The Coronavirus Epidemic has negatively impacted the supply chains for numerous industry sectors worldwide the past few months. Many commodity products saw reduced trade during March and April, a result of reduced demand, closures of manufacturing facilities to protect workers, constraint in the handling capacity of go...
Södra is planning a new investment for its state-of-the-art pulp mill in Värö, Sweden, which will allow the mill to increase capacity yet further, in steps toward 850,000 tpy.
As part of sustainable logistics concepts and in order to increase supply chain reliability for an important raw material, pulp, Koehler is making greater use of rail transportation. Total investments amounted to Euro 1 million.
International technology group Andritz has received an order from Sun Paper to supply pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China. Start-up is scheduled for the 4Q 2021.
Paper Excellence Canada announced that 1057863 B.C. Ltd, Northern Pulp Nova Scotia, Northern Timber Nova Scotia and other related non-operating affiliates (collectively, “Northern Pulp”) have obtained an initial order under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”). The initial order stays proceedings against N...
The 4-year programme ExpandFibre aims to develop ground-breaking technologies and smart business concepts that are required to convert straw and wood pulp fibre into novel bioproducts, such as textile fibres.
Verso will indefinitely idle paper mills in Duluth, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, while exploring viable and sustainable alternatives for both mills, including restarting if market conditions improve, marketing for sale or closing permanently.
Paper Excellence Canada announced the curtailment of operations at its pulp mill in Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada targeting the final week of June 2020.
Valmet will supply cooking and fiberline to Guangxi Sun Paper Co., Ltd’s new Beihai mill in China. The pulp mill will have a capacity of 800,000 air dried tonnes per year of bleached hardwood kraft pulp. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
TietoEVRY is partnering with Turck Vilant Systems to generate more value for data in the logistics ecosystem.Turck Vilant is the leading RFID solutions provider in the pulp and paper industry. Their RFID solutions benefit numerous pulp and paper producers by generating operational visibility and efficiency.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced that, in working with its lenders under its Senior Secured Credit Agreement, it has entered into an amendment under which, among other changes, the lenders have agreed to relax the financial covenants through 2022.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, are co-leading a $1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose S.A., a joint venture between Lenzing AG and Duratex S.A., to build one of the largest dissolving wood pulp plants in the world, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
Mercer International Inc. reports that its Celgar mill in British Columbia, Canada, in addition to regularly planned maintenance downtime of five days, will be taking approximately 30 days of additional downtime (aggregate 52,000 ADMTs) in July 2020.
BillerudKorsnäs and UPM have entered into an agreement that will extend the supply agreement for pulp, steam and electricity for the production at BillerudKorsnäs’ mill in Pietarsaari, Finland.
Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announces curtailment of Prince George Pulp and Paper and Intercontinental Pulp for approximately four weeks starting July 6, 2020. The curtailment will reduce Canfor Pulp's production output by approximately 38,000 tonnes of market kraft pulp and 12,000 tonnes of kraft paper.
Clyde Industries has received an order from Andritz to supply boiler cleaning equipment for a large pulp mill project. Delivery is planned for November 2020 with a scheduled start-up at the end of 2022.
International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Kookil Paper (Zhangjiagang) Limited Corporation to supply a complete 305 bdmt/d stock preparation line including approach flow system, broke handling and fiber recovery to the mill in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the 1...
Kemira has signed a long-term agreement with UPM-Kymmene Corporation extending and expanding its current bleaching chemicals supply contract in Uruguay, pending required environmental permitting. The new agreement will include capacity to support the existing pulp mill in Fray Bentos and the new, 2.1 million ton UPM pu...
Metsä Group’s sales in the 1Q 2020 were Euro 1,253.0 million, compared to Euro 1,437.7 million in the 1Q 2019. The comparable operating result was Euro 62.4 million, or 5% of sales.
Valmet will supply an ash crystallizer plant with a capacity of 300 tons of ash per day to LD Celulose S.A. in Brazil. The ash crystallizer delivery is part of Lenzing’s and Duratex’s joint venture LD Celulose’s project to build a new 500,000 ton/year dissolving pulp mill in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. The new mill is ...