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ANDRITZ complements its process control product portfolio by acquiring NAF valve business

ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with Flowserve Corporation based in Texas, USA, to take over its NAF AB engineers, designs and builds Flowserve’s NAF control valve portfolio. It is a leading supplier with long-standing experience in providing process control valves for pulp and paper and other related industries. With 50 employees at the facility in Linköping, Sweden, it […]

Billerud Appoints Ivar Vatne as President and Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Billerud has appointed Ivar Vatne as President and CEO of the company. Ivar Vatne has been acting President and CEO since July 2023 and enters the permanent position with immediate effect. “The Board has conducted a thorough recruitment process and has evaluated both internal and external candidates,” said Jan Svensson, Chairman 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 […]

A.Celli starts up its tissue line at Kochavinska Paper Factory in Ukraine during war

Despite the extremely difficult situation created by the ongoing conflict, A.Celli and Kochavinska Paper Factory teams managed to start up the new iDEAL® tissue line provided for the plant located in the Lviv region. A.Celli and Kochavinska Paper Factory show the result of their joined forces: the first tissue paper roll produced with the new […]

Stora Enso increases mixed forests by decreasing spruce density in Finland

Stora Enso has launched a new operating model at its logging sites in Finland to improve the vitality and biodiversity of forests. In practice, this is done by reducing the density of planted spruce from 1,800 seedlings per hectare to 1,600 seedlings per hectare. This will increase mixed-species forests, which is one of the overarching […]

Sofidel opens new automated warehouse in Poland

Sofidel has opened an automated warehouse at its plant in Ciechanów, Poland. The new 11,000 m2 warehouse can handle 32,000 pallets of goods and is designed to ensure higher efficiency and safety standards. The automated warehouse in Ciechanów, whose project was coordinated by Sofidel’s technical department, is the second one built in Europe, the first […]

Essity Reuses More Than Half of France’s Recycled Food and Beverage Packaging

The hygiene and health company Essity has inaugurated the world’s first production line for professional hygiene tissue products where the raw material consists of used food and milk packaging. The facility recycles 25,000 tons per year, equivalent to 60% of all collected, sorted and recycled food and beverage cartons in France.  The latest expansion at […]

Sofidel CEO named 2023 game changer by Store Brands

Luigi Lazzareschi, the CEO of Sofidel, a leading global provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, has been recognized as a 2023 Store Brands Game Changer. For the past three years, Store Brands has recognized private-label organization leaders and brands across the world whose innovative ideas are driving positive change in the industry. Lazzareschi […]

Andritz to supply new debarking and chipping line to Nordic Paper Bäckhammar mill, Sweden

Andritz has received an order from Nordic Paper to deliver a new wood room with chip and bark handling for its Bäckhammar mill in Sweden. The new wood room contributes to meeting the very high pulp quality standards at the Bäckhammar mill. The plant will have the capacity to process over 1.4 million m³ sob […]