]

Sappi Announces $418 Million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine

Sappi North America announced the approval of a $418 million capital project to convert Paper Machine No. 2 (a coated freesheet machine) at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, to increase its capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate board (SBS) products. The project will be funded from free cash flow. “This move complements our long-term […]

Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for Its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated Papers, and Paperboard

Sappi Europe announced that it will increase prices on its range of Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10% to its European customers effective September 12. This is in addition to previously communicated increases. Sappi said the price adjustment is “due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation.” […]

AFT supplying POM system to Sappi board mill in South Africa

Sappi has selected AFT to add new POM® Technology to their approach flow system at Ngodwana’s linerboard machine. The system will work with a kraft/recycle furnish mix on the mill’s nearly 700 tpd containerboard system. The supply includes a headbox screen for the current approach system, POMp degassing and a POM cascade cleaning system in […]

Sappi invests more than €10 million in Kirkniemi Mill on decarbonisation journey

Sappi has approved an investment in Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland which enables a switch in its energy sourcing to renewable bioenergy. With this investment the mill’s direct fossil greenhouse gas emissions will reduce by ca. 90 percent, which is equivalent to 230 000 tons of carbon dioxide annually. “By reducing our use of fossil […]

Honeywell to implement range of upgrades at Sappi’s Gratkorn CWF mill in Austria

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Honeywell technology will be used to transform one of Europe’s oldest paper mills into one of the world’s most modern under a €30 million project being implemented by Sappi Austria Produktions-GmbH & Co. KG, to upgrade its paper mill in Gratkorn, Austria. The mill – where paper has been made for more than four centuries […]

Sappi to expand its speciality and packaging paper capacity

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Sappi Limited has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for CHF146.5 million (approximately $149 million). The transaction includes the acquisition of CPG’s Carmignano and Condino Mills in Italy, its digital imaging business located in Cham, Switzerland as well as all brands and know-how. It will […]