Tag Archives: Sweden paper industry

Afry to support Nordic Paper’s strategic investments for sustainable kraft paper production

Nordic Paper, a leading specialty paper producer with its base in Scandinavia, has selected AFRY as its engineering and project management partner for the strategic investment projects at its Bäckhammar mill in Sweden. The projects include a new wood room and a new electrostatic filter. Nordic Paper has decided to invest approximately MSEK 850 to […]

Metsä Group invests in startup FineCell

Metsä Group has made its second Swedish investment in FineCell (FineCellOx AB), developer of the FineCell technology and producer of CellOx dry cellulose powder. The company will use the EUR 1 million seed funding to improve its material application know-how, engage with potential customers, and finalise the material needed for making an investment decision concerning […]

Rottneros improves reliability with wireless vibration sensors

Following years of successful implementation of measurement equipment from SPM Instrument, Swedish pulp development and production specialist Rottneros placed an order this summer for one hundred Airius wireless vibration sensors to monitor the mechanical condition of motors, pumps, and fans in the pulp mill. In 2022, Rottneros Mill in Sunne, Värmland, reached a new annual record with a production of […]

Metsä Board Husum folding boxboard capacity expansion starts up

The project to expand folding boxboard production capacity has been completed at the Husum integrated pulp and paperboard mill in Sweden. With the modernisation of the board machine 1 (BM1), the annual production capacity of folding boxboard (FBB) will be increased by 200,000 tons to reach 600,000 tons. This will make the Husum BM1 the […]

Toscotec to supply a complete drying section rebuild to Rexcell in Sweden

Toscotec will supply a complete rebuild of PM1’s drying section to Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid at its Skåpafors mill in Sweden. Planned for the second half of 2024, the project aims to support Rexcell to achieve substantial energy consumption reductions as part of its strong commitment to sustainability. Energy Saving Customized solution Toscotec will supply a customized […]

Kadant to supply green liquor system upgrade for Södra Cell

Kadant Noss AB, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., has announced its agreement to deliver a Green Liquor System upgrade to the Södra Cell Mörrum Mill in Sweden. This order encompasses the provision of a green liquor clarifier, dregs precoat filter, engineering services, and on-site support. Mörrum Mill is a specialized facility with two distinct production […]

Andritz to rebuild Holmen paper machine for flexible production of book and packaging paper

Andritz will rebuild a paper machine at Holmen Paper’s Braviken mill in Sweden to provide maximum production flexibility. Start-up is planned for autumn 2024. This order follows Holmen Paper’s recent successful entry into the packaging market with an innovative lightweight corrugated board product. The rebuild of PM52 will enable Holmen Paper to increase the production […]

Billerud recognized as one of Sweden’s most desirable employers

According to a survey conducted by Karriärföretagen in May-July 2023, which garnered responses from 3,756 young professionals, Billerud has once again been acknowledged as one of the top ten employers in Sweden and consolidated its position as the second most attractive employer for bachelor engineers and the third most attractive employer for master engineers. “At […]

Sweden Says Back-To-Basics Schooling Works on Paper

Since young children went back to school across Sweden recently, many of their teachers have been putting a new emphasis on printed books, quiet reading time and handwriting practice, and devoting less time to tablets, independent online research and keyboarding skills. The return to more traditional ways of learning is a response to politicians and […]

Valmet to deliver diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a complete atmospheric diffuser rebuild to Billerud’s Skärblacka mill in Sweden. The delivery is scheduled to take place in May 2024.   The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed.   Skärblacka mill’s original washer was delivered by […]