Andritz has successfully started up an environmentally friendly production plant for dissolving pulp at Bracell’s "STAR" project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.
Timberlink unveils a new world-class Green Mill Vision Scanning System at Bell Bay in Tasmania. The new technology will optimise every piece of timber to maximise the production of outdoor treated timber for the construction of decks and pergolas.
Smurfit Kappa has announced the construction of a new packaging plant in Morocco, its first corrugated plant in the country. The new facility is expected to be operational in early 2023. Construction of the state-of-the-art new plant began this week when the first stone of the foundations was laid at an official ceremo...
The operations at Metsä Group’s and Valmet’s 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski, Finland, has begun. The demo plant produces finished 3D fibre packaging products directly from wet pulp without intermediate phases. The demo plant currently employs approximately ten people.
Roseburg Forest Products held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new Roanoke Valley Lumber sawmill in Weldon, North Carolina. The mill is expected to create more than 135 jobs in the first two years.
Andritz has successfully started up key pulping process equipment for Sun Paper’s new pulp mill (Guangxi Sun Paper) in Beihai, China. The evaporation plant at the mill started up ahead of schedule, with all other process islands starting up on time.
He will join Raute from Metso Outotec Corporation where he holds the position of Senior Vice President, with responsibility for the crusher wears business. He will take over the position as Raute’s President and CEO at the latest on November 24, 2022.
In the course of expanding its operations at the SCS Scierie et Caisserie sawmill in Steinbourg, 8 new combined drying and steam kilns made by the Austrian drying specialist Mühlböck were put into operation.
ABB has been awarded a new contract by long-term customer, sustainable packaging company DS Smith, to fulfil a vision of highly automated, connected, and secure operations at their Kemsley Mill in the UK. ABB is supporting the mill’s evolution with the ABB Ability™ System 800xA distributed control system (DCS) and pape...
Välinge is further ramping up its capacity in Viken, Sweden, and sets up a mega-factory in Ogulin, Croatia. The first phase is scheduled to be operational by 2023 and all phases finalized and up and running in 2027. The Ogulin factory site will include a warehouse, press hall, process hall, powder production, energy st...
The new press will be ready for production during the autumn of 2022.
Single-family permits decreased 4.6% to a 1.11 million unit rate in April. Nonetheless, the resale market lacks inventory, which is supporting demand for new construction.
Atlantic Building Components & Services, Inc., a manufacturer of wood trusses and building components for the construction industry, will locate a new manufacturing facility in Robeson County, creating 105 jobs. The company will invest $6 million in Fairmont, North Carolina.
How the world wood markets will change and what the Russian forest based industry will lose. The new report provides a detailed picture of how the global markets for wood products have changed in January-April 2022, and what consequences the war has had for Russian companies. It presents also the forecasts of the owner...
Stora Enso’s sales in Russia was approximately 3% of total group revenues. The company has started business in Russia since 1998.
Setra invests in Valutec new TC wood drying kilns for sawmills in Heby and Hasselfors, Sweden. The kiln in Heby will begin assembly during the summer and in Hasselfors, assembly will begin in February next year.
The John Deere Foundation has been working directly with a number of organizations, including multiple UN agencies, to mobilize resources to support Ukrainians impacted by the crisis.
Sylvamo Corporation has made the decision to exit Russia. In the beginning of March Sylvamo suspended its operations in Russia. On March 2, Sylvamo also announced that Svetogorsk Pulp and Paper Mill may reduce its output or temporarily suspend production due to a shortage of raw material.
Kuhmon Lämpö Oy and KPA Unicon have signed a contract for a delivery of a bio boiler plant to Kuhmo, Finland. The commissioning of the district heating bio boiler plant will take place in autumn 2023.
After the start of the war, Siemens put all new business in and international deliveries to Russia and Belarus on hold. The comprehensive international sanctions, as well as current and potential countermeasures, impact the company’s business activities in Russia, particularly rail service and maintenance.