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Santiago Arbelaez named Chairman of International Paper’s Paper and Packaging Board

International Paper announces the appointment of Santiago Arbelaez as the Chairman of the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) Board of Directors. This leadership appointment was made by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and marks a pivotal moment for the organization. As the Chairman, Arbelaez will collaborate closely with the P+PB leadership team and the eight-member Board […]

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 […]

Progroup to build containerboard machine at Sappi Stockstadt mill site

Progroup will acquire the site of the Stockstadt mill from Sappi and redevelop it for corrugated case material production. Representatives of Progroup AG and Sappi Stockstadt GmbH signed a contract to take over the paper and pulp mill site. The traditional paper site offers the successful family business Progroup the opportunity to design another site […]

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 Saiccor signs long-term service agreement with Andritz

Dissolving pulp producer Sappi Saiccor signed a three-year service contract with technology group Andritz for two recovery boilers operating at the mill in Umkomaas, South Africa. The two Andritz boilers producing 230 tph of steam at 490°C and 86 bar have been operating since 2008 and 2021 respectively. The service agreement will help the Saiccor […]

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 North America releases The Standard 7

Sappi North America Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, announced today the debut of its latest volume of The Standard series. Designed for Sappi by Kit Hinrichs, principal of Studio Hinrichs, Volume 7 of The Standard is printed on Spectro, Sappi’s sustainably manufactured premium paperboard, and highlights the […]

Sappi will showcase seven new textures ahead of Interzum 2023

Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving wood pulp, has announced it will showcase seven new and recently launched textures from its Arrio finished surface and Ultracast decorative laminate release paper lines during interzum 2023 in Cologne, Germany from May 9-12, 2023. Visitors to the Sappi […]

USDA Appoints 2023 Paper and Packaging Board Members

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the appointment of three members to serve on the Paper and Packaging Board. The appointees from the South Region will serve three-year terms beginning immediately to December 31, 2025, and one appointee from the Rest of the U.S. Region will serve a one-year term beginning immediately to December 31, […]