Rottneros AB announces that Pia Ohlson has decided to leave her position as CFO as of 5 September 2022. Monica Pasanen will take over as new CFO.
Ilim Group is finalizing the construction of the largest kraftliner mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. It is the first mill in the Russian pulp and paper industry to use a two-stage biological wastewater treatment system.
The Norway’s Prime minister Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Viken Skog’s Follum mill in Hønefoss. The plan of BillerudKorsnäs and the Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog to establish production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP) in Norway attracts la...
Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported net income for the 2Q 2022 of $256 million, or $3.29 per diluted share, compared to net income of $268 million, or $3.34 per diluted share, in the same period in 2021.
Andritz received the Final Acceptance Certificate for the upgrade of two Andritz P-RC APMP (pre-conditioning refiner chemical alkaline peroxide mechanical pulp) fiberlines delivered to APP’s Guangxi Jingui Pulp and Paper in Guangxi Province, China.
Irving Pulp & Paper has been given permission to begin construction immediately of an Environmental Treatment Facility and Water Use Reduction Project at Saint John’s mill in New Brunswick, Canada, following a successful Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). Construction will begin immediately and run until late 2024.
Mercer International's total revenues in the 2Q 2022 increased by approximately 42% to $572.3 million from $401.8 million in the same quarter of 2021 primarily due to higher pulp sales volumes and higher pulp, energy and lumber sales realizations.
International Paper's 2Q 2022 net sales increased by 13% to $5,389 million, compared to $4,770 million in the 2Q 2021. Net earnings (loss) were $511 million ($1.38 per diluted share) compared with $360 million ($0.95 per diluted share) in the 1Q 2022 and $432 million ($1.09 per diluted share) in the 2Q 2021.
GP Cellulose is investing about $80 million to add fluff capacity at its GP Cellulose Alabama River mill near Monroeville, Alabama. The project is being implemented in phases and when complete in late 2023, will increase the mill's ability to produce fluff pulp.
Heinzel Holding GmbH and Paracel S.A. jointly announce that Heinzel has entered into an investment agreement to become the strategic equity investor in Paracel, an afforestation and pulp mill project in Paraguay. Paracel is planning to produce 1.8 million metric tons of eucalyptus pulp per year in Concepción, Paraguay,...
Rengo Co., Ltd. has established a new plant to increase production of “Viscopearl,” a spherical cellulose microbead manufactured from wood pulp, and will commence full-scale operation in July. Currently, trial operation is being conducted toward full-scale operation to achieve quality improvement through new manufactur...
Stora Enso and Northvolt have entered into a Joint Development Agreement to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from the Nordic forests. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialised battery featuring anode sourced entirely from European raw materials, lower...
Swedish specialty pulp mill Aspa Bruk has placed an order for SPM's most advanced online system Intellinova Parallel EN to monitor the mechanical and lubrication condition of the mill’s pulp dryer and wood chipper.
ABB supported Arauco in the setup of an operations room for remote supervision in central Concepción, Chile, the installation of remote monitoring infrastructure and ongoing service.
Sawmills in the North-West of Russia began to stop production due to the inability to redirect supplies from Europe to the East. Since July 10, they have been unable to export to Europe due to sanctions imposed in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Valmet will deliver a new baling line and a flash drying rebuild to Mayr-Melnhof Group’s FollaCell pulp mill in Norway. The start-up is scheduled for the 4Q 2023.
CellMark has partnered with the company Total Fiber Recovery to construct an $80 million recycled pulp production facility in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. The new facility and company is called Total Fiber Recovery of Chesapeake (TFRC).
Andritz has received an order from Shanying Paper (Jilin) Co. Ltd. to supply a complete OCC line, including fiber recovery and reject handling system, for its mill near Fuyu City, Songyuan, Jilin Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the 2Q 2023.
Valmet will deliver a LignoBoost plant for Mercer Rosenthal Lignin Center in Thuringia, Germany. The plant will extract kraft lignin from pulp mill black liquor. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed.