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January 31, 2018

UPM to increase specialty paper capacity at Jämsänkoski mill in Finland

UPM expands its glassine and supercalendered kraft (SCK) paper manufacturing capacity by rebuilding a calender at UPM Jämsänkoski Mill in Finland. The additional capacity of approximately 40,000 tonnes/a will be available in 4Q 2018. During the expansion, production at the mill will continue normall...
January 30, 2018

Heinzel Group appoints Thomas Welt as CEO of Laakirchen Papier AG

Heinzel Group announces changes to the Board of Directors, Laakirchen Papier AG in Austria. Mark Lunabba CEO Laakirchen Papier AG went into well-deserved retirement at the end of 2017. He has held the responsible position as Board Member in Laakirchen for the past 17 years. The milestones of his car...
January 8, 2018

Wangqiu Song appointed President, Metsä Group China and Asia

Wangqiu Song is appointed President, Metsä Group China and Asia, as of January 15, 2018. Song is to be responsible for corporate affairs of Metsä Group in China and Asia. He is also going to develop and support the Group’s businesses in the region to achieve their targets. Song will play a key role ...
December 7, 2017

A.Celli to supply turn-key tissue plant for Partex-Star Group in Bangladesh

Partex-Star Group from Bangladesh placed an order with A.Celli for complete turn-key tissue plant, which includes the latest stock preparation equipment and slitter/rewinder, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.Operating with great success in business sectors like co...
December 4, 2017

Andritz starts up rebuilt paper machine for Heinzel Group in Laakirchen, Austria

International technology Group Andritz has successfully started up the rebuilt PM10 at Laakirchen paper mill for the Heinzel Group, Austria. The machine that originally produced SC paper was converted to a fluting and testliner machine producing basis weights ranging from 70 to 140 g/m² based on rec...
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